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November 1, 1775

Jamestown, Virginia. 2 British tenders fire on town.

Jamestown/Conanicut Island, Rhode Island.



Setauket, New York.

near Liberty Pole (Englewood), New Jersey. British cannonade the Americans.

Cape Lookout, Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina.

HM frigate Milford recaptures the Venus.

HM Frigate Orpheus recaptures the brig Britannia.

The British brig Aurora is seized.



Bergen area, New Jersey. An American party kills a British guard and takes 2 prisoners and 20 horses at Bergen Point.



The privateer Antelope captures the Spanish ship N.S. Strangelo de St. Severino.



Gowen's Fort, South Carolina.

Vrooman's (Schoharie Valley), New York.

The Connecticut privateer Young Cromwell takes a Loyalist letter of marque schooner.

The Connecticut armed sloop True Blue captures the schooner Willing Lass.



Kettle Creek, Georgia.

by Norm Desmarais

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