Samuel Dupont

Samuel Francis Du Pont (September 27, 1803 – June 23, 1865) was an American naval officer who achieved the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and a member of the prominent Du Pont family; he was the only member of his generation to use a capital D. He served prominently during the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, was superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, and made significant contributions to the modernization of the U.S. Navy.
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    … see here.Madison got into the boat business when wealthy businessman Samuel Dupont gave them a race boat. They crashed it and he gave them another one.Thank you, Sam.One of the most amazing races was when Gentleman Jim McCormick took the dog of a boat Miss Madison with an engine from a WWII fighter and won the Gold Cup – the biggest race…

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