This Day in Naval History – April 3

Friday, April 03, 2009

1797 - CAPT Thomas Truxtun issued first known American signal book using numerary system

1942 - ADM Nimitz named Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas, a joint command, and retained his other title, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet

1992 - First five coed recruit companies from Orlando, FL Naval Training Center granduate.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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