This Day in Naval History – June 7

Monday, June 07, 2010

1819- LT John White on merchant ship Franklin, anchored off Vung Tau is first U.S. naval officer to visit Vietnam

1917 - U.S. subchasers arrive at Corfu for anti-submarine patrols

1942 - Battle of Midway ends with loss of USS Yorktown

1944 - Construction of artificial harbors and sheltered anchorages begins off Normandy coast

1991 - Joint Task Force Sea Angel ends relief operations in Bangladesh after Cyclone Marian

(Source: Navy News Service)

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