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.
With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea
Today in U.S. Naval History: April 23
1917 - Launching of USS New Mexico, first dreadnought with turboelectric drive
1918 - USS Stewart destroys German submarine off France
1945 - In only U.
An interview with Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Research
What are your near term, mid-term and long term science and technology (S&T) objectives?