The CNM is grateful for funding over the years by the the

Text Box: The Company of Fife and Drum web site

Short video presentation of the Colonial Navy of Massachusetts in action.

Text Box: Organized in 1775 the Massachusetts State Navy was reorganized on December 29, 1967. Declared the official colonial navy of the Commonwealth the Governor signed legislation authorizing the group to carry the colors and to wear the distinctive uniforms of the Commonwealth’s Navy of 1775.  Now in the 52nd year the CNM plays the music, wears the uniforms and marches to the cadence of the time period. Today, the CNM is the only group of Revolutionary War sailors. We practice in Tiverton, RI and Fall River, MA. We perform throughout MA, RI, CT and visit other ports on occasion.  For more information see our FaceBook page, visit our website at, send us an email at or call our recruiting officer at 508.965.8948 or 508.679.3187 and leave a message.



Recruiting Members



Fife, Drum, color guard and armed marine positions

All men and women over 18 years of age are welcome