This Day in Naval History – May 6

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

1909 - Great White Fleet anchors in San Francisco

1916 - First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington, DC

1942 - CAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China

1945 - Naval landing force evacuates 500 Marshallese from Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Islands

(Source: Navy News Service)

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