Rants, Raves and Recipes from the Edge of Sanity
An Admiral? I think notSir Power was an infantry officer, a general I think, under Wellington in Portugal. If he'd been in charge a good chunk of New York state around Lac Champlain would have been captured by the British in the war of 1812. Al_in_Ottawa
Might be related but the plaque is probably for Manley Laurence Power.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manley_Laurence_Power
General Manley Power? Almost too much.
Did an image search, and he was pretty much clean shaven. The Admiral was the great-grandson of the General https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manley_Laurence_Poweris the admiral. GGf was also clean shaven. HERE'S a mofo. Entered USCG at 62, as a retirement job. http://www.uscg.mil/history/people/Joshua_James.aspThe official historian of the USCG is a very nice person, and all his staff are wonderful and charming people. They've helped me out on some research stuff. God bless 'em.
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