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|27k||Tunis Augustus Macdonough Craven was born 11 January 1813 in Portsmouth, N.H., and appointed midshipman 2 February 1829. He served with distinction in the Mexican War and commanded the Atrato Expedition in 1857 which surveyed the Isthmus of Darien. In 1860 he was presented with a gold medal and diploma by Queen Isabella II of Spain for the rescue of the crew of a Spanish merchant vessel. In the Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864, Commander Craven commanded Tecumseh, which was struck by a torpedo while leading the attack. The vessel sank almost immediately carrying with her Commander Craven who had drawn back, giving his life to permit his pilot to escape through the narrow opening in the turret tower.||NHC|
|223k||USS Craven (TB-10) laid up in a ship-house at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, New Hampshire, 12 December 1900. Note her damaged bow. Source: United States National Archives, Photo No. 19-15-14-8.||Mike Green|
|239k||USS Dahlgren (TB-9) and USS Craven (TB-10) laid up in a ship-house at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, New Hampshire, 12 December 1900. Note Craven's damaged bow. Source: United States National Archives, Photo No.19-N-15-14-9.||Mike Green|
|185k||Photo of the USS Craven (TB-10, Biddle (TB-26) and Barney (TB-25) washed ashore at Charleston Navy Yard by a hurricane on August 28 1911.||Darryl Baker|
LT John Rufus Edie Jun 9 1900 - ?
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