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A History of the Navy in 100 Objects
A History of the Navy in 100 Objects

Object 66: Preble Gun Boat

Naval officers must be professional, competent and, as we learn today...creative. This model of a gun boat was designed by Edward Preble, a naval officer, to answer the need for a naval militia force in the early days of the US Navy. It's unlike any other boat you've seen, so tune in to learn about this inventive design and the reason for it.

Object 66 - Preble Gun Boat

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