This Day in Naval History - May 06

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

By the Navy News Service
1909 - Great White Fleet anchors in .
1916 - First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in .
1942 - CAPT Milton Miles arrives in , to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China.
1945 - Naval landing force evacuates 500 Marshallese from .


Navy

Michelle Obama Sponsors Attack Submarine

General Dynamics Electric Boat has delivered to the U.S. Navy an attack submarine that is sponsored by first lady Michelle Obama and will be named for her home state, reports AP.

Indian Warships Visit Port Victoria

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Seychelles and maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Trikand and

White House: Iranian Ships' Actions in Gulf Increase Risk of Miscalculation

Actions by Iranian vessels in several encounters with U.S. warships in the Gulf this week are cause for concern and increase risks of miscalculation, the White House said on Friday.

 
 
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