This Day in Naval History – May 15

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May 15, 2009

1800 - CAPT Preble in Essex arrives in Batavia, Java, to escort U.S. merchant ships

1942 - First Naval Air Transport Service flight across Pacific

1969 - Sinking of USS Guitarro (SSN-665)

1991 - Amphibious Task Force arrives at Chittagong, Bangladesh, for relief operations after Cyclone Marian

(Source: Navy News Source)

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