This Day in Naval History - Sept. 04

Thursday, September 04, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1804 - USS Intrepid (Lt. Richard Somers) blew up in failed attack on .
1941 - A German submarine, U-652, attacks USS Greer (DD 145), which was tracking the submarine southeast of . Greer is not damaged, but drops depth charges, damaging U-652.
1954 - Icebreakers, USS Burton Island (AGB 1) and USCG Northwind (WAG 282), complete first transit of Northwest passage through .
1960 - USS Bushnell (AS 15) and USS Penguin (ASR 12) begin relief operations in , after Hurricane Donna.

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