From the Naval News Service
1813- Sailing Master Elijah Mix attempts to blow up British warship Plantagenet with a torpedo near . 1944 - Following 43 days of naval gunfire and air bombardment, Naval Task Force lands Marines on Tinian, .
Today in U.S. Naval History - March 11
1935 - Birth of Naval Security Group when OP-20G became the Communications Security Group
1941 - President Franklin D.
Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, a supplier of marine products and services, has won a contract to supply Yokohama fenders to the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts worth nearly $1.4 billion to buy four more Littoral Combat Ships from Lockheed Martin Corp and Australia's Austal Ltd, the U.