Today in U.S. Naval History: October 13
Today in U.S. Naval History - October 13
1775 - Birthday of U.S. Navy. The Continental Congress establishes Continental Navy, later the U.S. Navy.
1954 - USS Saipan begins relief and humanitarian aid to Haitians who were victims of Hurricane Hazel. The operation ended October 19.
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