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Naval officer

Daniel Waters, American naval officer. famous exploit occurred in privateer Thorn, 1779, defeated 2 enemy privateers of about equal armament but more heavily manned. Member Malden (Massachusetts) Minutemen, fought against British, 1775.

Background

Waters, Daniel was born on June 20, 1731 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Adam and Rachel (Draper) Waters.

Education

1 dan.

Achievements

  • Famous exploit occurred in privateer Thorn, 1779, defeated 2 enemy privateers of about equal armament but more heavily manned.

Membership

Member Malden (Massachusetts) Minutemen, fought against British, 1775.

Connections

Married Agnes Smith, July 1759. Married second, Mary (Wilcox) Mortimer, June 8, 1779.

father:
Adam Waters

mother:
Rachel (Draper) Waters

spouses:
Agnes Smith

Mary