This Day in Naval History - March 05
From the Navy News Service:
- 1942 - The name "Seabees" is officially authorized.
- 1943 - USS Bogue (CVE 9) begins the first anti-submarine operations by an escort carrier.
- 1960 - USS Newport News (CA 148) and personnel from Port Lyautey complete emergency relief operatons at Agadir, Morocco, after an earthquake Feb. 29.