Dale, Richard, 1756-1826Variant names
American Naval Officer.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Toulon, to Commander Samuel Barron of the Philadelphia, 1802 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529153
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Captain William Bainbridge, 1805 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527046
Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard.
From the description of Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918 (bulk 1778-1830). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981992
Richard Dale (6 November 1756 - 26 February 1826) fought in the Continental Navy under John Barry and was first lieutenant for John Paul Jones during the naval battle off of Flamborough Head, England against the HMS Serapis in the celebrated engagement of 23 September 1779. He became one of the six original commodores of the permanent United States Navy, and commanded a blockade of Tripoli in 1801 during the Barbary War of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.
From the description of Signed bank draft and print, March 18, 1816. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168832
American naval officer.
From the description of LS, 1801 July 2, Gibraltar Bay, to William Loughton Smith, Lisbon. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585740
From the description of ALS : Toulon, to James L. Cathcart, 1802 Jan. 13. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490277
From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to William Bainbridge, 1807 Jan. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138967
From the description of ALS : New Castle, Del., to Robert Waln, 1793 Nov. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365131
From the description of ALS, off the Virginia capes, to Willing and Francis, 1798 June 24. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525010
Richard Dale was a naval officer.
From the description of Papers, 1780-1845. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464811
From the guide to the Richard Dale papers, 1780-1845, 1780-1845, (American Philosophical Society)
Commodore, U.S. Navy.
While serving with the Navy, Dale was captured on USS Lexington in 1777. Subsequently imprisoned in Mill Prison, England, he escaped to France. Dale returned to service as Master's Mate under John Paul Jones in 1778, and served as First Lieutenant on USS Bon Homme Richard during her engagement with HMS Serapis on 23 Sept. 1779. From 1781 to 1782, he commanded Queen of France, and in 1801 took command of the Mediterranean Squadron in operations against Tripoli.
From the description of Papers, 1777-1851. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 50233222
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|Prisoners of war|
|Merchant ships--United States|
|Voyages and travels|
|Naval officers, British|