This Day in Navy History

Navy News Service
Thursday, August 25, 2011

1843 - Steam frigate Missouri arrives at Gibralter completing first Trans-Atlantic crossing by U.S. steam powered ship.
1942 - Five Navy nurses who became POWs on Guam repatriated .
1951 - 23 fighters from USS Essex (CV-9) escort Air Force heavy bombers attacking Najin, Korea since target was beyond range of land-based fighters.

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