This Day in Naval History - June 07

Monday, June 09, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1819 - Lt. John White on merchant ship Franklin, anchored off Vung Tau, is first U.S. naval officer to visit Vietnam.
1917 - U.S. subchasers arrive at Corfu for anti-submarine patrols.
1942 - Battle of Midway ends with loss of USS Yorktown (CV 5).
1944 - Construction of artificial harbors and sheltered anchorages begins off Normandy coast.
1991 - Joint Task Force Sea Angel ends relief operations in Bangladesh after Cyclone Marian.

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