This Day in Naval History - May 15

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Story Number: NNS020131-16
Release Date: 1/31/2002 10:49:00 AM
By Navy News Service

1800 - CAPT Preble in Essex arrives in , Java, to escort merchant ships.
1942 - First Naval Air Transport Service flight across Pacific.
1991 - Amphibious Task Force arrives at , for relief operations after Cyclone Marian.

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