Today in U.S. Naval History: November 13

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
USS Juneau (CL-52) firing on attacking Japanese aircraft during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph)

Today in U.S. Naval History - November 13

1776 - Capt. John Paul Jones in Alfred with brig Providence captures British transport Mellish, carrying winter uniforms later used by Washington's troops.

1942 - Loss of USS Juneau (CL-52) during Battle of Guadalcanal results in loss of Five Sullivan Brothers.

1943 - Fifth Fleet carriers begin long range night bombing attacks on Japanese positions in Gilberts and Marshalls in preparation for landings.

1957 - First firing of Regulus II bombardment missile.

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

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