This Day in Naval History – August 19

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

1812 - USS Constitution captures HMS Guerriere.

1812- Devastating hurricane struck the Navy's New Orleans station, delaying military preparations in the War of 1812

1818 - CAPT James Biddle takes possession of Oregon Territory for U.S.

1967 - Operation Coronado IV begins in Mekong Delta

1981 - 2 VF-41 aircraft from USS Nimitz shoot down 2 Libyan aircraft which fired on them over international waters

(Source: Navy News Service)

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