Admin. Review. Key Themes. The US Navy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy Interaction with Congress Interservice Relations Technology Leaders Strategy and Tactics US Naval Doctrine over Time The Future. Sea Power and Maritime Affairs. Lesson 1: The American Revolution 1775-1783.
Sea Power and Maritime Affairs
The American Revolution1775-1783
Going It Alone
1775 to 1778
13 October 1775 - Navy Birthday
10 November 1775 - Marine Corps Birthday
28 November 1775 - Rules for the Regulation of the Navy of the United Colonies established.
December 1775 - Marine Committee appointed by Continental Congress to oversee naval affairs.
Samuel Chase of Maryland: “Maddest idea in the world.”
A GALLEY OF ARNOLD’S
AT VALCOUR ISLAND
A French Ally and a Global War
“Men mean more than guns in the rating of a ship.”
“I wish to have no Connection with any Ship that does not sail fast for I intend to go in harm’s way.”
- 16 November 1778