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Enterprise (20 December 1776 – February 1777), was the second American ship to bear the name. She was a successful privateer before she was purchased for the Continental…

The first USS ”Franklin” was a schooner in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War. She was named for Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was originally a Marblehead fishing…

The schooner Hannah was the first armed American naval vessel of the American Revolution and is claimed to be the founding vessel of the United States Navy. She…

USS ”Harrison” (1761) was a schooner chartered and outfitted by General George Washington during the American Revolution. She was assigned to capture British supply ships as part of…

The first USS ”Lee” was a schooner under the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. She was named for General Charles Lee.==Service history=====1775===In October 1775, Colonel John…

USS ”Wasp was originally a merchant schooner named Scorpion”, built at Baltimore, and purchased by the Continental Navy late in 1775, the first US naval ship to be…