This Day in Naval History - May 22

Thursday, May 22, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1882 - Commodore Shufeldt signs commerce treaty opening to trade.
1958 - Naval aircraft F4D-1 Sky Ray sets five world speed-to-climb records, May 22-23.
1967 - reaches agreement to purchase Brooklyn Navy Yard, ending 166 years of construction and repair of naval vessels.
1968 - USS Scorpion (SSN 589) is lost with all hands.

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