On This Day in U.S. Naval History:

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

From the Navy News Service.

 

  • 1775 - The Continental Congress authorizes the building of 13 frigates.
  • 1941 - Cmdr. William A. Sullivan designated the first supervisor of salvage, giving the supervisor an office in New York City.

 

For more information about Naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.

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