This Day in Naval History - March 13

Thursday, March 13, 2008

From the Navy News Service
1895 - The first submarine building contract is awarded to John P. Holland Torpedo Boat Co.
1917 - Armed merchant ships are authorized to take action against U-boats.
1959 - The Naval Research Laboratory takes the first ultraviolet pictures of the sun.
1963 - USS Albany (CG 10) and aircraft from Navy Airborne Early Warning Squadron 4 from Roosevelt Roads, , aid five ill crew members of Norwegian freighter Jotunfjell.

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