Thomas Truxtun

Thomas Truxtun

Birth
Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, USA
Death 5 May 1822 (aged 67)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 7743451 · View Source
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United States Naval Officer. Early American Naval Officer, one of the first six Captains appointed to that rank after the formation of the US Navy. First commanding officer of "USS Constellation". During the Quasi War with France, captured the Frigate "L'Insurgente".



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  • Originally Created by: Woodhill
  • Added: 7 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7743451
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Truxtun (17 Feb 1755–5 May 1822), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7743451, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .