This Day In Naval History - January 12th

U.S. Navy
Thursday, January 12, 2012

From the Navy News Service:

 

  • 1813 - U.S. frigate Chesapeake captures the British warship Volunteer.
  • 1848 - Sloop Lexington attacked in San Blas, Mexico.
  • 1953 - Aircraft landings are tested aboard USS Antietam (CVS 36), the first angled-deck carrier.

 

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