|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.
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Record added: Jul 13, 2011
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