Today in U.S. Naval History: June 23

Posted by Eric Haun
Monday, June 23, 2014

Today in U.S. Naval History - June 23

1933 - Commissioning of USS Macon, Navy's last dirigible

1961 - Navy's first major low frequency radio station commissioned at Cutler, Maine

1972 - Navy helicopter squadron aids flood-stricken residents in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, and Pittstown area of Pennsylvania.

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

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