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challenged them both and forced
them to apologize. During one of
the six times he was court-mar-
tialled he happened to be in Bra-
zil. Offered a post in the Brazil.
ian Navy, he refused, saying that
the humblest position in his coun-
try's service was preferable to
He died just after the outbreak
of the Civil War. His will asked
that his tombstone record that "he
was the father of the law for the
abolition of corporal punishment
in the United States Navy."
A great admirer of Thomas Jef-
ferson, he purchased Jefferson's
home, Monticello, and gave it to
the people of the United States.
He also presented to the U.S. Gov-
ernment a statute of Jefferson.
which today stands in the Capitol.
In 1960, at Norfolk, Va., the Navy
dedicated its first permanent Jew-
ish chapel. It is named the Com-
modore Levy Chapel.
martialled six times but always
restored to rank, and he died a
Commodore. then the highest rank
in the Navy.
It is hard to imagine how anyone
At the age of ten, young Uriah
could lead a more varied life than
ran away to be a cabin boy. He
did Uriah Phillips Levy.
was master vi a sailing vessel be-
He was born in Philadelphia in
fore he was 20. A mutiny left him
1792 and he died in New York in
alone and penniless in a foreign
1862. In the years between, he
land. Somehow he managed to
was a sailor before the mast and
return home, accuse the mutineers,
an officer on merchant vessels and
and have them convicted of
in the U. S. Nayy. He was court-
When the War of 1812 broke out,
he was commissioned a sailing
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master in the U. S. Navy. He was
finally captured by the English
and was held, with his crew, a
prisoner of war in England for
In 1816, he was made sailing
master on the Franklin 74. His
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enemies accused him of failing in
his duty. He was courtmartialled
and dropped from the lists as
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captain. But Levy fought back,
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and so impressed a court of in-
quiry that he was restored to his
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In the Navy, Levy met with
double prejudice, as a Jew and as
a sailor promoted from the ranks.
He said his troubles were due
neither to his humble beginnings
nor to his fiery temper, but to
the fact that he had remained
loyal to the faith of Israel.
He certainly had his share of
unpleasant moments. He fought a
duel and killed his opponent. In
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Paris he heard a French officer
and a civilian hiss the name of
President Andrew Jackson. He
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