Stephen Decatur


NationalityAmerican 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth5.1.1779 - Sinipuxent, Marylandref:1133
First Known Service30.4.1798OUSNMC
FatherStephen Decatur (1752-1808)ref:1133
BrotherJames Bruce Decatur (1782-1804)ref:1133
Last Known Service22.3.1820CSORN
Date of Death22.3.1820CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
30.4.1798 MidshipmanOUSNMC
5.1799 United States (44), LieutenantDANFS
21.5.1799 LieutenantOUSNMC
4.18038.1804Enterprise (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerDANFS
8.18039.1803Argus (16), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerDANFS
16.2.1804 CaptainUSNR-1814
8.180411.1804Congress (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS
28.10.18049.11.1804Constitution (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS
1807 Chesapeake (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS
6.18104.1814United States (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS
25.10.1812 United States vs Macedonian 
181415.1.1815President (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS
18154.3.1816Guerriere (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerDANFS
15.1.1815 Capture of the President 
30.11.181522.3.1820Appointed to the Board of Navy Commissionersref:1212


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