This Day in Naval History – September 22

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

1776 - John Paul Jones in Providence sails into Canso Bay, Nova Scotia, and attacks British fishing fleet.

1943 - U.S. destroyers and landing craft land Australian troops at Finschhafen, New Guinea.

1989 - After Hurricane Hugo, Sailors and Marines provide assistance to Charleston, SC, through 10 October.

(Source: Navy News Service)


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