This Day in Naval History - Sept. 19

Friday, September 19, 2008

From the Navy News Service
1915 - Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels organizes the Naval Consulting Board to mobilize the scientific resources of the United States for national defense.
1957 - Bathyscaph Trieste, in a dive sponsored by the Office of Naval Research in the Mediterranean, reaches record depth of two miles.
1992 - Joint Task Force Marianas stands down after providing assistance to Guam after Typhoon Omar.


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