John Barry (March 25, 1745 – September 13, 1803) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy. He is widely credited as "The Father of the American Navy" and was appointed a captain in the Continental Navy on December 7, 1775. He was the first captain placed in command of a US warship commissioned for service under the Continental flag
After the war, he became America's first commissioned naval officer, at the rank of commodore, receiving his commission from President George Washington in 1797.
Barry died at Strawberry Hill, in present-day Philadelphia on September 13, 1803, and was buried in the graveyard of Old St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Center City, Philadelphia
How to solve this cache:
First find the Grave of John Barry (posted cords)
John J Barry
Then find the nearby tombstone of Ryan
Ryan has X buttons on his jacket and Y emblems on his hat.
N 40° 37.GNX
W 074° 06.(L+X)(P)(H+B)