Today in U.S. Naval History: December 13
Today in U.S. Naval History - December 13
1775 - Continental Congress provides for the construction of five ships of 32 guns, five ships of 28 guns and three ships of 24 guns
1941 - Commander William A. Sullivan designated the first Supervisor of Salvage with office in New York City.
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