This Day in Naval History – Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

1800 - U.S. concludes treaty of peace with France, ending Quasi War with France.

1944 - USS Nautilus (SS-168) lands supplies and evacuates some people from Panay, Philipppine Islands.

1946 - U.S. Government announces that U.S. Navy units would be permanently stationed in the Mediterranean to carry out American policy and diplomacy.

1954 - Commissioning at Groton, CT, of USS Nautilus (SSN-571), the world's first nuclear-powered ship

1958 - Marines leave Lebanon.

1959 - Last flight of airshps assigned to the Naval Air Reserve at Lakehurst, NJ takes place

1968 - Battleship New Jersey arrives off Vietnam

(Source: Navy News Service)

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