Embracing Our Military

Arsenal History Minutes | 1776 Continental Navy

Special | 59s

On 7 April 1776, a year after the shots heard around the world were fired at Lexington to begin the Revolutionary War and months before the Declaration of Independence, the USS Lexington, an 86 foot ship named after that first battle, slipped past the British Blockade on the Delaware River.

Aired: 03/31/15

Rating: NR

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