1799 - William Balch becomes Navy's first commissioned Chaplain.
(Source: Navy News Service)
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,
Today in U.S. Naval History - July 29
1846 - Sailors and Marines from U.S. sloop Cyane capture San Diego, Calif.
1918 - Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D.
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