The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense

Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship… read more

Maine State Museum officials talked about artifacts removed from the underwater wreckage of the Defense, a small American privateer ship that took part in the Penobscot Expedition in 1779. The expedition was considered the worst U.S. naval defeat until Pearl Harbor. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Augusta, Maine, on September 10-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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The Penobscot Expedition and Artifacts from the Defense

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Program ID:
308506-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Augusta, Maine, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 5, 2013

Airing Details

  • Oct 07, 2012 | 5:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 27, 2012 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 28, 2012 | 5:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2013 | 1:38pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 02, 2013 | 1:38am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 04, 2013 | 9:39pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2013 | 2:44am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 05, 2013 | 7:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
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