This Day in Naval History - Aug. 01

Friday, August 01, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1801 - U.S. schooner Enterprise captures Tripolitan ship Tripoli.
1921 - Successful tests of gyroscopic high level bombsight (Norden Bombsight) at Torpedo Station, Yorktown, Va. Carl Norden developed the bombsight for the Bureau of Ordnance.
1946 - Office of Naval Research established.
1950 - Control of Guam transferred to Department of Interior.
1958 - USS Nautilus (SSN 571) submerges under Arctic ice cap near Point Barrow.

For more information on naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.

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