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U.S. Marines aboard the USS San Antonio

Story by 2nd Lt. Gerard Farao | 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit | Date: 05.21.2013

USS San Antonio, At Sea – U.S. Marines have been at sea since 1775 and the U.S. Navy has been landing Marine forces ashore since the Battle of Nassau when a battalion of Marines led by Capt. Samuel Nicholas landed on the shores of New Providence in the Bahamas, March 3, 1776, during the Revolutionary War.

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