Today in U.S. Naval History: November 26
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
William Lynch (Photo: William Maury Morris)

Today in U.S. Naval History - November 26

1847 - Lt. William Lynch in Supply sails from New York to Haifa for an expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. His group charted the Jordan River from the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea and compiled reports of the flora and fauna of the area.

1940 - Sixth and last group of ships involved in Destroyers-for-Bases Agreement transferred to British at Nova Scotia.

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