This Day in Naval History - Jan. 10

Wednesday, January 11, 2006
From the Navy News Service

1847 - U.S. Naval forces occupy Los Angeles during the Mexican-American War for the first time.

1917 - The Navy places the first production order for aerial photographic equipment.

1934 - Patrol Squadron 10F flies the first non-stop formation flight from San Francisco to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, arriving Jan. 11.

1946 - The first Navy nuclear power school is established at Submarine Base New London, Conn.

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