This Day in U.S. Naval History - April 14

Thursday, April 14, 2011

1898 - Commissioning of first Post Civil War hospital ship, USS Solace

 
1969 - North Korean aircraft shoots down Navy EC-121 reconnaissance aircraft from VQ-1 over the Sea of Japan
 
1988 - USS Samuel B. Roberts struck Iranian mine off Qatar
 
1989 - First Navy ship arrives on scene to assist in Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
 
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