Brigantine Reprisal Ensign American Revolutionary War Privateer and Naval Ensigns A privateer is a privately-owned warship authorized by "letters of marque" from a recognized national government to attack foreign shipping. The 13 Colonies, having declared their Independence, had only 31 ships comprising the Continental Navy. To add to this, local state governments issued Letters of Marque to privately owned merchant ships which were then armed as warships to prey on British merchant ships. Robert Morris, the first American millionaire, became wealthy by privateering, and we know that George Washington owned part of at least one privateer ship. Apparently the different ships in Commodore Hopkins' tiny Continental Navy were identified by using stripes other that red and white.
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Built in with 3, sq. It has also been the subject of an Fstoppers photography contest that has generated over a quarter million views on YouTube. This home inspires wonder and imagination. Weighing in at an estimated tons, the home was designed and built with the aim of withstanding the kind of storm that destroyed its predecessor in when Hurricane Hugo laid waste to islands across the Lowcountry. After losing their original home, the owners of this property hired their son, who had built dozens of concrete domes by that time for both industrial and residential users, to create for them a home in which they would have peace of mind for the rest of their lives. Now, 27 years later, after an interior renovation, the Eye of the Storm is being marketed for sale for the first time.
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Benjamin Franklin's Join, or Die cartoon The timber rattlesnake can be found in the area of the original Thirteen Colonies. Its use as a symbol of the American colonies can be traced back to the publications of Benjamin Franklin. In , he made the first reference to the rattlesnake in a satirical commentary published in his Pennsylvania Gazette.
Tucked between the mountainous foothills upstate and the sandy beaches along the coast, you will find exhilarating theme parks, fascinating historical monuments, world-class museums, wedding venues , and family-friendly zoos and gardens. Here are the best things to do in South Carolina. The district got its name because it was settled by English settlers very early on, in the mids. As you get off the interstate and drive down the scenic back roads, you will see old family farms that still flourish, old plantation homes, museums, parks, and outdoor attractions that revive the past and provide fun for everyone.
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