The Birth of the United States Navy

By |2020-10-12T17:22:01-05:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: American Republic, American Revolution, History, Politics, War|

The United States Navy celebrates October 13, 1775 as its birthday because that is the date on which the Continental Congress officially authorized the funding of two ships to interdict British forces. Over the course of the Revolutionary War, more than 50 Continental vessels harassed the British, seized munitions, supplied the Continental Army, and engaged [...]