This Day in Naval History - Feb. 25

Monday, February 25, 2008
From the Navy News Service 1861 - Saratoga, a member of the U.S. African Squadron, captures the slaver sloop Express. 1933 - USS Ranger (CV 4), the first true aircraft carrier, is commissioned. 1959 - USS Galveston (CLG 3) fires the first Talos surface-to-air missile.

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