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12 Oct 2018 9:35 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "US Covettes Returned in the war of 1812" to "US Corvettes Returned in the war of 1812"

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2018 9:32 p.m. PST

"Created in August, 1790 by the Congress, the coastguards of the United States were the first official federal fleet the first purpose of which was the customs surveillance and the protection of the American coast.

The continental naval navy fleet not existing any more at the end of the war for independence, it was the first military naval unity of the country. Restored in 1798, US NAVY took the control of the small fleet of "cutters" or corvettes of the coastguards which did not still possess this name and were known under the US term returned.

The corvettes of the US Returned in wartime practised the war of running as privateers…."
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Katzbalger13 Oct 2018 4:20 a.m. PST

Google translate, anyone? Interesting little post, though.


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2018 11:19 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!. (smile)



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