1813 - USS Essex takes Neryeda, first capture by U.S. Navy in Pacific
1898 - Assist. SECNAV Theodore Roosevelt proposes Navy investigate military application of Samuel Langley's flying machine, beginning naval aviation
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Today in U.S. Naval History - December 11
1941 - Contract establishes the Naval Salvage Service.
1941 - Wake Island Garrison under Commander Winfield Cunningham repulses Japanese invasion force.
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Today in U.S. Naval History - December 10
1941 - Guam surrenders to Japanese.
1941 - Aircraft from USS Enterprise attack and sink Japanese Submarine I-70 north of Hawaiian Islands.