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This Day in Naval History – Dec. 4

Dec 04, 2009

1918 - President Woodrow Wilson sails in USS George Washington for Paris Peace Conference.1943 - Aircraft from USS Lexington (CV-16) and USS Independence (CVL-22) attack Kwajalein Atoll, sinking four Japanese ships and damaging five others…

This Day in Naval History - Dec. 3

Dec 03, 2009

1775 - LT John Paul Jones raises the Grand Union flag on Alfred. First American flag raised over American naval vessel.1940 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt embarks on USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) to inspect bases acquired from Great Britain under Destroyer-for Bases agreement…

This Day in Naval History – Dec. 2

Dec 02, 2009

1775 - Congress orders first officers commissions printed.1908 - Rear Admiral William S. Cowles submits report, prepared by LT George C. Sweet, recommending purchase of aircraft suitable for operating from naval ships on scouting and observation mission to Secretary of the Navy…

This Day in Naval History – Dec. 1

Dec 01, 2009

1842 - Execution of three crewmembers of USS Somers for mutiny; Midshipman Philip Spencer, Boatswain Samuel Cromwell and Seaman Elisha Small.1921 - In first flight of airship filled with helium, Blimp C-7 piloted by LCDR Ralph F. Wood left Norfolk…

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 30

Nov 30, 2009

1942 - In Battle of Tassafaronga, last major naval action in Solomons, U.S. force prevents Japanese attempt to reprovision the Japanese troops on Guadalcanal. Six U.S. ships are damaged in the action.(Source: Navy News Service)

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 25

Nov 24, 2009

1775 - Continental Congress authorizes privateering.1943 - In Battle of Cape St. George, 5 destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 23 (Captain Arleigh Burke) intercept 5 Japanese destroyers and sink 3 and damage one without suffering any damage…

New Navy Contact

Nov 23, 2009

Propulsion Controls Engineering, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $11,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the maintenance and Class 'B' overhauls on Cummins brand diesel engines on small boats and crafts for the Navy…

Eye on the Navy

Nov 23, 2009

(Nov. 21, 2009) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) transits through the Pacific Ocean with Mt. Fuji in the background. George Washington, the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, is underway supporting security and stability in the western Pacific Ocean…

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 24

Nov 23, 2009

1852 - Commodore Matthew Perry sails from Norfolk, VA, to negotiate a treaty with Japan for friendship and commerce.1964 - USS Princeton (LPH-5) completes 7-days of humanitarian relief to South Vietnam which suffered damage from typhoon and floods…

This Day in Navy History – Nov. 23

Nov 23, 2009

1940 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt appoints Admiral William D. Leahy as U.S. Ambassador to Vichy France to try to prevent the French fleet and naval bases from falling into German hands.(Source: Navy News Service)

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 20

Nov 19, 2009

1856 - CDR Andrew H. Foote lands at Canton, China, with 287 Sailors and Marines to stop attacks by Chinese on U.S. military and civilians.1917 - USS Kanawha, Noma and Wakiva sink German sub off France.1933 - Navy crew (LCDR Thomas G…

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 19

Nov 19, 2009

1813- Capt. David Porter claims Marquesas Islands for the United States.1943 - Carrier force attacks bases on Tarawa and Makin begun.1943 - USS Nautilus (SS-168) enters Tarawa lagoon in first submarine photograph reconnaissance mission…

New Navy Contracts

Nov 17, 2009

Seaward Marine Services, Inc., Fairfax, Va., was awarded a $9,096,597 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-D-4219) on Nov. 13, 2009, for waterborne hull cleaning and associated services to support the director of ocean engineering…

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 18

Nov 17, 2009

1890 - USS Maine, first American battleship, is launched.1922 - CDR Kenneth Whiting in a PT seaplane, makes first catapult launching from aircraft carrier, USS Langley, at anchor in the York River.1962 - USS Currituck (AV-7) rescues…

This Day in Naval History – Nov. 17

Nov 16, 2009

1776 - First salute to an American flag (Grand Union flag) flying from Continental Navy ship Andrew Doria, by Dutch fort at St. Eustatius, West Indies.1856 - Barrier Forts reduction began at Canton China.1942 - Navy's first Night Fighter squadron (VMF(N)-531) established at Cherry Point…

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