This Day in U.S. Navy History – November 29

Monday, November 29, 2010

1775 - CAPT John Manley in schooner Lee captures British ordnance ship Nancy with large quantity of munitions.
1890 - First Army-Navy football game (Navy won 24 to 0).
1929 - CDR Richard Byrd makes first flight over South Pole.
1944 - USS Archerfish (SS-311) sinks Japanese carrier Shinano, world's largest warship sunk by any submarine during World War II .
(Source: Navy News Service)

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