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.


Legal

Hyundai Merchant Marine to buy Hanjin's 'Good' Assets

South Korea's financial regulator said on Wednesday that Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd will seek to acquire healthy assets of troubled shipper Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd.

Hanjin files for Receivership, Ports Turn Away Vessels

Hanjin says asks court for its assets to be frozen; Hyundai Merchant looking to buy Hanjin's "good" assets. South Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd filed for court

Hanjin Shipping to File for Court Receivership

South Korea’s biggest container shipping line Hanjin Shipping Co has decided to apply for court receivership after lenders halted all support, says a report in Bloomberg.

 
 
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