1775 - Congress votes to raise two battalions of Continental Marines, establishing the Marine Corps.
1941 - U.S. escorted convoy WS 12, carrying 20,000 British troops to Singapore, sails from Halifax
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1863 - During the Civil War, the steam screw sloop Sacramento, commanded by Captain Charles S. Boggs, seizes the British blockade-runner Wanderer off Murrells Inlet, N.
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