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Joseph Israel
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Birth: 1782
Maryland, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1804, Libya

US Navy Midshipman. Joseph Israel entered the US Navy in 1801, serving on first two expeditions against Tripoli. He volunteered to join the crew of the "Intrepid" whose mission was to destroy the pirate floatilla in Tripoli harbor. Though permission was not granted, Israel went anyway. On September 4, 1804, while carrying out this mission, the "Intrepid" exploded killing Israel and 12 other men aboard. 
 
Burial:
Green Square
Tripoli
Tarabulus, Libya
 
Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Jul 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73309932
Joseph Israel
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RIP Patriots then, Patriots still.
- Tony B
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014

- Jerry
 Added: Nov. 28, 2011
 
 
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