This Day in Naval History – April 26

Monday, April 26, 2010

1869 - The Good Conduct Medal was authorized

1921 - U.S. Naval Detachment left Yugoslavia after administering area around Spalato for 2 years to guarantee transfer of area from Austria to new country

1952 - USS Hobson sinks after colliding with USS Wasp; 176 lives lost

(Source: Navy News Service)

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