This Day in Naval History - March 28

Friday, March 28, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1800 - Essex becomes the first U.S. Navy vessel to pass the .
1814 - HMS Phoebe and Cherub capture USS Essex off . Before capture, had captured 24 British prizes during the War of 1812.
1848 - USS Supply reaches the of , anchoring under Mount Carmel near the of , during its expedition to explore the and the River Jordan.

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