This Day in Naval History - July 22

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1802 - Frigate Constellation defeats 9 Corsair gunboats off .
1905 - Body of John Paul Jones moved to for reburial.
1953 - U.S. ships laid down heavy barrage to support UN troops in Korea
1964 - Four Navy Divers (LCDR Robert Thompson, MC; Gunners Mate First Class Lester Anderson, Chief Quartermaster Robert A. Barth, and Chief Hospital Corpsman Sanders Manning) submerge in Sealab I for 10 days at a depth of 192 feet, 39 miles off Hamilton, Bermuda. They surfaced on July 31.
1974 - Evacuees from the coup on arrive on board Navy vessels in the . Operation ended on July 24.

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