This Day in Naval History - April 19

Monday, April 21, 2008


From the Navy News Service
1783 - George Washington proclaims the end of hostilities with .
1861 - President Lincoln orders the blockade of Southern ports from to .
1955 - USS Albany (CG 10) and USS William Wood (DD 715) begin to provide disaster relief to citizens of .


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