This Day in Naval History - Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1800 - concludes Treaty of Peace with , ending Quasi War with .
1944 - USS Nautilus (SS 168) lands supplies and evacuates people from Panay, .
1946 - government announces Navy units would be permanently stationed in the to carry out American policy and diplomacy.
1954 - Commissioning at , of USS Nautilus (SSN 571), the world's first nuclear-powered ship.
1958 - Marines leave .
1959 - Last flight of airships assigned to the Naval Air Reserve at , takes place.
1968 - USS New Jersey (BB 62) arrives off .

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