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Isaac Hull
Birth: Mar. 9, 1773
Derby
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1843
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

War of 1812 Naval Officer. Nephew of General William Hull. Began US Navy service as a cabin boy in 1787. Commissioned 4th Lieutenant on the "USS Constitution" in 1797, and won distinction in the Quasi-War with France when he captured a French privateer. Commanded the "USS Argus" during the Barbary Wars, and provided support when American troops captured Derna (April 27, 1805). Promoted to Captain and named commander of the "USS Constitution" in 1810, and commanded it during the War of 1812. Gained fame by evading a superior British naval squadron in an incredible 66 hour chase after the British encountered the "Constitution" off Egg Harbor, New Jersey. His most endure Naval action was the defeat by the Constitution of the British frigate "HMS Guerriere", which he destroyed in less than a half hour of combat. His post-war assignments were commander of the Pacific Squadron, commandant of the Washington Navy Yard, and commander of the US Mediterranean Squadron. His last words before dying were "I strike my flag". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Hull (1750 - 1826)
  Sarah Bennett Hull (____ - 1803)
 
 Spouse:
  Anne McCurdy Hart Hull (1790 - 1874)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isaac Hull (1773 - 1843)
  Levi Hull (1775 - 1848)*
  William Hull (1781 - 1812)*
  Daniel Hull (1784 - 1817)*
  Henry Hull (1788 - 1833)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 241
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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In memory of Commodore Isaac Hull. Thank you for your service.
-Anonymous
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