This Day in Naval History - January 11th
From the Navy News Service:
- 1863 - CSS Alabama sinks USS Hatteras off Galveston.
- 1900 - The gunboat Princeton takes possession of the Batan Islands in the northern Philippines.
- 1944 - Aircraft from USS Block Island (CVE 21) lead the first aircraft rocket attack on a German submarine.
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