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Gone, too, is Harry’s post as “commodore-in-chief, small ships and diving” in the Royal Navy.Prince Harry and Meghan lose their patronages, won’t return as ‘working royals’|William Booth, Karla Adam|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
A motley crew of former sailors led by Commodore Joshua Barney mounted the only real resistance to the British.The Presidential Hopeful Obsessed With the War of 1812|Ben Jacobs|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Examine photographs of Andrew Carnegie, J. P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Mellon, and Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt.Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds|P. J. O’Rourke|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Air commodore Houston was responding to results from the Australian ship Ocean Shield.If They Are Ever Found, Flight 370’s Black Boxes Should Go to the U.S.|Clive Irving|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He joined the local Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club there and by 1977 had reached the membership rank of commodore.
Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard—“the Commodore”—had a passion for all things naval.
Quite a good lot of bullets were plopping into the water, so the Commodore ordered the Colne to lie further out.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The Commodore has offered me a passage in her, and has written to that purpose; but I am in no state to embark for a long voyage.
British commodore Byron sailed from the Downs in the Dolphin, on his voyage round the world.
The Commodore means to go thither himself on the business, and I have no doubt all will be well and reasonably settled.
The American expedition under commodore Perry arrived at Japan.