This Day in Naval History - March 15

Thursday, March 15, 2007
1865 - In the largest amphibious operation of the war, Union forces capture Fort Fisher, N.C. 1943 - The Numbered fleet system is established. 1957 - Airship ZPG-2 lands at Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., after an 11-day non-stop flight across the Atlantic. 1966 - River Squadron 5 is established in Vietnam.

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