Today in U.S. Naval History: January 16

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USS Lexington (Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.)

Today in U.S. Naval History - January 16

1930 - USS Lexington provides power to Tacoma, Wash., when floods knocked out city power plants

1991 - Operation Desert Storm, liberation of Kuwait from Iraq, begins

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

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