1799 - William Balch becomes Navy's first commissioned Chaplain.
(Source: Navy News Service)
Today in U.S. Naval History - July 28
1915 - Sailors and Marines land in Haiti to restore order
1916 - Navy establishes a Code and Signal Section which initially
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Today in U.S. Naval History - July 25
1779 - Amphibious expedition against British in Penobscot Bay, Maine
1863 - U.S. Squadron bombards Fort Wagner, N.C.