Today in U.S. Naval History: November 4

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USS Navarro (APA-215). U.S. Navy photo

Today in U.S. Naval History - November 4

1967 - Landing craft from USS Navarro (APA-215) rescue 43 men from British SS Habib Marikar aground on a reef at Lincoln Island in the Tonkin Gulf.

1971 - USS Nathanael Greene (SSBN-636) launches a Poseidon C-3 missile in first surface launch of Poseidon missile.

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


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