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U. S. NAVAL BIRTHDAY
13 OCT 1775
CRUISERS OF THE 18TH CENTURY CARRIED 28 TO 44 GUNS.
FRIGATES
SMALL SAILING WARSHIPS WITH 10 TO 20 GUNS.
SLOOPS-OF-WAR
COMMISSIONED TO CAPTURE ENEMY MERCHANT SHIPS AS PRIZES FO WAR.
PRIVATEERS
FIRST WARFARE SUBMARINE.
TURTLE
FIRST RECORDED INSTANCE OF AN ANTISUBMARINE ATTACK.
THE TURTLE WAS FINALLY SUNK BY THE BRITISH IN THE NY HARBOR
NAVY'S FIRST FLAG SHIP.
USS ALFRED
FIRST U. S. NAVAL VESSEL ON WHICH "THE FLAG OF FREEDOM" WAS HOISTED BY JOHN PAUL JONES.
USS ALFRED
FIRST COMMANDER IN CHIEF
ESEK HOPKINS
SERVES AS FIRST LIEUTENANT ABOARD THE USS ALFRED.
JOHN PAUL JONES
FIRST AMPHIBIOUS OPERATION CARRIED OUT BY THE AMERICAN NAVY AND MARINES.
ESEK HOPKINS RAID ON NEW PROVIDENCE ISLAND
THIS SHIP WAS CAPTURED AND WENT ON TO SERVE ON THE ENEMY'S SIDE DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND WAS LATER RENAMED THE IRIS.
HANCOCK
ONE OF THE ORIGIANL 13 FRIGATES BUILT FOR THE CONTINENTAL NAVY.
USS TRUMBULL
SKIPPER OF THE US RANGER
JOHN PAUL JONES
FATHER OF OUR HIGHEST NAVAL TRADITIONS, REPRESENTS THE SEAMAN, LEADER, OFFICER AND GENTLEMEN AT THEIR BEST.
JOHN PAUL JONES
FIRST FOREIGN POWERS TO RECOGNIZE THE STRUGGLING GOVERNMENT OF THE AMERICAN COLONIES.
FRANCE
REPLIED, STRUCK, SIR? I HAVE NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT?
JOHN PAUL JONES
THIS SHIP HELP RID THE MEDITERRANEAN OF THE BARBARY PIRATES.
USS CONSTITUTION
AMERICA'S FIRST TWO WARS WITH GREAT BRITIAN.
REVOULTIONARY WAR AND THE WAR OF 1812
THIS WAR WAS WITH FRANCE BECAUSE THEY REFUSED TO RECEIVE U. S. REPRESENTATIVES UNLESS A BRIBE WAS PAID AND A LOAN GRANTED.
THE QUASI WAR
THE FAMOUS EXPRESSION "MILLIONS FOR DEFENSE, BUT NOT ONE CENT FOR TRIBUTE" ORIGINATED AT THIS TIME.
THE QUASI WAR
BRITIAN'S ADMIRAL LORD NELSON DESCRIBED THE RAID AS "ONE OF THE MOST BOLD AND AND DARING ACTS THE AGE."
BARBARY STATES WAR
THIS WAR ORIGINATED AS A RESULT BECAUSE THE BARBARY STATES WERE FORCING NATIONS TO PAY RANSOM FOR SAFE PASSAGE THROUGH THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA.
BARBARY STATES WAR
DURING THE BARBARY STATE WAR HE LED 84 SEAMEN INTO TRIPOLI HARBOR AND BURNED THE CAPTURE AMERICAN FRIGATE.
LT STEPHEN DECATUR
DURING THIS WAR THE BRITISH WERE IMPRESSING (FORCING AMERICANS TO SERVE IN THE BRITISH NAVY) AMERICAN SEAMEN.
WAR OF 1812
DURING THIS WAR THE USS PHILADELPHIA AND BURNED.
USS BARBARY STATES WAR
DURING THIS WAR CAPTAIN ISAAC HULL ABOARD THE USS CONSTITU T ION DEFEATED THE BRITISH FRIGATE GUERRIERE AND THE USS CONSTITUTION EARNED ITS NICKNAME "OLD IRONSIDES".
USS BARBARY STATES WAR
OUR FIRST SHIP OF THE LINE.
USS INDEPENDENCE
SAID "WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ARE OURS."
CAPTAIN OLIVER HAZARD PERRY
DURING THIS WAR, CAPTAIN ISAAC HULL, ABOARD THE USS CONSTITUTION, DEFEATED THE BRITISH FRIGATE GUERRIERE.
WAR OF 1812
MOST IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT IN THE SURFACE NAVY DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY.
HARNESSING THE POWER OF STEAM
SUCCESSFULLY USED STEAM TO POWER A COMMERCIAL STEAMBOAT.
ROBERT FULTON
NAVY'S FIRST WARSHIP TO USE STEAM
USS DEMOLOGOS
THE LARGEST OF AMERICA'S SHIPS-OF-THE LINE-
USS PENNSYLVANIA
FIRST OCEAN-GOING, STEAM DRIVEN CAPITAL SHIPS
USS MISSOUI AND USS MISSIPPI
FIRST IRON HULLED WARSHIP
THE PADDLE SLOOP USS MICHIGAN
FATHER OF THE STEAM NAVY
MATTHEW C. PERRY
NAVY'S FIRST SUCCESSFUL STEAMSHIP.
USS PRINCETON
VISITED THE SUBPOLAR REGION AND PROVED CONCLUSIVELY THAT THE ICY LAND WAS, IN FACT, A CONTINENT.
LT CHARLES WILKES
PRIMARILY A LAND WAR.
MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR
FIRST SCALE AMPHIBIOUS OPERATION IN U. S. MILITARY HISTORY-THE LANDING OF SOME 10,000 U.S S. TROOPS AT VERA CRUZ.
MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR
DURING THIS WAR THE U. S. NAVY BLOCKADED PORT CITIES IN THE GULD AND PROVIDED PROTECTIVE ACTION BY THE "MOSQUITO FLEET"
MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR
HE SIGNED A TREATY WITH JAPAN WHICH OPENED JAPAN'S PORT TO AMERICAN TRADE AND PROVISIONING OF SHIPS.
COMMODORE MATTHEW PERRY
THE TWO FAMED IRON CLADS
USSS MERRIMACK (RENAMED THE VIRGINIA) AND THE USS MONITOR (CALLED A CHEESE BOX ON A RAFT)
FIRST TRUE SUBMARINE ATTACK IN NAAL HISTORY.
CSS HUNLEY ATTACKED THE USS HOUSATONIC
THE NAVY'S FIRST ADMIRAL.
DAVID FARRAGUT
FATHER OF MODERN NAVAL ORDNANCE
JOHN DALHGREN
GAVE THE FAMOUS ORDER :DAMN THE TORPEDOS! FULL SPEED AHEAD!
DAVID FARRAGUT
DURING THIS BATTLE ADMIRAL DAVID FARRAGUT GAVE THE FAMOUS ORDER "DAMN THE TORPEDOS! FULL SPEED AHEAD!"
BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY
HE DEFINED SEA POWER; SHOWED THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING NAVAL NEEDS; AND ADVOCATED A LOARGE, POWERFUL NAVY CAPABLE OF ASSEMBLING AN OVERWHELMING FORCE TO DEFEAT THE ENEMY'S NAVY.
ALFRED T. MAHAN
LABELED THE FIRST MODERN CRUISER OF THE US FLEET.
USS NEWARK
LED THE DESIGN OF OUR PRESENT DAY DESTROYERS.
USS TRUXTUM
REMEMBER THE MAIN BEACE OUR BATTLE CRY DURING THIS WAR.
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
DURING THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR HE STEAMED INTO THE MANILA BAY AND ORDERED "YOU MAY FIRE WHEN YOU ARE READY, GRIDLEY."
COMMODORE GEORGE DEWEY
FIRST OPERATIONAL SUBMARINE
USSHOLLAND
FIRST DIESEL ENGINES WERE INSTALLED IN THE
USS SKIPJACK AND USS STUREON
OUR FIRST "FIRST-CLASS" BATTLESHIP
USS INDIANA
THE NAVY'S FIRST AVIATOR WHO FLEW AND SELIVERED THE NAVY'S FIRST AIRPLANE, THE A-1.
LT T. G. ELLYSON
FIRST OF THE BATTLESHIPS TO USE OIL
USS NEVADA
THIS WAR RESULTED AS A DISPUTE ABOUT CUBAN INDEPENDENCE
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR