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  Oliver Hazard Perry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United States Navy.
During the battle Perry's flagship the Lawrence was destroyed in battle and Perry rowed a half-mile through heavy gunfire to transfer command to the Niagara, carrying his battle flag which read "Don't Give up the Ship," a famous battle cry of naval hero James Lawrence.
Perry was honored on 90-cent postage stamps of the late 19th century; this one is from 1879.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry, the son of Christopher Raymond Perry and Sarah Alexander Perry, was born August 23, 1785, at South Kingston, situated opposite the town of Newport on Narragansett Bay in Washington County and State of Rhode Island.
Oliver Hazard was their first child and his chief characteristics of earliest years were, an uncommon beauty and a sweetness of disposition which was the subject of remark.
Perry's victory was of the greatest importance in that it led to the evacuation of Detroit, and the relinquishment of the whole territory of Michigan by the British, and facilitated the overthrow of that power in Upper Canada and on all the lakes.
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 OLIVER HAZARD PERRY - LoveToKnow Article on OLIVER HAZARD PERRY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Perry commanded the " Java " in the Mediterranean expedition of 1815-1816, and he died at Port of Spain in Trinidad on the 23rd of August 1819, of yellow fever contracted on the coast of Brazil.
Perry is served by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway and by the St Louis and San Francisco system.
PERRY, OLIVER HAZARD (1785-1819), American naval officer, was born at South Kingston, Rhode Island, on the 23rd of August 1785.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry was warranted a midshipman in the U.S. Navy on April 7, 1799.
Perry remained an unemployed officer until May of 1812 when the threat of war spurred the eager lieutenant to seek employment.
In November, 1813 Perry resumed duties with the gunboat flotilla at Newport; however, his promotion to captain, dated September 10, 1813, and his elevated status with the Navy Department and the country, assured that it would be a temporary assignment.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
Perry was born on August 23, 1785, at the Old Perry Homestead in South Kingston, Rhode Island, of "Fighting Quaker parents." His father was in the United States Navy and young Perry soon followed.
In 1805, at the age of 20, Perry became a lieutenant and was given the command of a small schooner.
Perry, at the age of 28, was hailed by the public as a national hero for his victory on Lake Erie.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oliver Hazard Perry, born in Rock Brook, R.I., was the oldest son of a distinguished naval officer, Christopher Raymond Perry (1761-1818).
Oliver entered the navy at age 14, serving under his father in the West Indies and in the Tripolitan War.
Perry was sent on a diplomatic mission to Venezuela in 1819, and on the return voyage he died of yellow fever.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Oliver Hazard Perry class of frigates were designed by the U.S. Navy in the 1970s as general-purpose escort vessels capable enough to do most jobs adequately, yet cheap enough to be bought in large quantities.
They are named after Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry.
The Detroit Diesel generators are being replaced with modern Caterpillar units and the Mk13 single arm missile launcher is being removed because the missile it is meant to fire, the Standard SM-1MR has outlived its service life.
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 Perry, Oliver Hazard - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the subsequent battle, the battle of Lake Erie, Perry's flagship, the Lawrence, was reduced to ruins, but he transferred his flag to the Niagara and shortly forced the British to surrender.
The victory, which made Perry a national hero, gave the United States control of Lake Erie and helped pave the way for Harrison's victory in the battle of the Thames River, in which Perry participated.
A memorial to Perry at Put-in-Bay, built 1912-15, was made a national monument in 1936.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
Incredible toil and protracted attention to details, in a country little better than a, wilderness, enabled Perry to collect a force of nine vessels of 1,671 tons, with 54 guns capable of throwing a broadside of 936 pounds of metal, of which 288 pounds could be fired at long range.
In addition to numerical superiority in ships and weight of metal thrown, the Americans were destined to have the advantages of wind and the smooth water, which enabled the small vessels to he off safely at long range and damage the enemy.
Perry's force in men consisted of about 500 landsmen and sailors, many of whom had never seen salt water.
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Oliver Hazard Perry Middle School, which serves students in grades 6-8, is one of 10 middle schools in the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
Perry is part of the Providence school system, which is governed by a nine-member school committee that is appointed by the mayor of the city.
Oliver Hazard Perry Middle School has a transiency rate of 30 percent which the school notes is lower than in previous years.
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 Redwood and its Treasures
Oliver Hazard Perry married Elizabeth Champlin Mason on May 5, 1811 in the drawing room of Dr. Mason (father).
Perry’s flagship the Lawrence, the larger of the two, was named after his close friend James Lawrence who was mortally wounded months before.
Regrouped - Oliver Hazard Perry proceeds to defeat the British from the decks of the Niagara.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry - Wikiquote
Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (23 August 1785 23 August 1819) Officer of the United States Navy.
Report on the Battle of Lake Erie (13 September 1813); Years later Perry would declare he had sought to minimize what he perceived to be a lack of valor on the part of Elliot, and requested a court-martial against him, for this and other matters.
He did not quit his own vessel when she became useless, to retire from the battle, but to gain it; an end that was fully obtained, and an effort which resulted in triumph.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry McCall
Oliver Hazard Perry McCall (M4/1.3), son of Matthew Morgan McCall (M5/1.1) and Lucinda Rogers Bowlin Willis McCall (R5/1.1), was born in Red River County, Texas June 13, 1851, seven months after the death of his father.
Oliver Hazard Perry McCall (M4/1.3) reappeared as the head of a household in the 1900 census of Williamson County, Enumeration District 130, page 22.
Oliver Hazard Perry McCall (M4/1.3) died April 28, 1901, at age 51, in a hospital at Burnet, Texas and was buried in Chalk Ridge Cemetery located on Cobb Ranch.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819) was the young commander of the American fleet on Lake Erie in 1813.
The story of Perry's victory is also included in The Age of Fighting Sail: The Story of the Naval War of 1812 by C.S. Forester.
The Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial is on South Bass Island, reachable by ferry from Port Clinton.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
American naval officer, was born at South Kingston, Rhode Island, on the 23rd of August 1785.
Captain Barclay, after a hot engagement -- the Battle of Lake Erie -- in which Captain Perry's flagship the "Lawrence", a brig, was so severely shattered that he had to leave her, was completely defeated.
Perry commanded the "Java" in the Mediterranean expedition of 1815-16, and he died at Port of Spain in Trinidad on the 23rd of August 1819, of yellow fever contracted on the coast of Brazil.
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This battle was decisive in the defense of the Northwest Territory in the War of 1812.
Oliver Hazard Perry in the battle of Lake Erie, at the age of twenty seven, took over command of the Brig Niagara and won the battle of Lake Erie.
The Early Reconstruction In 1913 the sunken remains of Niagara were raised from her grave at the bottom of Misery Bay.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry Monument : The Sculpture Center / OOSI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Proper left hand clutches a sword; his leg is supported by a draped mooring device; proper left arm rests on chest as upper body turns.
Original bronze was replaced in Cleveland with a bronze cast, a second cast was sent to Rhode Island, Perry's birthplace (location unknown).
The original marble was given to Perrysburg, OH which was named for Oliver Hazard Perry.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry Morton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The full name of this colorful governor of Indiana and United States senator was Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton.
His mother died when he was three, and he went to live with his maternal grandparents, from whom he received a strict Scotch Presbyterian upbringing.
Oliver Morton died of a stroke on November 1, 1877, while on a trip to Oregon investigating charges of bribery made against a newly elected senator from that state.
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 Perry, Oliver Hazard on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., a unit of General Dynamics, received a contract from the U.S. Navy for the continuous maintenance, repair, and alterations of the five FFG-7 Oliver Hazard Perry class frigates home-ported in San Diego.(Briefly Noted)(Brief Article)
During the War of 1812 Perry defeated a British Squadron on Lake Erie which earned him much commendation.
Perry coined the phrase: we have met the enemy and they are ours.naval
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We have met the enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry, wilderness
We Have Met the Enemy:Oliver Hazard Perry (1978)
OLIVER HAZARD PERRY US Capitol color engraving print
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 USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7)
USS OLIVER HAZARD PERRY was the lead ship of the PERRY class of guided missile frigates.
Built as the first "short hull" version in her class, OLIVER HAZARD PERRY was lengthened in FY90 and received the SQQ-89 suite but was not equipped with RAST, leaving her unable to employ SH-60B helicopters.
Since decommissioning the frigate is berthed at the Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (NISMF) in Philadelphia, PA, awaiting further use as a museum and memorial.
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 Commemorative Medal, 1818, Oliver Hazard Perry
The catalogue also notes the bust of Commodore Perry in the new die was inferior to the original.
Resolutions expressive of the sense of Congress of the gallant conduct of Captain Oliver H. Perry, the officers, seamen, marines and infantry acting as such, on board of his squadron.
Resolved, That three months' pay be allowed, exclusively of the common allowance, to all the petty officers, seamen, marines, and infantry serving as such, who so gloriously supported the honour of the American flag, under the orders of their gallant commander on that signal occasion.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont
Of Belmont heirs and Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont or O.H.P. Belmont, his marriage to Alva Vanderbilt and the building of Belcourt and Brookholt
Among the lasting relicts of his life was Belcourt Castle, a 60-room French chateau, finished in 1894 at a cost of $3 million.
There, Oliver Belmont died of appendicitis in 1908.
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 FFG-7 OLIVER HAZARD PERRY-class - Navy Ships
A total of 55 FFG-7 OLIVER HAZARD PERRY-class ships were built, including 51 for the US Navy and four for the Royal Australian Navy.
The Naval Reserve currently operates 10 Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7)-class frigates These ships maintain full readiness status and deploy with their Active Component counterparts when needed.
One of their primary missions, which they fulfill simply by being available, is to make it possible for the Active Component to maintain its operating tempo at acceptable levels.
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The Perry class FFG forms a capable undersea warfare [USW] platform with the LAMPS-III helicopter onboard.
Ships of this class are often referred to as "FFG-7" (pronounced FIG-7) after the lead ship, U.S.S. Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7).
These ships were originally conceived as a low-cost convoy escort (hence the original “PF” hull number for the prototype).
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 Archive Photos: Oliver Hazard Perry@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
American naval hero Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry sits casually in an armchair.
Perry coined the phrase: we have met the enemy and they are ours.
This material is published under license from the publisher through ProQuest Information and Learning Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
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Search over 40,000 articles from the original, classic Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Edition.
Battle of Lake Erie—in which Captain Perry's See also:
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 Oliver Hazard Perry
Oliver Hazard Perry Class Profile Drawings by George Bieda
Shown here on the left is the USS Vandegrift (FFG-48), one of the later Perry Class Frigates.
On the right is the Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7), the lead ship in the class.
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