This Day in Naval History – July 29

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

1846 - Sailors and Marines from U.S. sloop Cyane capture San Diego, CA

1918 - Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt visits Queenstown, Ireland

1945 - U.S. warships bombard Hamamatsu, Japan.

1967 - Fire on board USS Forrestal killed 134 members of the crew.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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