This Day in Naval History – May 25 & 26

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

May 26
1944 - USS England sinks fifth Japanese submarine in one week

1952 - Tests from 26-29 May demonstrate feasibility of the angled-deck concept conducted on simulated angled deck on USS Midway

1990 - USS Beaufort rescues 24 Vietnamese refugees in South China Sea

May 27
1813 - American joint operations against Fort George, Canada

1919 - Navy NC-4 completes trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland to Lisbon, Portugal

(Source: Navy News Service)

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