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USS Alfred, flagship of America's first Navy Squadron

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USS Alfred, (1775-1778), flagship of America's first Navy Squadron.   Artwork by Al Mattal.  Courtesy of the Cochrane Collection.   Lithograph of painting.   NHHC Photograph Collection, NH 92721-KN (Color).

To read more about the Continental Ship Alfred, please click here:
http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/a/alfred.htm






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