This Day in Naval History - Oct. 03

Friday, October 03, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1921 - USS Olympia sails for to bring home the Unknown Soldier from
1955 - USS Saipan (CVL 48) begins disaster relief in , rescuing people and delivering supplies. Operations end Oct. 10.
1962 - Sigma 7 (Mercury 8), piloted by Navy Cmdr. Walter M. Schirra Jr., is launched. In a mission lasting nine hours and 13 minutes, he made six orbits at an altitude up to 175.8 statute miles at 17,558 mph. USS Kearsarge (CVS 33) makes the recovery.

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