Story Number: NNS011215-15
: 12/15/2001 6:23:00 PM
From the Navy News Service
1863 - Rear Adm
. Farragut's squadron of seven ships forces its way up the Mississippi River to support Union troops at Vicksburg, Miss., and Baton Rouge
1929 - Naval Air Station Pensacola aircraft make 113 flights for flood rescue and relief.
1970 - Navy hospital ship
USS Repose (AH 16) leaves South Vietnam after four years of service there.