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Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: January 19, 2016
Caption: In Memory of Richard Somers.
Additional Description: Son of Richard and Sophia Somers, Master Commandant in the Navy of the United States-Born 15th Sep. 1778. "He perished in the 25th year of his age in the Ketch Intrepid in the memorable attempt to destroy the Turkish Flotilla in the Harbour of Tripoli on the night of the 14th of Sep 1804. Distinguished for his energy, courage, and manly sense of honour. Pro patria non timidus mort."
Submitted: January 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p344668
File Size: 3.683 Megabytes
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