This Day in Naval History - March 14

Friday, March 14, 2008

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 , , and
1929 - Naval Air Station Pensacola aircraft make 113 flights for flood rescue and relief.
1970 - Navy hospital ship USS Repose (AH 16) leaves after four years of service there


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