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  1. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: The daily event or "On This Day" threads are now...

    The daily event or "On This Day" threads are now all organized by date on this thread. The thread is a "sticky" that can be accessed on the Forum page under Historical Discussions. You can now check...
  2. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 31 December On this day 31 December - de...

    31 December

    On this day 31 December - de Villeneuve was born

    http://www.sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?1900-On-this-day-31-December-de-Villeneuve-was-born
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    Sticky: 30 December On this day 30 December - final...

    30 December

    On this day 30 December - final ships arrived in Bantry Bay, Expédition d'Irlande
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    Sticky: 29 December On 29 December 1812 the the 44-gun...

    29 December

    On 29 December 1812 the the 44-gun frigate USS Constitution engaged the 38-gun frigate HMS Java.

    On 29 December 1806 the 14-gun sloop-of-war HMS Spitfire, under the command of...
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    Sticky: 28 December -Reserved-

    28 December

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    Sticky: 27 December On this day 27 December - the...

    27 December

    On this day 27 December - the Court Martial of Admiral Byng

    http://www.sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?1886-On-this-day-27-December-the-Court-Martial-of-Admiral-Byng
  7. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 26 December On 26 December 1799, at 10:15 a.m....

    26 December

    On 26 December 1799, at 10:15 a.m. HMS Viper encountered French privateer Furet.
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  8. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 25 December USS Vixen was captured at sea by...

    25 December

    USS Vixen was captured at sea by the Royal Navy 36-gun frigate HMS Belvidera, Captain Richard Byron, on 25 December 1813 while sailing from Wilmington, North Carolina, to Newcastle,...
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    Sticky: 24 December On December 24 1815 USS...

    24 December

    On December 24 1815 USS Constitution, under the command of Captain Charles Stewart, intercepted the merchantman Lord Nelson and placed a prize crew aboard.

    1814 - The Treaty of...
  10. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 23 December USS Enterprise, a schooner with...

    23 December

    USS Enterprise, a schooner with Lt. Stephen Decatur in command, captured the Tripolitan ketch Mastico on 23 December 1803.
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    Sticky: 22 December On 22 December 1797 the 36-gun HMS...

    22 December

    On 22 December 1797 the 36-gun HMS Phoebe, Captain Robert Barlow, captured the French 36-gun Néréide, Captain Antoine Canon.

    1775 - Congress commissions the first Naval officers:...
  12. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 21 December On this day 21 December - Landing...

    21 December

    On this day 21 December - Landing parties destroy a tower

    http://www.sailsofglory.org/showthread.php?1864-On-this-day-21-December-Landing-parties-destroy-a-tower


    Dec. 21, 1821:...
  13. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 20 December -Reserved-

    20 December

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    Sticky: 17 December 1809 - HMS Sceptre (74), Cptn....

    17 December

    1809 - HMS Sceptre (74), Cptn. Samuel James Ballard, and consorts captured Loire (20) and Seine (20) at Anse la Barque, Guadaloupe.

    1810 - HMS Rinaldo (10), James Anderson, engaged...
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    Sticky: 16 December 1653 - First issue of the Articles...

    16 December

    1653 - First issue of the Articles of War, read on board HMS Swiftsure (from which came the phrase "naval justice is swift and sure")

    1796 - HMS Cleopatra captured the French...
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    Sticky: 15 December 1778 - Battle of St Lucia. A...

    15 December

    1778 - Battle of St Lucia. A squadron of seven ships of the line under Admiral Barrington was engaged by a French squadron of twelve ships of the line under Admiral d'Estaing.
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  19. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 14 December The Battle of Lake Borgne was a...

    14 December

    The Battle of Lake Borgne was a naval battle between the Royal Navy and the United States Navy in the American South theatre of the War of 1812. It occurred on December 14, 1814 on...
  20. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 13 December The Action of 13 December 1814 was...

    13 December

    The Action of 13 December 1814 was a naval action during the War of 1812. A flotilla of British longboats were on their way to fight the Battle of Lake Borgne. Before reaching the...
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    Sticky: 12 December The Action of 12 December 1782 was...

    12 December

    The Action of 12 December 1782 was a naval engagement fought off the coast of Spain near Ferrol, in which the British 40-gun fifth rate HMS Mediator successfully attacked a convoy of...
  22. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 11 December On 11 December 1799, as she...

    11 December

    On 11 December 1799, as she returned to Île de France, Preneuse encountered the 74-gun HMS Tremendous, under Captain John Osborn.
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    Sticky: 10 December The Action of 10 December 1800 was...

    10 December

    The Action of 10 December 1800 was a minor engagement of the Napoleonic Wars between a hired brig of the Royal Navy commanded by Lieutenant Charles Nevin and a Spanish gunboat under...
  24. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 9 December 1798 - HMS Boadicia captured the...

    9 December

    1798 - HMS Boadicia captured the French privateer Invincible Bonaparte 500 miles west of Ushant (if ever a name tempted fate the privateer's was it :) )

    1809 - HMS Redpole captured...
  25. Thread: On this day.

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    Sticky: 8 December 1778 - Horatio Nelson was promoted...

    8 December

    1778 - Horatio Nelson was promoted to Master and Commander

    1780 - Boats from the squadron under the command of Vice Admiral Sir Edward Hughes (flying his flag in Superb) , along...
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