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Published by Appleton in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States. Navy -- History

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    Statementby Edgar Stanton Maclay.
    ContributionsSmith, Roy Campbell, 1858-1940.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE182 .M21
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14013375M
    LC Control Number01010750
    OCLC/WorldCa5090232

      The Octo date not only predates the founding of the United States Navy, but it also pre-dates the founding of the United States of America itself. To be fair, even though the Navy claims today as its birthday, the language that the US Navy “traces its origins to the Continental Navy” often pops up to cover the incongruity.


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