Today in U.S. Naval History: March 27
Today in U.S. Naval History - March 27
1794 - Congress authorizes construction of six frigates, including Constitution
1799 - USS Constitution recaptures American sloop Neutrality from France
1880 - USS Constellation departs New York with food for famine victims in Ireland
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