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Today in U.S. Naval History: November 15

November 15, 2013

USS Washington (Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.)

USS Washington (Photograph from the Bureau of Ships Collection in the U.S. National Archives.)

Today in U.S. Naval History - November 15

1882 - Lt. Crd. French Chadwick reports to American Legation in London as first Naval Attache.

1942 - Although U.S. lost several ships in Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, Naval Force under Rear Admiral Willlis Lee, USS Washington (BB-56), turns back Japanese transports trying to reinforce Guadalcanal. The Japanese never again try to send large naval forces to Guadalcanal.

1960 - First Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine, USS George Washington (SSBN-598), leaves Charleston, S.C., on initial fleet ballistic missile patrol.

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



 
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