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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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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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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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Learn about the historical timeline of America's Navy by viewing a list of wars, battles, engagements, missions, milestones, introductions and innovations.

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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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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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Although the U.S. Navy's birth was legislated in Philadelphia, the Navy does not ... Within a few days of that vote, Congress established a Naval Committee, ...

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Although a Continental Navy was created in 1775, the American sea effort lapsed ... Narragansett Bay also attracted the U.S. Navy, and Rhode Islanders have ...

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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 ...