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2012-07-19 02:20:53

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a symbolic transfer of command, the direct descendants of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry will present Navy Rear Admiral Greg Nosal with the "Don't Give up the Ship" flag in a Longboat Rowing ceremony hosted by the Perry Group at the Port of Cleveland on Aug. 30, 2012. The United States Navy will be commemorating the War of 1812 during Navy Week in Cleveland Aug. 27 through Sept. 4, 2012. The presentation of the flag from Perry's descendants...

2012-03-28 02:22:21

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, recently launched the Navy's commemoration honoring the bicentennial of the War of 1812 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Commemorating Ohio's critical role in the war, a regional team from the volunteer, nonprofit Perry Group presented the Secretary [see photo link] with a "Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration" flag stitched with five indelible words: "Don't give up the...

2010-09-02 06:00:00

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It all occurred on just one tense and foreboding day, September 10, 1813, but the conflict proved to be one of the major battles of the War of 1812 that would see Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry and his sailors defeat the British Navy to secure the Great Lakes region for the U.S. once and for all. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100902/CL58486 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100902/CL58486 ) Two hundred years later The...