This Day in Naval History - Dec. 10

Monday, December 12, 2005
From the Navy News Service

1941 - Guam surrenders to Japanese forces.

1941 - Aircraft from USS Enterprise (CV 6) attack and sink Japanese Submarine I-70 north of the Hawaiian Islands. A participant in the Pearl Harbor Attack, I-70 is the first Japanese combatant ship sunk during World War II.

1941 - A patrol bomber from Patrol Squadron 101 shoots down a Japanese zero fighter in first Navy air-to-air kill during World War II.

1950 - Evacuation operations at Wonson, North Korea, are completed.

1979 - The first Poseidon-class submarine configured with Trident missiles, USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN 657), completes its initial deterrent patrol.

1982 - USS Ohio (SSBN 726), the first Trident-Class submarine, returns from first deterrent patrol.

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