This Day in Naval History - Nov. 10

Story Number: NNS020711-12Release Date: 7/11/2002 3:18:00 PM
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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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