This Day in Naval History – September 7

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

1775 - The first prize, the British supply ship, Unity, was captured by the Continental schoonerHannah.

1776 - David Bushnell attempts to destroy a British Ship of the Line, HMS Asia, in New York harbor with his submarine Turtle.

1942 - First air evacuation of casualties to hospital ships off shore occurs at Guadalcanal.

(Source: Navy News Service)

 

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