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January 10, 1776

HM sloop of war Weasel takes master Darbey's New York sloop and a small schooner.

HM frigate Pallas takes schooner Dartmouth.



Fogland Ferry, Rhode Island.

Narragansett, Rhode Island.

The HM Frigate Roebuck captures the sloop Peggy.

HMS Amazon burns a grounded brig.



The Americans take the ship Hope.

The British privateer schooner Active captures the brigantine Hooper.



Bland’s Mills, Virginia. The Queen’s Rangers, with British troops, attack a force of VA militiamen in a wooded camp.

Amboy, New Jersey. British raiding party from Staten Island takes 10 to 12 captives.

The HMS Warwick takes a Dutch man-of-war.



Morrisania, New York.

Brunswick, New Jersey.

Crown troops capture all Captain Hyler's boats.

The Amphion takes a Whig schooner.

by Norm Desmarais

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