1864 - Steamer General Thomas and gunboat Stone River destroy Confederate batteries on Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama.
1882 - Orders issued for first Naval Attache (LCDR French Chadwick sent to London, England).
(Source: Naval News Service)
Today in U.S. Naval History - August 1
1801 - U.S. schooner Enterprise captures Tripolitan ship Tripoli
1921 - Successful tests of gyroscopic high level bombsight
More than 800 Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel are on their way home after taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise, which concluded in Hawaii today.
Greece safely evacuated embassy staff and more than one hundred Chinese and European nationals from Libya early on Friday with a navy frigate sailing back to the Greek port of Piraeus,
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