This Day in U.S. Naval History - June 7

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

 

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
 
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