Commodore John Barry Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg
N 42° 21.338 W 071° 03.782
19T E 330095 N 4691324
Quick Description: This memorial is in the Boston Common on Tremont Street.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2005 7:04:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM20F
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 67

Long Description:
The memorial reads as follows: Commodore John Barry, Born in Wexford Ireland 1745, died in Philadelphia 1803. Received first commission from the continental congress to command the Lexington 1775. Sailed from Boston on the Raleigh 1778. Acclaimed in Boston in 1780 for victories on the Alliance. Appointed in 1794 by Prsident Washington to plan the construction of and later to be in command of first U.S. Navy launched in 1798. Erected by the city of Boston. James M. Curley Mayor 1949.
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