Category Archives: Navy Commissioned Officers

Captain and Lieutenant

Simon Gross, 1st Lieutenant

Simon Gross. Simon Gross was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Continental Navy on 12 October 1776. Gross is noted as Lieutenant on the list of officers and men belonging to the ship Boston under Captain Hector McNeill in 1777. … Continue reading

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Stephen Gregory, Lieutenant

Stephen Gregory. According to an 1893 biography of Osmer Sherwood Burr, his maternal grandfather Stephen Gregory was an officer of the frigate Confederacy. If this statement is accurate, Stephen Gregory was born in Stratford, CT on 3 December 1751; one … Continue reading

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David Phipps, Lieutenant

David Phipps. David Phipps, son of shipwright Danforth Phipps and Elizabeth Skillings Deering, was born 2 August 1741 at Falmouth, Casco Bay, ME and settled in New Haven, CT sometime prior to 1770. It has not yet been determined by … Continue reading

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