BOSTON2.gifShips in the revolution were not usaly used for war. They were mostly used for trade. Pirates were famose at the time. So the minute men used the pirates so they could get more wepons, gun powder ,and food. Miniute men took the items from british trade ships. The trade ships were snuck on and the citizens dumped tea. This was called the bosten tea party. They also had speacil uniforms. They had to have certain army position when in battle.
War at Sea ships