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Richard Dale
Birth: Nov. 6, 1756
Death: Feb. 26, 1826
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Revolutionary War Naval Officer. Served in the British Navy from 1776 to 1777, when he took up the cause of the Revolution. Served as second-in-command to Captain John Paul Jones of the USS Bon Homme Richard when he fought the famous battle with the HMS Serapis. Later promoted to Lieutenant and commanded Continental Vessels. Promoted to Captain, U.S. Navy in 1794, and led the Navy squadron in the Mediterranean Gulf during the 1801-1802 Barbary Coast War. Originally buried at the Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia, Dale was reinterred at Laurel Hill Cemetery in 1888. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Dorothy Crathorne Dale (1767 - 1832)*
 
 Children:
  John Montgomery Dale (1797 - 1852)*
  Edward Crathorne Dale (1802 - 1866)*
  Sarah Berry Dale Pettit (1804 - 1853)*
  Elizabeth Dale Read (1807 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 18, Lot 57
GPS (lat/lon): 40.00014, -75.18842
 
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Record added: Apr 19, 2001
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Richard Dale
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Richard Dale
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