This Day in Naval History - June 28

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

1794 - Joshua Humphreys appointed master builder to build Navy ships at an annual salary of $2,000.

1814 - USS Wasp captures HMS Reindeer.

1865 - CSS Shenandoah captures 11 American whalers in one day.

1970 - USS James Madison (SSBN 627) completes conversion to Poseidon missile capability.

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