Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Commodore Esek Hopkins. First admiral of the Continental Navy.

Commodore Esek Hopkins, 4th cousin 7X removed. The first Admiral of the Continental Navy. Prior to his Naval appointment he was a Brigadier General. Read about him in the Notable Ancestors blog. Click this link to read the log book of the tragic slave ship, Sally. http://dl.lib.brown.edu/slaveryandjustice/browse.php?verb=retrieve&class=value&valueid=94266


A French Portrait. Click on picture.

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