From the Navy News Service
1881 - USS Jeannette crushed in Arctic ice pack.
1967 - Operation in .
The Department of Defense award Metron Inc. a contract for development of a large displacement unmanned undersea vehicle (LDUUV).
Metron, Inc., of Reston, Va.
National Maritime Day is May 22; & this year celebrates the thousands of civilian mariners who support freedom as part of the Navy’s Military Sealift Command.
General Dynamics NASSCO recently delivered USNS Montford Point (MLP-1), the lead ship of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class, to the U.S. Navy.