Alexander Mosely Pennock

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Alexander Mosely Pennock
Born (1813-11-01)November 1, 1813
Norfolk, Virginia
Died September 20, 1876(1876-09-20) (aged 62)
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1828–76
Rank USN Rear Admiral rank insignia.jpg Rear Admiral
Battles/wars American Civil War
Relations David Farragut (brother-in-law)

Alexander Mosely Pennock (November 1, 1813 – September 20, 1876) was an officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He was a captain during the war and rose to the rank of rear admiral after the war.


  • James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1898). Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton & company. p. 718. ISBN 1-4367-8017-9. 
  • "Funeral of Rear Admiral Pennock" (PDF). New York Times. September 23, 1876. Retrieved 2008-11-26. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
Edmund Colhoun
Commander, Asiatic Squadron
29 May 1874–24 June 1875
Succeeded by
Robert F. R. Lewis