This Day in Naval History – May 19

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May 19, 2009

1882 - Commodore Shufeldt (USS Swatara) lands in Korea to negotiate first treaty between Korea and Western power

1912 - Navy establishes North Atlantic Ice Patrol following RMS Titanic disaster

1965 - 30th Naval Construction Regiment activated at Danang, Vietnam

(Source: Navy News Service)

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