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George C. Read

Born: Jan 9, 1788

Death: Aug 22, 1862

Birthplace: Ireland

Nationality: United States

George C. Read

Date of Birth : Jan 9, 1788
Date of Death : Aug 22, 1862
Birth Place : Ireland

George Campbell Read was a United States Naval Officer who served on Old Ironsides during the War of 1812 and commanded vessels in actions off the Barbary Coast and India. Read eventually rose to the rank of rear admiral.

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  • George Read
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