This Day in Naval History - Jan. 22

Friday, January 21, 2005

From the Navy News Service

1800 - Capt. Thomas Tingey is ordered to duty as the first superintendent of the Washington Navy Yard.

1870 - Cmdr. Thomas Selfridge sails the gunboat Nipsic on an expedition to ascertain the best location for an interoceaniccanal across the Isthmus of Darien.

1944 - During Operation Shingle, Amphibious Task Force 81, under the command of Rear Adm. F.J. Lowry, lands the Army's VI Corps at Anzio, Italy.

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