This Day in Naval History – March 5

Friday, March 05, 2010

1942 - Name "Seabees" and insignia officially authorized

1943 - USS Bogue begins first anti-submarine operations by escort carrier.

1960 - USS Newport News (CA-148) and personnel from Port Lyautey complete emergency relief operatons at Agadir, Morocco after earthquake on 29 February.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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