This Day in Naval History - Dec. 09

Friday, December 09, 2005
From the Navy News Service

1938 - Prototype shipboard radar, designed and built by the Naval Research Laboratory, is installed on USS New York (BB 34).

1941 - USS Swordfish (SS 193) makes the initial U.S. submarine attack on Japanese ship.

1952 - A strike from Task Force 77 aircraft destroys a munitions factory and several rail facilities near Rashin, North Korea.

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