Today in U.S. Naval History: June 16

Posted by Eric Haun
Monday, June 16, 2014
U.S. Navy hospital ship Repose (U.S. Navy photo)

Today in U.S. Naval History - June 16

1898 - U.S. squadron bombards Santiago, Cuba

1965 - Navy Department schedules reactivation of hospital ship Repose (AH-16), first hospital ship activated for Vietnam Conflict

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