Stephen Decatur Trenchard Photo

Stephen Decatur Trenchard

Born: Jul 10, 1818

Death: Nov 15, 1883

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Nationality: United States

Stephen Decatur Trenchard

Date of Birth : Jul 10, 1818
Date of Death : Nov 15, 1883
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Stephen Decatur Trenchard was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. He was present at the Battle of Taku Forts in 1859, and commanded the supply ship and gunboat Rhode Island throughout the American Civil War, seeing action at both Battles of Fort Fisher. He later commanded the North Atlantic Squadron.

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