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Frederick K. Engle
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Rank: Rear Admiral
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Unit: USS Princeton
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Battles: Mexican American war
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Frederick K. Engle (1799 – February 12, 1868) was a United States, naval officer, from Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Early life and career[]

Born in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1799 and returning to his maker in Philadelphia, February 12, 1868. He entered the navy as a midshipman on November 30, 1814, and became lieutenant on January 13, 1825. During the Mexican American war he commanded the USS Princeton and served in the Union blockading squadron. He was promoted to captain in 1855.

Civil War[]

At the beginning of the civil war was sent to China to bring home the USS Hartford. He was then assigned to the command of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and subsequently became governor of the naval asylum in that City. He was promoted to be rear admiral on the retired list, July 25, 1866.