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Today in U.S. Naval History: August 14

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)

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