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Continental Navy

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Continental Navy

The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. The fleet cumulatively became relatively substantial through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron John Adams and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, when considering the limitations imposed upon the Patriot supply pool.
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  • Congressional oversight of construction 

  • Creation 

  • The Thirteen Frigates 

  • French naval collaboration 

  • End of the Continental Navy