Birth of the U.S. Coast Guard

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Revolution Era
Event date:
Friday, August 04, 2017 (This event repeats every year)
Website:
http://americanhistorycalendar.com/eventsc...guard
Event owner:
Super User

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Description:

On August 4, 1790, Congress authorized Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton to build a fleet of 10 cutters to protect the U.S. coastline.

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