William Harrison

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 4 Sep 1804 Libya
  • Burial Tripoli, Tarabulus, Libya
  • Memorial ID 73311552

US Navy Seaman. William Harrison enlisted in the US Navy in 1803, in Boston. He served on frigate in the Mediterranean in 1803 and 1804. In August 1804, 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 Harrison and 12 other men aboard.


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  • Created by: Dan Silva
  • Added: 13 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73311552
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Harrison (unknown–4 Sep 1804), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73311552, citing Green Square, Tripoli, Tarabulus, Libya ; Maintained by Dan Silva (contributor 46781334) .