Talk:Richard Wainwright (Spanish–American War naval officer)

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Date mistake[edit]

The article says:

Retired from active duty on 21 December 1894, Admiral Wainwright died in Washington, D.C.

How could he have retired before the Spanish-American War? Maybe it's confusing Wainrights. His father was in the U.S. Navy also, so maybe it was his dad who retired in 1894. 01:46, 27 April 2006 (UTC)

  • Oops, his father died in 1862, so that's not the explanation. 01:54, 27 April 2006 (UTC)
Checking the source, I've fixed the dates. Jinian 01:57, 27 April 2006 (UTC)