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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

This Day in Naval History - March 05

March 5, 2012

From the Navy News Service:


  • 1942 - The name "Seabees" is officially authorized.
  • 1943 - USS Bogue (CVE 9) begins the first anti-submarine operations by an escort carrier.
  • 1960 - USS Newport News (CA 148) and personnel from Port Lyautey complete emergency relief operatons at Agadir, Morocco, after an earthquake Feb. 29.


For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at

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