This Day in Naval History - Oct. 08

Monday, October 10, 2005
From the Navy News Service

1812 - A boat party under Lt. Jesse D. Elliott captures HMS Detroit and Caledonia in the Niagara River.

1842 - Commodore Lawrence Kearny of USS Constitution addresses a letter to the Viceroy of China, urging that American merchants in China be granted the same treaty privileges as the British. His negotiations are successful.

1950 - The 1st Marine Division commences embarkation at Inchon for landings in Wonsan, Korea.

1961 - USS Tulare (AKA 112) and USS Princeton (CVS 7) rescue seamen from an American and a Lebanese merchant ship, which were aground on Kita Daita Jima.

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