This Day in Naval History - July 14

Monday, July 14, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1813 - Lt. John Gamble, the first Marine to command a ship in battle (prize vessel in capture of British whaler Seringapatam).
1853 - Commodore Matthew Perry lands and holds first meeting with Japanese at .
1882 - Sailors and Marines from four ships land to help restore order at .
1945 - warships bombard , ; first naval gunfire bombardment of .
1950 - U.S. Marines sail from for Korean Conflict.
1952 - Laying of keel of USS Forrestal (CV 59), the first 59,900-ton aircraft carrier.

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navy

Ingalls Authenticates Keel on Aegis Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division today authenticated the keel for the company's 30th Aegis guided missile destroyer, Ralph Johnson (DDG 114).

Today in U.S. Naval History: September 23

Today in U.S. Naval History - September 23 1779 - Capt. John Paul Jones in Continental Navy frigate Bonhomme Richard captures HMS Serapis. 1931 - Lt. Alfred

MSC Award Two Time-Charter Contract Modifications

The US Department of Defense informs that Offshore Service Vessels, Inc., and Sealift, Inc., have each been awarded time charter option extensions by the US Navy's

 
 
Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1166 sec (9 req/sec)