Today in U.S. Naval History: September 26

MarineLink.com
Thursday, September 26, 2013
USS Ranger (CV-4) launched at Newport News (Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.)

Today in U.S. Naval History - September 26

1781 - French fleet defeats British at Yorktown, Va.

1910 - First recorded reference to provision for aviation in Navy Department organization

1918 - USCGC Tampa lost with 118 men, probably by German submarine

1931 - Keel laying at Newport News, Va. of USS Ranger (CV-4), first ship designed and constructed as an aircraft carrier

1963 - First steam-eject launch of Polaris missile at sea off Cape Canaveral, Fla. (now Cape Kennedy) from USS Observation Island (EAG-154)

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

Maritime Reporter January 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navy

New Defense Cooperation with India

Today, on his historic visit to India, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi announced new, ground-breaking agreements on defense cooperation between India

India-US “New Vision” for Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean

India and the USA on Sunday released a Joint Strategic Vision statement for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region, marking the deepening strategic equation between the two nations.

USS Cole Conducts Change of Command

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) conducted a change of command ceremony during a scheduled port visit in Piraeus, Greece, Jan.

History

Maersk Line Gets new AEO number

Maersk Line has been re-certified as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) with the AEO-F, the highest achievable accreditation in the European Union programme.

RUMBA Sails with 'Spirit of Malabo' Onboard

A container carrying the twenty-four foot Brazilian built ocean rowboat, Spirit of Malabo, left the Port of Cap Haitian on Saturday en-route to Port Everglades

RASI Endurance Challenge 2015

A group of 40 enthusiasts from the maritime and insurance community in Singapore have come together, to undertake a 24 hour endurance sea challenge, all in aid

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1682 sec (6 req/sec)