|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1804, Libya|
US Navy Seaman. Thomas Tompline enlisted in the US Navy in 1803. In August 1804 he fought in actions against the pirates of Tripoli. He volunteered to join the crew of the "Intrepid" whose mission was to destroy the pirate floatilla in Tripoli harbor. On September 4, 1804, while carrying out this mission, the "Intrepid" exploded killing Tompline and 12 other men aboard.
Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Jul 13, 2011
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