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.
Historic Schooner AdventuressEverett, Wash. - National Historic Landmark, the schooner Adventuress, will make its annual sail to visit the Port of Everett Marina April 26 - 29.
NOAA announced it has found the underwater wreck of the passenger steamer City of Chester, which sank in 1888 in a collision in dense fog near where the Golden Gate Bridge stands today.
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