This Day in U.S. Naval History - May 27

Friday, May 27, 2011

1805 - Naval forces capture Derne, Tripoli; raise U.S. flag over foreign soil

 
1813 - American joint operations against Fort George, Canada
 
1919 - Navy NC-4 completes trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland to Lisbon, Portugal
 
(Source: Navy News Service)
 

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