This Day in Naval History - Sept. 25

Tuesday, September 25, 2007
1912 - Battleship Wyoming (BB 32) commissioned.

1925 - Submarine S-51 (SS 162) sinks after collision with SS City of Rome off Block Island, Rhode Island.

1941 - In first successful U.S. Navy escort of convoys during World War II, Navy escorts turn over HX-150 to British escorts at the mid-ocean meeting point. All ships reach port safely.

1957 - In project Stratoscope, Office of Naval Research obtains sharp photographs of sun's corona from first balloon-borne telescope camera.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.


Ports

Indian Warships Visit Port Victoria

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Vitol's Malaysia Terminal Suspends Ops after Spill

VTTI, the storage unit of world's largest oil trader Vitol, has suspended operations at its terminal in southern Malaysia following an oil spill, two industry sources said on Friday.

Shenzhen Port to Adopt China ECA Regulation

China's Shenzhen port is set to to adopt requirements for ships at berth requiring to burn marine fuel with sulfur content not exceeding 0.5 percent starting October this year,

 
 
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