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Military History of Richard Dale  (11/6/1756 - 2/24/1826)

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  Officer History
 
  Date   Rank   Unit   Military Action   Position   Status
  1775   Chief Mate            
 
  1776   Volunteer   British Naval Service        
 
  1776   First Lieutenant   Virginia Navy, Cruiser         Captured
 
  1776   Midshipman   Continental Navy, "Lexington"        
 
  1776   Master's Mate   Continental Navy, "Lexington"         Captured
 
  Jan 1777   Master's Mate   Continental Navy, "Lexington"         Exchanged
 
  18 Sep 1777   Master's Mate   Continental Navy, "Lexington"         Captured
 
  1779   First Lieutenant   Continental Navy, "Alliance" (Frigate)        
 
  Feb 1779   Master's Mate   Continental Navy         Mill Prison, England; Escaped
 
  Mar 1779   Master's Mate   Continental Navy, "Bonhomme Richard"        
 
  May 1779   First Lieutenant   Continental Navy, "Bonhomme Richard"        
 
  Jun 1781   First Lieutenant   Continental Navy, "Trumball"        
 
  Aug 1781   First Lieutenant   Continental Navy, "Trumball"         Captured; Paroled
 
  Nov 1781   First Lieutenant   Continental Navy         Exchanged
 
  Mar 1782   First Officer   Continental Privateer, "Queen of France"        
 
  Apr 1782   Captain   Continental Privateer, "Queen of France"        
 
  Feb 1783   Captain   Continental Navy         Discharged
 
 

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