By the Navy News Service
1946 - USS Missouri (BB 63) arrives in to return the body of Turkish ambassador to the and to show support and willingness to defend .
US Department of Defense, Navy, contracts awarded for 'Virginia-class' submarine propulsor sytem, and for support of 'USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) docking materials.
Future 'USS Michael Monsoor' (DDG 1001) keel authenticated at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard.
The keel authenticators were George and Sally Monsoor,
Today in U.S. Naval History - May 23
1850 - Navy sends USS Advance and USS Rescue to attempt rescue of Sir John Franklin's expedition, lost in Arctic.