This Day in Naval History - Dec. 7

Wednesday, December 07, 2005
From the Navy News Service

1917 - Four U.S. battleships arrive at Scapa Flow to take on the role of the British Grand Fleet's 6th Battle Squadron. The ships include USS Delaware (BB 28), USS Florida (BB 30), New York (BB 34) and USS Wyoming (BB 32).

1941 - Japanese aircraft attack the U.S. Pacific Fleet based in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

1944 - Seventh Fleet forces land Army troops on shore of Ormoc Bay. Kamikazes attack task force, damaging several U.S. Navy ships.

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