This Day in U.S. Naval History

U.S. Navy
Friday, December 30, 2011

By the Navy News Service:

On this day, 30 December, in U.S. Naval History:

  • 1941 - Admiral Ernest J. King assumes duty as Commander in Chief, United States Fleet.
  • 1959 - Commissioning of first fleet ballistic missile submarine, USS George Washington (SSB(N)-598), at Groton, CT.
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