This Day In Naval History - Jan. 12

Thursday, January 12, 2006
From the Navy News Service

1813 - U.S. frigate Chesapeake captures the British warship Volunteer.

1848 - Sloop Lexington attacked in San Blas, Mexico.

1953 - Aircraft landings are tested aboard USS Antietam (CVS 36), the first angled-deck carrier.

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