Legacy and Honors
- Five ships have been named USS Porter for him and his father.
- Porter Road at the Naval Academy, also known as Officer's Row, was named in his honor.
- A memorial to Porter was installed at Vicksburg National Military Park. Information about the image may be found at
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“My hearts subdued
Even to the very quality of my lord.
I saw Othellos visage in his mind,
And to his honors and his valiant parts
Did I my soul and fortunes consecrate.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.”
—Desiderius Erasmus (c. 14661536)