David Dixon Porter - Legacy and Honors

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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