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Friday, December 9, 2016

This Day in U.S. Naval History - April 15

April 15, 2011

1885 - Naval forces land at Panama to protect American interests during revolution

 
1912 - USS Chester and USS Salem sailed from MA to assist RMS Titanic survivors
 
1918 - First Marine Aviation Force formed at Marine Flying Field, Miami, FL
 
1961 - Launching of first nuclear-powered frigate, USS Bainbridge, at Quincy, MA
 
1962 - USS Princeton brought first Marine helicopters to Vietnam. This was first Marine advisory unit to arrive in South Vietnam.
 
1986 - Operation Eldorado Canyon, Navy aircraft from USS America (CV-66) and USS Coral Sea (CV-43) attack Libya in conjunction with USAF aircraft after Libya linked to terrorist bombing of West Berlin discotheque which killed 1 American and injured 78 people.
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
 


 
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