Today in U.S. Naval History: April 22

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Today in U.S. Naval History - April 22

1778 - Captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England

1898 - U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba

1987 - U.S. Navy ordered to provide assistance to neutral vessels under Iranian attack outside the exclusion zone and that requested help

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