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.
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors during an all hands call on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Oct.
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) medevaced a man Wednesday from a Navy vessel off the Virginia coast after watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth
The wreck of a World War Two German U-boat and a freighter that sank 72 years ago have been discovered off the North Carolina coast by U.S. researchers, officials said.