William Bainbridge, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

William Bainbridge

United States Navy officer

Date of Birth: 07-May-1774

Place of Birth: Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 27-Jul-1833

Profession: military officer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About William Bainbridge

  • William Bainbridge (May 7, 1774 – July 27, 1833) was a Commodore in the United States Navy.
  • During his long career in the young American Navy he served under six presidents beginning with John Adams and is notable for his many victories at sea.
  • He commanded several famous naval ships, including USS Constitution and saw service in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812.
  • Bainbridge was also in command of USS Philadelphia when she grounded off the shores of Tripoli in North Africa, resulting in his capture and imprisonment for many months.
  • In the latter part of his career he became the U.S.
  • Naval Commissioner.

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