This Day in Naval History – March 17

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

1898 - USS Holland, first practical submarine, launched

1942 - United States Naval Forces Europe established to plan joint operations with British

1958 - Navy Vanguard rocket launches 3.25 pound sphere from Cape Canaveral

1959 - USS Skate (SSN-578) surfaces at North Pole

(Source: Navy News Service)

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