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Commodore John Barry

the father of the American navy

by William Barry Meany

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York and London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barry, John, 1745-1803. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.B2 M4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23386112M
    LC Control Number11031777


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Commodore John Barry book family tree profiles for Commodore John Barry Commodore John Barry in MyHeritage family trees (Gibbs Web Site) (January ), authored a book used by the ships to communicate more effectively and fought in the American Revolution's last naval battle while returning from Havana in After the war he reentered private business.

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On Februhe was issued Commission Number 1 by President George Washington, backdated to June 4, His title was thereafter “Commodore.”.

The man regarded as “the Father of the American Navy” returns to the quarterdeck in John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail, the first comprehensive biography of this legendary officer in of a hardscrabble Irish farmer from County Wexford, Barry was sent to sea as a child, arriving in Philadelphia during the restless decade before the American Revolution/5(49).

Tim McGrath is a two-time winner of the Commodore John Barry Book Award, as well as the author of the critically acclaimed biography John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail, and Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea, recepient of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature.

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Tim McGrath talked about his book [John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail]. Commodore John Barry has been known as 'the father of the American Navy.' Mr. McGrath talked about the life and. A n annual Commodore John Barry Book Award is established by the New York Council, Navy League of the Unites States for the purpose of recognizing significant contributions to American maritime literature and to encourage excellence in authorship.

Such maritime literature should be devoted to books pertaining to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. Page 52 - Twas early day, as poets say, Just when the sun was rising, A soldier stood on a log of wood, And saw a thing surprising.

As in amaze he stood to gaze, The truth can't be denied, sir, He spied a score of kegs or more Come floating down the tide, sir.

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He was born in Tacumshane, Co. Wexford in His uncle was captain of a fishing boat, and it was through his uncle that he grew to love the sea. When he was only sixteen, Barry emigrated to America. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Griffin, Martin I. (Martin Ignatius Joseph), History of Commodore John Barry.

Philadelphia, Recently from a book entitled, Gallant John BamThe Sto,ry of a Naval Hero of Two Wars, by William Bell Clark, some of the mystery about Jane Butler has been cleared.

Jane Butler was Jane Barry, the oldest sister of John Barry. The first names of her parents are unknown, but she came from a large family in Wexford County, Ireland.

Genre/Form: Naval history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gurn, Joseph. Commodore John Barry. New York, P.J. Kennedy & Sons [©] (OCoLC) The National Maritime Historical Society Invites You to Join Us for the Richard Belliveau Seminar at the Navy League of the United States New York Council Inauguration of the Commodore John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature Presented to Tim McGrath for John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of Sail Tuesday.

Barry, John, Commodore, was born near Tacumshin, County of Wexford, in He went to sea at fourteen; the colony of Pennsylvania became his adopted country, and when twenty-five he had risen to be the commander of the Black Prince, one of the finest traders between Philadelphia and in the War of Independence, he was given a naval command by Congress, and was one of the first to.

The Naval Order of the United States has announced that Give Me a Fast Ship has won the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature. Give Me a Fast Ship has won the Commodore Barry Book Award for Maritime Literature, presented by the Navy League of the United States, New York Council.

McGrath is the first author to win this honor twice. Give Me a Fast Ship won the Marion Brewington. This hidden treasure is part of a wide-ranging collection housed in the Commodore John Barry Memorial Library at the Philadelphia Irish Center.

The library—for those who didn’t even know there was a library at the Irish Center—is in a room on the second floor of the Center at Carpenter and Emlen, in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy neighborhood.

The Story of Commodore John Barry. Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. The inspiration for the Commodore John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature is the life and service of Commodore John Barry ( ) a Continental Navy hero of the American War for Independence, later chosen by President George Washington to build and lead the new United States Navy, successor to the Continental Navy.

Commodore John Barry. by: Meany, William Barry, Published: () Address of Michael J. Ryan, Esq. at the commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the death of Commodore Barry, Father of the American Navy under the auspices of the Knights of Columbus delivered at.

My Barry info came from the 'Gallant John Barry', by Clark, a book that I found in the archives of the Public Library.

The family tree was in the back of that book, without dates. I was not sure of the reliability of all the info, but the names of the adopted children match. Statue of Commodore John Barry, Philadelphia, PA Barry saved two-thirds of his crew. But the perfidy of a traitorous American midshipman of English ancestry prevented the blowing up of the Raleigh and the complete escape of all hands.

(Barry didn't want the. McManemin, John A. Captains of the Continental Navy. Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ: Ho-Ho-Kus Pub. Co., [see pp. Meany, William Barry. Commodore John Barry, the Father of the American Navy: A Survey of Extraordinary Episodes in His Naval Career. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Reed, May Beth and Dorothy Schneider.

Barry was a great strategist who time and again managed to find the upper hand, despite going up against the much more powerful British Navy. An example of his strategic thought involved a Pennsylvania ship named Nancy that Barry was escorting through the Delaware Bay and into was loaded with hundreds of barrels of gun powder desperately needed by.

The birth of the US Navy and a look at its Irish founding father John Barry The US Navy celebrates its birthday on October Commodore John Barry, considered the.

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That’s a rare combination, and Give Me a Fast Ship is a special book. Annual Commodore John Barry Book Award will be presented 10 June at Fraunces Tavern in New York City. The dinner will be preceded by a reception, sponsored by the Naval Historical Foundation and the National Maritime Historical Society.

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That professor John Barry would write, publish and obtain the first copyright for the Philadelphia Spelling Book seems to support the idea that this John Barry is a different person than the naval commander, however Commodore John Barry also wrote and published a book, on naval flag signals, which might be comparable to the spelling book.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Commodore John Barry, the Father of the American Navy: A Survey of Extraordinary Episodes in His Naval Career () by William Barry Meany (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!The sword "was sent by Jones' heirs to Robert Morris," the financier of the Revolution, "who presented it to Commodore John Barry, the senior officer of the present American Navy, who will never disgrace it," Morris wrote, Mato Thomas Pinckney, the American Minister to Great Britain.