This Day in U.S. Naval History - May 11

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

1862 - CSS Virginia blown up by Confederates to prevent capture.

 
1898 - Sailors and Marines from USS Marblehead cut trans-oceanic cable near Cienfuegos, Cuba, isolating Cuba from Spain.
 
1943 - Naval task force lands Army troops on Attu, Aleutians.
 
1965 - U.S. destroyers deliver first shore bombardment of Vietnam War.
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
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