This Day in U.S. Naval History - June 29

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

1925 - Ships and men from 11th and 12th Naval Districts assist in relief after earthquake at Santa Barbara , CA

 
1950 - Truman authorizes sea blockade of the Korean coast
 
1950 - USS Juneau fires first naval shore bombardment of Korean Conflict
 
Source: Navy News Service

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