This Day in Naval History - April 23

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

From the Navy News Service
1918 - USS Stewart (DD 13) destroys German submarine off .
1934 - In the first Navy movement through the , more than 100 ships transited.
1945 - In only use of guided missiles in World War II, two BAT missiles release at , .
1956 - Project Vanguard, earth satellite launching program, assigned to Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air).

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