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Elijah Hall – Continental Navy Officer

Elijah Hall (December 8, 1742 – June 22, 1830) was an officer in the Continental Navy.==Biography==Hall, born in Raynham, Massachusetts, was appointed Lieutenant in the Continental Navy on…

Edward Preble – Continental Navy Officer

Edward Preble (15 August 1761 – 25 August 1807) was a United States naval officer who served with great distinction during the 1st Barbary War, leading American attacks…

Seth Harding – Continental Navy Officer

Seth Harding (17 April 1734 – 20 November 1814) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Revolutionary War. In 1776, he was the Captain…

John Rathbun – Continental Navy Officer

John Peck Rathbun (1746–1782) was an officer in the Continental Navy and in the United States Navy. Rathbun was from Rhode Island with family in Boston. Rathbun served…

John Hazelwood – Continental Navy Officer

John Hazelwood (1726 – March 1, 1800) was an officer in the Continental Navy.Born in England, Hazelwood was appointed to superintend the building of fire rafts for the…

Thomas Read – Continental Navy Officer

Thomas Read (1740, New Castle, Delaware – 26 October 1788, White Hill, New Jersey) was the first naval officer to obtain the rank of commodore in command of…

Esek Hopkins – Continental Navy Officer

Commodore Esek Hopkins (April 26, 1718 – February 26, 1802) was the only Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. He was also…

Isaiah Robinson – Continental Navy Officer

Isaiah Robinson (18th century) was an officer in the Continental Navy of the United States.==Biography==Likely born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Robinson was a member of the Philadelphia Ship Masters’…

Dudley Saltonstall – Continental Navy Officer

Dudley Saltonstall (1738–1796) was an American naval commander during the American Revolutionary War. He is best known as the commander of the naval forces of the 1779 Penobscot…