This Day in Naval History - March 10

Monday, March 10, 2008


From the Navy News Service

1783 - USS Alliance, commanded by Capt. John Barry, defeats HMS Sybil in the final naval action of the American Revolution in waters.
1933 - The Pacific Fleet provides assistance after an earthquake at ,
1945 - Navy and civilian nurses interned at , , are flown back to the . The Navy nurses are each awarded a Bronze Star.
1948 - First use of jets assigned to operational squadron (VF-5A) aboard a carrier - USS Boxer (CV 21).

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