1800 - CAPT Thomas Tingey ordered to duty as first Superintendent of the Washington Navy Yard
1944 - Operation Shingle, Allied landing at Anzio, Italy
(Source: Navy News Service)
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 5
1843 - Launching of USS Michigan at Erie, Penn., America's first iron-hulled warship, as well as first prefabricated ship.
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Today in U.S. Naval History - December 4
1918 - President Woodrow Wilson sails in USS George Washington for Paris Peace Conference.
1943 - Aircraft from USS
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 3
1775 - Lt. John Paul Jones raises the Grand Union flag on Alfred. First American flag raised over American naval vessel.