1775 - Congress votes to raise two battalions of Continental Marines, establishing the Marine Corps.
1941 - U.S. escorted convoy WS 12, carrying 20,000 British troops to Singapore, sails from Halifax
(Source: Navy News Service)
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is listed by the US Department of Defense, as having been awarded a $73,913,646 Navy contract modification to previously
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 3
1775 - Lt. John Paul Jones raises the Grand Union flag on Alfred. First American flag raised over American naval vessel.
This morning, the RCMP along with partners from the Toronto Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police detailed circumstances that led to the arrest of 53 year old Qing Quentin Huang of Toronto.
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 2
1775 - Congress orders first officers commissions printed.
1908 - Rear Admiral William S. Cowles submits report, prepared by Lt.
Today in U.S. Naval History - November 27
1941 - Chief of Naval Operations sends "war warning" to commanders of Pacific and Asiatic Fleets.
1961 - Navy reports