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.
The "Memorial Mural," painted by Thomas W. Skinner in 1947, once on display in The Apprentice School's administration and classroom building is being restored.
The "Memorial Mural,
Today in U.S. Naval history - June 17
1833 - USS Delaware enters drydock at Gosport Navy Yard in Norfolk, Va., the first warship to enter a public drydock in
The record-breaking manned submersible was brought to the Navy Yard to be with the Trieste, which is housed in the National Museum of the United States Navy.