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Conflict Period:
Other Service 1
Branch:
Navy 2
Rank:
Master Commandant (from the USS Intrepid) 1
Birth:
15 Sep 1778 3
Great Egg Harbor, New Jersey 4
Death:
04 Sep 1804 2
Libya 2
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Full Name:
Richard Somers 1
Birth:
15 Sep 1778 3
Great Egg Harbor, New Jersey 4
Male 2
Death:
04 Sep 1804 2
Libya 2
Burial Country: Libya 1
Burial Site: 13 seamen buried on beach and on land above. Reburials since 1804 resulted in 10 unnamed Intrepid crew buried in a Protestant cemetery and under Green Park. Richard Somers and 2 officers are buried beneath Green Park, by west gate of Old Castle Fort. 1
Death Cause: Ship explosion 1
Burial:
Tripoli, Libya 4
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Birth:
Mother: Sophia Somers 2
Father: Richard Somers 2
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Other Service 1

Branch:
Navy 2
Rank:
Master Commandant (from the USS Intrepid) 1
Service Start Date:
1797 4
Service End Date:
1804 2
Unit or Ship:
USS Intrepid 1
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Source Information:
Source: Dickon: Appendix 1 Ð American sailors buried in Tripoli, Libya since 1804. 1
Source Link: http://www.theforeignburialofamericanwardead.com/ 1
Source Link Title: The Foreign Burial of American War Dead 1

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Notes

These American officers and seamen were buried in Tripoli, Libya, after the explosion of the USS Intrepid on September 4, 1804. They were members of a crew assembled from three Navy ships.

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