This Day in Naval History - Feb. 16

Friday, February 16, 2007
1815 - USS Constitution captures the British vessel Susannah.

1945 - Carrier aircraft from Vice Adm. Marc A. Mitscher's Task Force 58 strike Japanese installations around Tokyo.

1967 - Operation River Raider begins in the Mekong Delta, South Vietnam.

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