Today in U.S. Naval History: September 13

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Today in U.S. Naval History - September 13
 
1814 - British bombardment of Fort McHenry inspires the Star Spangled Banner.
 
1847 - Marine Brigade leads U.S. forces that storm Chapultepec Castle near Mexico City, inspiring one line of the Marine Hymn
 
1906 - Sailors and Marines from USS Denver land in Havana at the request of the Cuban government to preserve order during a revolution. 
 
1939 - Navy suspends transfers to the Fleet Reserve after 20 years service and retains men on active duty.
 
1985 - Commander Middle East Force orders escort of Military Sealift Ships in Persian Gulf because of Iranian seizure of merchant vessels.
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