Stephen Decatur

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United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)


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Attacking planes were duly shot down and to indicate our displeasure--shades of Stephen Decatur --we bombed Tripoli, allegedly killing a member of Qaddafi's family.
This biography of American naval hero Stephen Decatur will appeal to younger listeners, especially fans of the true-life adventure genre.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe, sometimes known as the ``Father of American Architecture'' for introducing the Federal style, designed the Decatur House and built it in 1819 for naval hero Commodore Stephen Decatur.
Benjamin Domoto of HSL-44 was the recipient of the 2002 Navy League Stephen Decatur Award for superior operational competence.
ships under the command of Stephen Decatur bombarded Tripoli, and the blockade was stepped up.
In honor of the naval hero Stephen Decatur, a stage was created to look like the bow of a ship - the U.
Among the many organizations that benefit from the charitable work of Post 166 and other area Legionnaires are the Stephen Decatur High School Navy JROTC program, Hero's on Horseback Veterans Riding Program, Believe in Tomorrow Children's Foundation, Worcester County Commission on Aging, Ocean City Fire Department, Cambridge Veterans Medical Center, Pocomoke Veterans Medical Center, Perry Point Veterans Medical Center, Lower Shore Red Cross and the Worcester County Veterans Memorial.
Stephen Decatur led a successful raid into Tripoli Harbor to burn the U.
Jillian Petito, Female, Stephen Decatur High School, Berlin
Peebles and Elad will transform the 419,000 s/f space into a luxury residential building with a plan to revitalize the ornate building originally designed by Stanford White and Stephen Decatur Hatch of McKim, Mead & White.
A bold raid led by Lieutenant Stephen Decatur against Tripoli harbor to burn the captured frigate USS Philadelphia changed the direction of the conflict and raised American prestige throughout Europe and the Mediterranean.
You can draw a straight line back from us all the way to John Paul Jones and Stephen Decatur, and when you get right down to it, there isn't all that much of a difference between them and us.
And in one of those weird twists of fate that make life interesting, the Philadelphia was sort of a member of Decatur's family--his father, Stephen Decatur, Sr.