Commodore Esek Hopkins
b.26 Apr 1718 Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island
d.26 Feb 1802 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Facts and Events
Esek Hopkins (April 26, 1718 – February 26, 1802) was the only Commander in Chief of the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. He was also an accomplished merchant captain and privateer.