Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1774-05-07
Death 1833-07-28
English

Biographical notes:

Commodore of the U.S. Navy; of Princeton, N.J.

From the description of Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965932

From the description of Receipt, 1829 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965933

U.S. Navy officer.

From the description of Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130858

American naval officer

From the guide to the William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-1830, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Bainbridge joined the Navy in 1798 and fought in the Barbary Wars. During the War of 1812, he attacked and destroyed HMS Java when he was commanding officer of USS Constitution.

From the description of Letter, ca. 1823. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 765892966

From the description of Letter, February 1, 1811. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 704393355

Richard Dale was a naval officer.

From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 1780-1845, (American Philosophical Society)

American naval officer.

From the description of ALS, 1807 Dec. 9, Philadelphia, to David Porter, Washington, D.C. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610711

Naval officer.

From the description of William Bainbridge correspondence, 1806-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449958

Commander of USS Constitution in its successful battle against HMS Java, 1812.

From the description of William Bainbridge Collection, 1815-1856. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 479516461

Naval officer, of Princeton, N.J.

From the description of Letter, 1815 Apr. 14. (Historical Society of Princeton). WorldCat record id: 70962078

William Bainbridge, son of Absolom and ? (Taylor) Bainbridge, was born in Princeton, New Jersey, May 7, 1774. After tutoring with his grandfather, John Taylor, he went to sea at the age of fifteen. His naval career included service against the Barbary States, in the War of 1812, as a captain and part-owner of a merchant ship. He was made captain in 1800, and commodore in 1808. He and his wife Susan Hyleger had one son and four daughters. He died of pneumonia in Philadelphia, July 27, 1833. (from Dic. Am. Bio.) (Blue index cards)

From the description of William Bainbridge papers, 1815-1817. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 318790880

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Subjects:

  • Real property--Exchange of
  • Prisoners of war
  • Navies--Officers
  • Ordnance
  • Ships

Occupations:

  • Naval officers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Salisbury (Conn.) (as recorded)
  • Utica (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)