1983 - A suicide truck bomber attacks the Marine barracks at airport, killing 241 (220 Marines, 18 Sailors, and 3 soldiers).
1983 - Operation Urgent Fury (, ) begins.
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,
The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17.
Constitution set out into
Danish Maritime Days was well visited, and there were many participants and great enthusiasm at the more than 50 events. Attendance at the many events tells that the maritime days were successful.