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Saturday, May 21, 2022

This Day in Navy History

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 17, 2011

1812 - USS Constitution recaptures American merchant brig Adeline.
1954 - Beginning of Operation Passage to Freedom, the transport of refugees from Haiphong to Saigon, Vietnam.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.

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