This Day in Naval History - June 11

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1853 - Five Navy ships leave , on three-year exploring expedition to survey the far Pacific.
1927 - USS Memphis arrives at , , with Charles Lindbergh and his plane, Spirit of St. Louis, after his non-stop flight across the .
1944 - battleships off provide gunfire support.
1953 - Navy ships evacuate 20,000 Koreans from to safety south of 17th parallel.

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