This Day in Naval History - July 25

Friday, July 25, 2008

 

1779 - Amphibious expedition against British in ,
1863 - U.S. Squadron bombards
1866 - Rank of Admiral created. David G. Farragut is appointed the first Admiral in the Navy
1898 - Landing party from armed yacht occupies Guanica, .
1912 - First specifications for naval aircraft published.
1934 - First President to visit , Franklin D. Roosevelt, reaches on board USS Houston
1941 - Bureau of Ordnance issues first Navy "E"certificates (for excellence) for industry.
1943 - Launching of USS Harmon (DE-72), first ship named for African-American.
1990 - USS Cimarron rescues 25 refugees adrift southeast of .


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