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James Barron


Barron, James (1769–1851), U.S. Navy Commodore. In 1807, Barron was ordered by a British frigate to surrender several sailors suspected of being British deserters. After being fired upon and suffering casualties, he surrendered the suspects and was court-martialed and suspended for 5 years.

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