Today in U.S. Naval History: August 16
Friday, August 16, 2013

Today in U.S. Naval History - August 16

1812 - USS Constitution recaptures American merchant brig Adeline

1954 - Beginning of Operation Passage to Freedom, transport of refugees from Haiphong to Saigon, Vietnam

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