This Day in Naval History - May 07

Thursday, May 06, 2004
(By Navy News Service)

1779 - Continental Navy sloop Providence captures British brig Diligent off Cape Charles.

1934 - USS Constitution completes tour of principal U.S. ports

1940 - FDR orders Pacific Fleet to remain in Hawaiian waters indefinitely.

1942 - Carrier aircraft sink Japanese carrier Shoho during Battle of Coral Sea.

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