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Joseph Hewes, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (signer of the "Declaration of Independence") (1730 - 1779)

Joseph Hewes (January 23, 1730 – November 10, 1779) was a native of Princeton, New Jersey, where he was born in 1730. Hewes’s parents were members of the Society of Friends, commonly kn...

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Commodore Joshua Barney (USN) (1759 - 1818)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor # A006521 Commodore Joshua Barney served in United States Navy during the American Revolutionary War and t...

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Capt. Ephraim Chase MP (1744 - 1836)

Capt. Ephraim Chase Birth: June 1 1744 - Freetown, Massachusetts Death: Apr 17 1836 - East Machias, Maine Parents: Israel Chase, Wealthea Kane Wife: Lydia Hathaway Children: Cynthia ...

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Capt. William Furness (c.1759 - c.1820)

From Journeys Hike Scripts - William Furness, 1800 In the mid-1700s, this street was called Furness Road, after the seagoing Furness family, who owned a wharf on the riverbank.  Blacksmith Rob...

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Justus Plumb, Sr MP (1730 - 1800)

Justus Plumb Birth: 1730 - Huntington, Suffolk Co., New York Death: After 1800 Parents: Samuel Plumb, Anne Roe Wife: Margaret Sammis Children: David Plumb, Margaret Plumb, Justus Plumb, Mar...

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Capt. Samuel Newbury (b. - 1781)

. . . . . . . . . :: . . . . . . . . . . . . . :: . . . . . . . . . . . . . :: . . . . . . . . . . . . . :: . . . . [Michael Reid Delahunt (2010):] Captain Samuel Newbury was a ship builder in New ...

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Captain Obadiah Rich (1758 - 1805)

Obadiah Rich (1758–1805) commanded the brig Intrepid in the American Revolutionary War.

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Esek Hopkins (1758 - 1777)

Lieutenant in the Continental Navy.

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Commodore Richard Dale (Continental Navy) (1756 - 1826)

Richard Dale (6 November 1756–26 February 1826) fought in the Continental Navy under John Barry and was first lieutenant for John Paul Jones during the naval battle off of Flamborough Head, En...

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Commander Seth Harding (1734 - 1814)

Added by Elwin. C. Nickerson About Commander Seth Harding- Harding was born at Eastham, Massachusetts. He went to sea early in his life and commanded several merchant ships during the French and Indian...

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Samuel Chew (c.1743 - 1778)

Samuel Chew (c. 1750 – 4 March 1778) was an officer in the Continental Navy. Born in Virginia, Chew, a resident of Connecticut, was appointed by the Marine Committee 17 June 1777 to command th...

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Samuel Nicholson (1743 - 1811)

Service in American Revolution Nicholson was a captain in the Continental Navy. He was the first commandant of the Boston Navy Yard. He served as a Lieutenant on the USS Bonhomme Richard under John P...

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John Nicholson (1756 - 1844)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search John Nicholson (1756 – 1844) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. The son of Joseph...

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Captain John B. Hopkins (Continental Navy) (1742 - 1796)

John Burroughs Hopkins (July 25, 1742 - December 5, 1796) was a captain of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. Biography Hopkins was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the...

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Thomas Read MP (1740 - 1788)

Thomas Read was the first naval officer to obtain the rank of commodore in command of a fleet of the Continental Navy. Thomas Read was the son of John and Mary (Howell) Read, and the younger brother ...

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Commodore Dudley Saltonstall (Cont. Navy) (1738 - 1796)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONTINENTAL NAVY with the rank of COMMODORE. DAR Ancestor # A099410 Dudley Saltonstall (1738–1796) was an American naval commander during the America...

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Cdr. James Nicholson (1737 - 1804)

James Nicholson (1737 – 2 September 1804) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. The son of Joseph and Hannah Scott Nicholson, he was born in Chestertown...

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Capt. Samuel Tucker (1747 - 1833)

Samuel Tucker (1 November 1747 – 10 March 1833) was an officer in the Continental Navy and the United States Navy. Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Tucker began his naval career in the sprin...

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Captain Joseph Olney MP (1737 - 1814)

During the war for Independence, Joseph was active in the Naval Service, and commanded the Cabot and Queen of France (ships). He was one of the committee chosen to select a uniform for the American Nav...

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Elisha Hinman MP (1734 - 1807)

HINMAN, Elisha, naval officer, was born at Woodbury, Conn., March 10, 1734, son of Andrew and Mary (Noble) Hinman, grandson of Capt. Titus and Hannah (Сое) Hinman; great-grandson o...

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Commodore Abraham Whipple (1733 - 1819)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of COMMODORE. DAR Ancestor # A124140 Abraham Whipple (September 26, 1733 – May 27, 1819) was an American revolutionary nav...

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Comm John Barry (1745 - 1803)

Revolutionary War Continental Navy Officer. The son of an Irish farmer, he rose from impoverished conditions in County Wexford, Ireland to become the senior commander of the United States Navy. He arri...

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Capt. Nicholas Biddle (Continental Navy) (c.1750 - 1778)

) Nicholas Biddle (September 10, 1750 – March 17, 1778) was one of the first five captains of the Continental Navy, which was raised by the Americans during the American Revolutionary War. E...

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Commodore Esek Hopkins, Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy MP (1718 - 1802)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for RHODE ISLAND with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor # A057986 Esek Hopkins (April 26, 1718 – February 26, 1802) was a Commander in Chief of...

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Capt. John Paul Jones MP (1747 - 1792)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for John Paul Jones. John Paul Jones (July 6, 1747 – July 18, 1792) was the United States' first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary Wa...

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