This Day in Naval History – May 11

Monday, May 11, 2009

1862 - CSS Virginia blown up by Confederates to prevent capture.

1898 - Sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.

1943 - Naval task force lands Army troops on Attu, Aleutians.

1965 - U.S. destroyers deliver first shore bombardment of Vietnam War.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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