Barron, Samuel, CAPT

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Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1805-1810, 000X, ROICC Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic Division (NAVFACLANT)
Service Years
1798 - 1810

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Home Town
Last Address
Norfolk, VA

Date of Passing
Nov 10, 1810
Location of Interment
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  1801-1805, 000X, USS President


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USS President Unit Page


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 USS President Details

USS President
Frigate: Built by Christian Bergh, East River, New York Launched 10 April 1800 USS President sailed from New York, 5 August 1800, CDR. Thomas Truxtun ,in command Assigned as flagship of Commodore Richard Dale in the Mediterranean in 1801 and 1802 Cruised in the Mediterranean in 1804 and 1805. participating in the actions against Tripoli Cruised off the eastern coast of the United States from 1809 to 1812 Sailing from Annapolis, MD., 12 May 1811, President and met and fired on sloop HMS Little Belt President sailed from New York, 21 June 1812, with USS United States, USS Congress, USS Hornet, and USS Argus on a cruise in the North Atlantic 23 June, 1812. President fell in with frigate HMS Belvidera, and after a running fight of 8 hours Belvidera, escaped Putting into Boston, she sailed again 3 October 1812 for the North Atlantic returning to Boston 31 December President sailed from Boston, 30 April 1813, on a cruise off the coast of Europe 23 September 1813, President captured schooner HMS Highflyer, off New York and arrived Newport, R.I., 27 September 1813 President sailed from Providence 4 December on a cruise to the West Indies, returning to New York IS February 1814 and was blockaded there for almost a year by a British squadron. President sailed from New York 14 January 1815 under CAPT. Stephen Decatur, and the next day was captured by HMS ships Endymion, Majestic, Pomone, and Tenedos Final Disposition, taken into the Royal Navy and was broken up at Portsmouth, England, in 1817

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Original Six Frigates


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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2012
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Other Memories
In 1798, Barron was placed in command of the Augusta and took part in the Quasi-War with France. During the First Barbary War, he commanded the President and relieved Edward Preble near Tripoli.

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5 Members Also There at Same Time
USS President

Dale, Richard, RDML, (1776-1802) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Truxtun, Thomas, RDML, (1794-1802) Rear Admiral Lower Half
Barron, James, RDML, (1798-1851) Captain
Barron, James, RDML, (1798-1851) Captain
Blakeley, Johnston, CAPT, (1799-1814) Midshipman
Warrington, Lewis, CAPT, (1800-1851) Midshipman

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