This Day in Naval History - April 10

Thursday, April 10, 2008

From the Navy News Sevice
1941 - USS Niblack (DD 424), while rescuing survivors of a torpedoed ship, depth-charged a German submarine; the first action of WW II between and German navies.
1963 - During diving tests, USS Thresher (SSN 593) lost with all hands (112 crew and 12 civilians) east of ,
1966 - River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of .


Navy

Navy Discovers Malaysian Tanker

Indonesia's navy has found a tanker carrying almost US$400,000 worth of diesel that was taken by its own crew last week due to a commercial dispute, says a report in AFP.

US Navy Ships Conduct Astern Replenishment-at-sea

“While replenishments-at-sea are routine, astern refueling is unique and requires precise navigation and coordination,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jason Ileto, fleet replenishment scheduler for Commander,

Philippines: Sea Dispute Won't Shift Ties with China, U.S.

The Philippines' territorial dispute with China over the South China Sea has not caused Manila to rebalance diplomatic ties with either its ally, the United States,

 
 
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