From the Navy News Service
1813 - USS President anchors in .
1950 - To support United Nations call to assist , President Harry S. Truman authorizes naval and air operations south of 38th Parallel, .
The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing the
Today in U.S. Naval History - August 27
1917 - Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. for service off France
1944 - USS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon,
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) has left dry dock and moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Va.