This Day in Naval History - Feb. 12

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
From the Navy News Service

1945 - USS Batfish (SS 310) sinks its second Japanese submarine within three days.

1947 - USS Cusk (SS 348) sets a a milestone, launching the first guided-missile (Loon) from a submarine.

1950 - The U.S. naval forces operating in the Mediterranean Sea since 1946 are officially designated the 6th Fleet.

1976 - Capt. Fran McKee becomes the Navy's first woman line officer selected for promotion to the rank of rear admiral.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.

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