This Day in Naval History
Occurring on this Day, November 25h, in U.S. Naval History...
- 1775 - Continental Congress authorizes privateering.
- 1943 - In Battle of Cape St. George, five destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 23 (Capt. Arleigh Burke) intercept five Japanese destroyers and sink three and damage one without suffering any damage.
- 1961 - Commissioning of USS Enterprise [CVA(N)-65], the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, at Newport News, Va.