This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History - July 5

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

1814 - Sloop-of-war Peacock captures British Stranger, Venus, Adiona, and Fortitude.

 
1815 - Commodore Stephen Decatur's squadron arrives at Tripoli to collect reparations for seizure of American merchant ships in violation of Treaty of 1805.
 
Source: USCG Historian’s Office

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