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August 15, 1775
Penny Ferry, Massachusetts. HMS Fowey exchanges shots with Americans on shore. 
A Beverly Massachusetts privateer takes sloop North Briton.

The privateer Franklin takes a brig.
The sloop Montgomery takes a bark and sends her to Providence.
The HM sloop of war Pomona takes 13 American vessels and engages two privateers.

Aimable Marie driven ashore.

Thompson's Island, Upper Allegheny River, Pennsylvania. An advance detachment of 23 Americans attacks a superior force of Senecas 

Fort Carey (Camden), South Carolina.
Ford of the Wateree, South Carolina.

Four Mile Branch, South Carolina.
Norwalk, Connecticut.
Newark, New Jersey.

Bryan's Station, South Carolina (now Kentucky).

by Norm Desmarais

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