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Navy Retrieves Cannon from Perry’s USS Revenge off Watch Hill, RI

US Navy archaeologists have retrieved a cannon which they believe came from USS Revenge, a schooner commanded by Oliver Hazard Perry in 1811. The schooner struck a reef and sank off Watch Hill in Westerly, RI in 1811.  Navy divers … Continue reading

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Perry’s Revenge Ale – Celebrating Perry’s Lost Ship

Last January, three divers, Charles Buffum, Mike Fournier and Craig Harger, announced that they had located the wreck of Oliver Hazard Perry’s ship USS Revenge which sank 200 years ago off the coast of Rhode Island near Watch Hill.   It turns out that Charles Buffum, … Continue reading

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Wreck of Perry’s USS Revenge reported found on 200th anniversary

Two hundred years ago today the USS Revenge, under the command of  Oliver Hazard Perry, sank in the waters off  Rhode Island.   On Friday, divers, Charles Buffum, Mike Fournier and Craig Harger, announced that they believe that they have  located the wreck.   In … Continue reading

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