This Day in Naval History - May 07

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

By Navy News Service

1779 - Continental Navy sloop captures British brig Diligent off .
1934 - USS Constitution completes tour of principal 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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