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  1. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Also: The Constitution got underway today to...

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    The Constitution got underway today to celebrate the Battle of Midway.
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  2. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: June 3rd

    1785 - Order received to sell last ship remaining in Continental Navy, frigate Alliance. No other Navy were ships authorized until 1794.
  3. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Thanks!!

    Thanks!!
  4. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: May 29th

    ‎1781 - Frigate Alliance captures HMS Atalanta and Trepassy off Nova Scotia.

    After spending two days looking for her lost charge, Alliance continued on toward America alone. On 2 May, she took...
  5. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: May 20th

    1801 - Four warships sent to Mediterranean to protect American commerce.
    1815 - Commodore Stephen Decatur (Frigate Guerriere) sails with 10 ships to suppress Mediterranean pirate raids on U.S....
  6. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Also: 1775 - Benedict Arnold captures British...

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    1775 - Benedict Arnold captures British sloop and renames her Enterprise, first of many famous ships with that name.

    The First (US)

    The first Enterprise, a British supply sloop, was...
  7. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Also: 1801 - Tripoli declares war against the...

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    1801 - Tripoli declares war against the United States.
  8. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: May 12th

    1780 - Fall of Charleston, SC; three Continental Navy frigates (Boston, Providence, and Ranger) captured; and one American frigate (Queen of France) sunk to prevent capture.
  9. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Also: ‎1775 - Force under Ethan Allan and...

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    ‎1775 - Force under Ethan Allan and Benedict Arnold cross Lake Champlain and capture British fort at Ticonderoga, New York.
    1800 - USS Constitution captures Letter of Marque Sandwich.
  10. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: April 24th

    1778 - The Continental Navy sloop Ranger captures HMS Drake.

    Captain Jones led a daring raid on the British port of Whitehaven, 23 April, spiking the guns of the fortress, and burning the ships...
  11. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Good he was on our side

    Good he was on our side
  12. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Have no doubt, he was a killer. No humor...

    Have no doubt, he was a killer. No humor intended.
  13. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Just one of the crew.

    Just one of the crew.
  14. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: Trust me, When the ship is ready to get underway,...

    Trust me, When the ship is ready to get underway, dont hesitate!
  15. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: On this day.

    1775 - Lt. John Paul Jones raises the Grand Union flag on the Continental Navy ship Alfred. It is the first American flag raised over an American Naval vessel.
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