Today in U.S. Naval History: January 14

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
USS Gudgeon (SS-211), photo: U.S. Navy Department Library

Today in U.S. Naval History - January 14

1813 - U.S. Frigate Chesapeake captures British brig Hero

1863 - Navy General Order 4, Emancipation Proclamation

1943 - In first submarine resupply mission, USS Gudgeon lands six men, 2,000 pounds of equipment and supplies on Negros Island.

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


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