Today in U.S. Naval History: November 7
Thursday, November 07, 2013

Today in U.S. Naval History - November 7

1861 - Naval forces under Rear Admiral Samuel F. DuPont capture Port Royal Sound, S.C.

1881 - Naval Advisory Board submits report recommending the new ships in U.S. Navy be constructed of steel instead of iron.

1973 - War Powers Resolution becomes law.

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