This Day in Naval History - Aug. 17

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

From the Navy News Service

1812 - Frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic.

1942 - Submarines USS Nautilus (SS 168) and USS Argonaut (SS 166) land 222 Marines on Makin Island, first amphibious attack made from submarines.

1959 - Adm. Arleigh Burke re-appointed as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) for third two-year term, serving longest term as CNO.

1962 - Navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH 1) launched at Seattle, Wash.

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