This Day in U.S. Naval History - May 6

Friday, May 06, 2011

 1909 - Great White Fleet anchors in San Francisco 

 
1916 - First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington, DC
 
1942 - CAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China
 
1945 - Naval landing force evacuates 500 Marshallese from Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Islands
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
 
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