October 13

Event:
1775
The Continental Congress orders the establishment of the Continental Navy. The original intent was to intercept the supply of arms and provisions to British soldiers. George Washington had already informed Congress that he had assumed command of several ships. Other governments of the colonies had outfitted their own warships.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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