This Day in Naval History – June 9

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

1882 - Establishment of Office of Naval Records of the War of the Rebellion (became part of Naval Historical Center)

1942 - First Navy photograhic interpretation unit set up in the Atlanic.

1959 - Launching of USS George Washington (SSBN-598), first nuclear powered fleet ballistic missile submarine, at Groton, CT

(Source: Navy News Service)

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