This Day in Naval History - January 11th

U.S. Navy
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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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