USS Mosquito was a sloop of four guns purchased at Philadelphia late in 1775 for the new Continental Navy. She patrolled the Delaware River until her crew destroyed in the Delaware River in 1778 to prevent her capture.
Citations and references
- Silverstone (2001), p.15.
- Silverstone, Paul H. (2001) The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854. (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press) ISBN 1- 55750-893-3
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