1775 - Congress votes to raise two battalions of Continental Marines, establishing the Marine Corps.
1941 - U.S. escorted convoy WS 12, carrying 20,000 British troops to Singapore, sails from Halifax
(Source: Navy News Service)
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spelled out in a memorandum last week his expectations for the review and audit of procedures, administration, and performance of
One man suffered light burns as a result of an electrical fire onboard HMAS Waller earlier this week.
The fire occurred on Tuesday, December 10 at 10 p.m. (WA
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 11
1941 - Contract establishes the Naval Salvage Service.
1941 - Wake Island Garrison under Commander Winfield Cunningham repulses Japanese invasion force.