1778 - Sloop-in-war Ranger captures British brig
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Sierra Leone was holding 11 Guineans including military personnel in custody on Wednesday following a confrontation at sea involving the two West African neighbours' navies,
Parade of ships signals start of Fleet Week New York 2016
Now in its 28th year, New York Fleet Week has commenced, with ships from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast
Davie Shipbuilding has cut first steel for the Resolve Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment vessel.
The project consists of converting a containership into an
USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, made history today as the first amphibious command ship to have an MV-22B Osprey land on its flight deck, May 23, 2016.
A participant in a diving field school last fall, graduate student Tori Kiefer is back to help a new set of students learn the joy of surveying shipwrecks.
1917 - The first U.S. convoy left Hampton Roads, Va. to cross the North Atlantic after entering World War I. During the 18 months of war while American vessels escort convoys through the war zone,