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.