Happy 236th Birthday US Navy!

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Happy 236th Birthday US Navy!
Thu, 10-13-2011 - 7:45am

On Friday, October 13, 1775, meeting in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress voted to fit out two sailing vessels, armed with ten carriage guns, as well as swivel guns, and manned by crews of eighty, and to send them out on a cruise of three months to intercept transports carrying munitions and stores to the British army in America.

Happy Birthday US NAVY!

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