Today in U.S. Naval History: May 16
Today in U.S. Naval History - May 16
1820 - Congress becomes first U.S. warship to visit China
1919 - Three Navy flying boats begin first trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland
1965 - First U.S. gunfire support in Vietnam by USS Tucker
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