This Day in Navy History

Monday, October 29, 2007
October 29, 1814 - Launching of Fulton I , first American steam powered warship, at New York City. The ship was designed by Robert Fulton. 1980 - USS Parsons (DDG-33) rescues 110 Vietnamese refugees 330 miles south of Saigon. [Source: www.history.navy.mil}

 
 
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