From the Navy News Service
1854 - U.S. Naval Academy at , holds first formal graduation exercises. Previous classes graduated without ceremony.
1896 - Authorization of first experimental ship model tank.
1943 - Operation Husky, Allied landing on .
Today in U.S. Naval History - September 23
1779 - Capt. John Paul Jones in Continental Navy frigate Bonhomme Richard captures HMS Serapis.
1931 - Lt. Alfred
The US Department of Defense informs that Offshore Service Vessels, Inc., and Sealift, Inc., have each been awarded time charter option extensions by the US Navy's
The US Department of Defense informs that Swiftships Shipbuilding, L.L.C., Morgan City, Louisiana, is being awarded an $18,000,000 not-to-exceed contract for the