This Day in Naval History – Oct. 20

Monday, October 19, 2009

1824 - U.S. Schooner Porpoise captures four pirate ships off Cuba.

1944 - Seventh Fleet lands over 60,000 Army troops on Leyte, Philippines while Japanese aircraft attack.

1952 - Task Force 77 establishes ECM Hunter/Killer Teams of 2 ECM equipped aircraft and an armed escort of 4 Skyraiders and 4 Corsairs.

1967 - Operation Coronado VII began in Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

1983 - Due to political strife, USS Independence (CV-59 ) ordered to Grenada.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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