This Day in Naval History - Jan. 13

Friday, January 13, 2006
From Navy News Service

1865 - Amphibious attack on Fort Fisher, N.C.

1917 - The cruiser Milwaukee (CL 21) strands off Eureka, Calif., while attempting to refloat the submarine H-3 (SS 30).

1964 - USS Manley (DD 940) evacuates 54 American and 36 allied nationals after Zanzibar government is overthrown.


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