Oliver Hazard Perry

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United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812

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The photo shows Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry transferring his flag to the brig Niagara after his ship, the Lawrence, was crippled by the British during the Battle of Lake Erie fought on September 10, 1813.
In 1819, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry died of yellow fever off the coast of Trinidad.
Naval officers to include Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, Captain Stephen Decatur, Commodore Thomas Truxtun, and Commodore William Bainbridge all gained permanent historical notice in America.
Yours with great respect and esteem Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry
Rebuilt several years ago by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (Harrisburg), the two-mast 278-ton brig is a replica of the last remaining warship from the Battle of Lake Erie, a victory for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry.