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Thursday, January 18, 2018

On This Day in U.S. Naval History:

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December 13, 2011

From the Navy News Service.


  • 1775 - The Continental Congress authorizes the building of 13 frigates.
  • 1941 - Cmdr. William A. Sullivan designated the first supervisor of salvage, giving the supervisor an office in New York City.


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