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The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States...
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The history of the United States Navy divides into two major periods: the "Old Navy", a small but ... In 1845, the Naval Academy was founded at old Fort Severn at Annapolis, Maryland by the Chesapeake Bay. In 1861, the American Civil War began and the U.S. Navy fought the small Confederate States Navy with both sailing ...

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On this day in History, Continental Navy established on Oct 13, 1775. Learn more ... Vallandigham was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives... facebook ...

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Sep 30, 2015 ... Explore some surprising facts about the seafaring branch of the U.S. ... being apprised of Washington's activities, officially established the Navy.

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The U.S. Navy celebrates its birthday remembering the evolution from humble ... On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress established a naval force, ...

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Oct 21, 2009 ... In October each year, the U.S. Navy celebrates its birthday. ... commissioned eighteen naval officers; created two Marine battalions; established ...

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John Paul Jones A founder of the U.S. Navy. Portrait of John Paul Jones: John Paul was born at Arbigland, Kirkbean, Kirkcudbright, Scotland, 6 July 1747.

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US Navy Created 1775. The Continental Congress capped a number of months of debate when it authorized on October 13th 1775 the arming of two sailing ...

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It began with the Continental Navy and was disbanded for a very short time after ... basis legally for a sea borne force of military ships and personnel was established. ... The Continental U.S. Navy scorecard is a mixed bag, some victories and ...

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Created by Congress in April 1798, the Department of the Navy has its earliest roots in the Continental navy formed in 1775 by General George Washington to ...