This Day in U.S. Naval History - March 10

Thursday, March 10, 2011
1783 - USS Alliance (CAPT John Barry) defeats HMS Sybil in final naval action of Revolution in West Indies waters
 
1933 - Pacific Fleet provides assistance after earthquake at Long Beach, CA
 
1945 - Navy and civilian nurses interned at Los Banos, Philippines flown back to U.S. Navy nurses awarded Bronze Star.
 
1948 - First use of jets assigned to operational squadron (VF-5A) on board a carrier (Boxer)
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
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