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Americas First Flag Officer: Father of the American Navy Thomas Williams

Americas First Flag Officer: Father of the American Navy

Thomas Williams

Published August 18th 2008
ISBN : 9781434386533
Paperback
260 pages
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John Barry, an Irish immigrant to Philadelphia in 1760, commenced a naval career that included being victorious in thirty naval engagements verses the British. Captain Barry was credited with the first capture of a British warship. He was wounded inMoreJohn Barry, an Irish immigrant to Philadelphia in 1760, commenced a naval career that included being victorious in thirty naval engagements verses the British. Captain Barry was credited with the first capture of a British warship. He was wounded in a ferocious sea battle, quelled three mutinies and captured over twenty ships during his career. He fought the last naval battle of the Revolutionary War. Commodore John Barry was the First Flag Officer of the United States Navy and Father of the American Navy. The historical fiction of John Barrys life is fun, informative, emotional, and adventurous.