1903 - George Dewey commissioned Admiral of the Navy with the date of rank, 2 March 1899. He was the only person to hold this rank.
(Source: Navy News Service)
An interview with Rear Adm. Matt Klunder, U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Research
What are your near term, mid-term and long term science and technology (S&T) objectives?
The U.S. Navy reported that the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., will enter the Black Sea April 22 to promote peace and stability in the region.
Included in the latest listing of contracts awarded by the US Department of Defense, Navy, are two contracts with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,
Today in U.S. Naval History - April 22
1778 - Captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England
1898 - U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba
1987 - U.
It all began with a pre-World War Two contract between China's then "ship king" and a Japanese company to lease two Chinese freighters.
When the one-year lease was up in 1937,