This Day in U.S. Naval History - February 25

Friday, February 25, 2011

 1861 - Saratoga, member of U.S. African Squadron, captures slaver sloop Express

 
1933 - Commissioning of USS Ranger, first true aircraft carrier
 
1959 - USS Galveston fires first Talos surface-to-air missile
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
 
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