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Conflict Period:
War of 1812 1
Branch:
Navy 1
Birth:
23 Aug 1775 2
South Kingstown,Rhode Island 3
Death:
23 Aug 1819 1
near Port of Spain, Trinidad 1
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Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry
, painted by Gilbert Stuart, 1818. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Portrait_of_Oliver_Hazard_Perry,_1818.jpg
Portrait of Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, USN (1785-1819)
Portrait of Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, USN (1785-1819)
1839 Edward L. Mooney (1813–1887) Oil
Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813
Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813
Mural begun by Charles Robert Patterson and completed in 1959 by Howard B. French. [Source: Wikimedia Commons]
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Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Eri
Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Eri
Oliver Hazard Perry standing on front of small boat after abandoning his flagship, the Lawrence at the Battle of Lake Erie. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:BattleofLakeErie.jpg
Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Oliver Hazard Perry (back)
Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Oliver Hazard Perry (back)
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Perry_medal_back.gif
Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OliverHazardPerryEngraving.jpg
Perry's Victory Quarter
Perry's Victory Quarter
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oliver_Hazard_Perry%27s_Victory_Quarter.jpg
US Postage stamp, Oliver Hazard Perry, issue of 1894
US Postage stamp, Oliver Hazard Perry, issue of 1894
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OH_Perry2_1894_issue_$1-1.jpg
Statue of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
Statue of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
Newport, RI. Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Commodore_Oliver_Hazard_Perry_Statue,_Eisenhower_Park,_Newport,_RI.JPG
USS OLIVER HAZARD PERRY (FFG-7), 1979
USS OLIVER HAZARD PERRY (FFG-7), 1979
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USS_Oliver_Hazard_Perry_FFG-7.jpg
Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of Lake Erie
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Battle_erie.jpg
Perry monument in Ohio
Perry monument in Ohio
Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Perry_monument,_by_Sweeny%27s_Photographic_Landscapes.jpg

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Full Name:
Oliver Hazard Perry 3
Birth:
23 Aug 1775 2
South Kingstown,Rhode Island 3
Male 3
Death:
23 Aug 1819 4
near Port of Spain, Trinidad 1
Cause: Yellow fever 1
Burial:
Burial Place: Island Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island 1
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Birth:
Mother: Sarah Wallace Alexander 3
Father: Christopher Raymond Perry 3
Marriage:
Elizabeth Champlin Mason 2
05 May 1811 2
Newport, Rhode Island 2
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War of 1812 1

Branch:
Navy 1
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Occupation:
U.S.Navy 3
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 3
Employment:
Employer: U.S Navy 5
Start Date: 1799 5
End Date: 1819 5
Awarded Congressional Gold Medal:
06 Jan 1814 5
Battle of Derna:
Libya 5
Battle of Lake Erie:
10 Sep 1813 5
Battle of Lake Erie:
near Put-in-Bay, Ohio 5
Fights duel with John Heath:
19 Oct 1817 5
First Barbary War:
May 10, 1801–June 10, 1805 5
Second Barbary War:
1815 5
Second Barbary War:
Mediterranean Sea 5
USS Revenge runs aground:
Rhode Island 5
USS Revenge runs aground; Perry court-matialed:
09 Jan 1811 5
Brother:
Matthew Calbraith Perry 4
Father:
Christopher Raymond Perry 4
Mother:
Sarah Wallace Alexander 4

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Perry commanded the ship, USS Revenge that wrecked off the coast of Rhode Island on Jan 9, 1811. Remains of the ship have recently been found and identified by the ship's bell which was engraved with the name of the ship.[Comment added Jan 8, 2011]

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