This Day in Naval History - March 14

Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Story Number: NNS011215-15 Release Date: 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, La. 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. Source: NavNews

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