This Day in Naval History - Nov. 18

Friday, November 18, 2005
From the Navy News Service

1890 - USS Maine, the first American battleship, is launched.

1922 - Cdmr. Kenneth Whiting in a PT seaplane, makes first catapult launching from aircraft carrier, USS Langley (CV 1), at anchor in the York River.

1962 - USS Currituck (AV 7) rescues 13 Japanese fishermen from their disabled fishing boat Seiyu Maru, which was damaged in Typhoon Karen.


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