From the Navy News Service
1846 - Sailors and Marines from sloop Cyane capture .
1918 - Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, visits .
1945 - warships bombard .
Today in U.S. Naval History: April 16
1863 - Union gunboats pass Confederate batteries at Vicksburg
1924 - Navy commences relief operations in Mississippi Valley floods,
While patrolling in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Darwin provided emergency medical assistance for a heart attack victim on a French fishing vessel.
Poor weather conditions may hamper effort; Mystery surrounds capsize of ship; Nearly 280 people still missing, many of them teenagers
South Korean coastguards