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1h 28min, jun 9, 1772 y - Gaspee Affair

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The HMS Gaspee was a British schooner that was enforcing the Navigation Acts in the waters around Maine. It was chasing the schooner Hannah when the Gaspee got stuck and ran aground on a sandbar. Being stuck, eight Patriot ships boarded, raided, and torched the site of the ran-aground Gaspee. 1 British officer was killed and the captain of the vessel was taken captive.

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1h 28min, jun 9, 1772 y
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~ 246 years ago
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