, Newburyport, MA

December 5, 2013

This Day in History

Newburyport Daily News

---- — On this day in 1776, the Hancock sailed from Newburyport and arrived in Boston. Just two months earlier the General Court voted to furnish 32 guns for a continental frigate commanded by John Manly. She was built in Newburyport.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury