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Today in U.S. Naval History: April 10

April 10, 2014

USS Thresher (Naval Historical Center photo)

USS Thresher (Naval Historical Center photo)

Today in U.S. Naval History - April 10

1941 - USS Niblack, while rescuing survivors of torpedoed ship, depth charged German submarine; first action of WW II between U.S. and German navies

1963 - During diving tests, USS Thresher lost with all hands (112 crew and 17 civilians) east of Cape Cod, Mass.

1966 - River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at

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