1813 - HMS Pelican captures USS Argus.
1886 - Secretary of the Navy establishes Naval Gun Factory at Washington Navy Yard.
1945 - agrees to surrender; last Japanese ships sunk during World War II, Aug. 15.
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has acquired the Engineering Solutions Division of The Columbia Group, a designer and builder of unmanned underwater vehicles
Shipbuilder General Dynamics National Steel & Shipbuilding Co. – NASSCO – will christen the USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) Saturday, February 7, 2015 in San Diego.
German industrial group ThyssenKrupp is not in talks to sell its submarine unit nor is it in talks to sell its stainless steel unit VDM, its chief executive said on Friday.