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Family Sheet

Name: Irvine Shubrick Commander Note Born: 15 Nov 1797 at Bull s Island, , , South Carolina Married: 12 May 1824 Died: 5 Apr 1849 at Wilmington, , , Delaware Father: Thomas Shubrick Colonel Mother: Mary Branford
Name: Julia Sophia Angelica Dupont Born: Abt 1800 at The Brandywine Near Wilmington, , , Delaware Died:
Name: Thomas Branford Shubrick Born: 3 Jun 1825 at Wilmington, , , Delaware Died: 25 Mar 1847 at Vera Cruz, , , Mexico
Name: Francis Shubrick Born: Abt 1828 Died: Abt 1848
Name: Alicia Shubrick Born: 1830 at Wilmington, , , Delaware Died: 5 Feb 1894 at Independence, , , Missouri
1). Irvine Shubrick was born at his father s residence on Bull s Island, south Carolina on 15 November, 1797. He was appo inted Midshipman on 12 May, 1814 and assigned to USS Conste llation in Boston. On 12 May, 1814, Shubrick was transferre d to USS Guerriere, where he served until reassigned to US S President under Commodore Stephen Decatur. He was taken p risoner when HMS Endymion captured USS President, and was t aken to Bermuda with Decatur and others. When Decatur late r commanded USS Guerriere in 1815, Shubrick participated i n the capture of an Algerine frigate. On 9 July, 1816, Irvine Shubrick was ordered to USS Fran klin under Captain Stewart, where he served until 17 Septem ber, 1816, when he transferred to USS Alert. He served brie fly in USS Hornet during her cruise to suppress piracy in t he West Indies in1823, then was assigned to USS Washingto n as Sailing Master 10 October of that year. After a brie f leave period, Shubrick reported on board USS Brandywin e 8 June, 1825, having been commissioned Lieutenant 13 Janu ary, 1825. On 14 August, 1827, Shubricktransferred to US S Delaware, then took a year s leave commencing January, 18 30. On February 16,1831, Lieutenant Shubrick reported as Exe cutive Officer of USS Potomac, Pacific Station. He commande d the landing party of Potomac during an attack on the Mala y town of Quallah Battoo on Sumatra, which he destroyed t o avenge the captureand plunder of the American ship Frien dship the year before. He was highly commended for abilit y and gallantry in the conduct of this expedition. He trans ferred to the command receiving ship at Philadelphia 27 May , 1834 and remained awaiting orders. Lieutenant Shubric k was promoted to Commander 8 September, 1841. On 13 Decemb er, 1844, he was assigned to command USS Saratoga on the Br azilian Station. He continued in command until transferre d to Philadelphia as Inspector of Ordnance 8 October, 1847 . He died 5 April, 1849 at Wilmington, Delaware.


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