Today in U.S. Naval History: September 10

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
USS R-4 (U.S. Navy Photo)

Today in U.S. Naval History - September 10

1813 - In Battle of Lake Erie, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, flying his "Don't give up the ship" flag, defeats British squadron and says, "We have met the enemy and they are ours..."

1925 - Submarine R-4 rescues crew of PN-9 10 miles from their destination of Hawaii

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

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