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Uniform of Thomas Tingey

Object Name: Full dress naval uniform
Date: 1812-1825
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Credit Line: Gift of Lt. Col. Sidney G. de Kay
Object Number: 1932.221
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Commodore Thomas Tingey (1750-1829) served in the American navy during the Revolution as commander of the 24-gun "Ganges" and guarded the Mona Passage in the West Indies, 1798-99. He was commandant of the Washington Navy Yard from 1804 until his death in 1829.

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Estate of Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss; Asher B. durand and Family; Lucy Durand Woodman, Orange, New Jersey