Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn
Welcome to the Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn
Commodore John Barry
Revolutionary War Hero
Father of the American Navy
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President Washington presents Commodore Barry with his commission as the first Flag Officer of the United States Navy on Feb. 22, 1797.
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Commodore Barry Book Award
The Club participated in the 2017 Commodore John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature presented to James D. Hornfischer, one of America's preeminent military historians and author of The Fleet at Flood Tide -- America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944–1945.
The Navy League sponsored the event. The Award Ceremony and Dinner began with a 6 P.M. reception in the Flag Gallery of the Fraunces Tavern Museum, followed by dinner at 7 P.M. in the Bissell Room of the Fraunces Tavern Restaurant.
Books were available for signing.
James D. Hornfischer, Author, Pres. Mary Nolan and Carol Zirngibl
Admiral Lunney, Ret. and Pres. Nolan