Today in U.S. Naval History: August 14

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Today in U.S. Naval History - August 14

1813 - HMS Pelican captures USS Argus

1886 - SECNAV establishes Naval Gun Factory at Washington Navy Yard

1945 - Japan agrees to surrender; last Japanese ships sunk during World War II (August 15 in DC)

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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