This Day in Naval History – Sept. 10

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

1813 - In Battle of Lake Erie, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, flying his "Don't give up the ship" flag, defeats British squadron and says: "We have met the enemy and they are ours..."

1925 - Submarine R-4 rescues crew of PN-9 10 miles from their destination of Hawaii (See also September 1)

(Source: Navy News Service)

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