Today in U.S. Naval History: June 30

Posted by Eric Haun
Monday, June 30, 2014

Today in U.S. Naval History - June 30

1815 - USS Peacock takes HMS Nautilus, last action of the War of 1812

1943 - Third Fleet Amphibious Force lands troops on Rendova Island while naval gunfire silences Japanese artillery

1951 - Naval Administration of Marianas ends

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

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