Navy News

 

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 16

Oct 15, 2009

1885 - CAPT Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN, becomes Superintendent of the Naval War College1891 - Baltimore Incident, Valparaiso, Chile.1940 - 5th group of 10 destroyers from the Destroyers for Bases Deal turned over to British at Halifax…

Littoral Combat Ship Support Facility Opens

Oct 14, 2009

The Program Executive Officer, Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW), Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) and the Littoral Combat Ship Class Squadron (LCS CLASSRON) will unveil the Navy's first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)…

USS New York En Route to Commissioning

Oct 14, 2009

The future USS New York departed Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Avondale Operations Oct. 13, sailing away from the building yard manned for the first time by the ship's crew. This milestone marks the government/industry team's production completion of LPD 21…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 15

Oct 14, 2009

1917 - USS Cassin (DD-43) torpedoed by German submarine U-61 off coast of Ireland. In trying to save the ship, Gunner's Mate Osmond Kelly Ingram becomes first American sailor killed in World War I and later is awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism…

NSRP Research Announcement Released

Oct 13, 2009

The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) issued a new Research Announcement (RA) on October 12, 2009. The RA is posted on the NSRP website (http://www.nsrp.org/About_Us/solicitation_information/solicitation_information.html), along with associated proposal guidance…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 14

Oct 13, 2009

1918 - Naval Aviators of Marine Day Squadron 9 make first raid-in-force for the Northern Bombing Group in World War I when they bombed German railroad at Thielt Rivy, Belgium.(Source: Navy News Service)

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 13

Oct 12, 2009

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 19 October.(Source: Navy News Service)

Navy Names Ship for Activist Medgar Evers

Oct 11, 2009

The Navy announced Oct. 9 the newest Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo/ammunition ship (T-AKE) would be named USNS Medgar Evers. The announcement was made by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a Jackson State University speaking engagement in Mississippi…

NSRP Research Calls for Project Proposals

Oct 11, 2009

The National Shipbuilding Research Program Executive Control Board has approved release of a Research Announcement for project proposals to support the Program goal of reducing the cost of building and maintaining U.S.Navy ships. The value of…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 12

Oct 11, 2009

1914 - USS Jupiter (AC-3) is first Navy ship to complete transit of Panama Canal.1944 - Aircraft from Carrier Task Force 38 attack Formosa.1957 - RADM Dufek arrives at McMurdo Sound, Antarctica to command Operation Deep Freeze III during the International Geophysical Year of 1957-58…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 8

Oct 09, 2009

1873 - LT Charles Belknap calls a meeting at the Naval Academy to establish the U.S. Naval Institute for the purpose of disseminating scientific and professional knowledge throughout the Navy.1942 - First three schools for enlisted WAVES open at Stillwater…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 8

Oct 07, 2009

1812 - Boat party under Lt. Jesse D. Elliott captures HMS Detroit and Caledonia in Niagara River.1842 - Commodore Lawrence Kearny in USS Constitution addresses a letter to the Viceroy of China, urging that American merchants in China be granted the same treaty privileges as the British…

Oct 07, 2009

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 71864 - USS Washusett captures Confederate raider CSS Florida in harbor of Bahia, Brazil.1924 - Rigid airship Shenandoah commences transcontinental flight.1975 - President Gerald Ford signs law allowing…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 6

Oct 06, 2009

1884 - Department of the Navy establishes the Naval War College at Newport, RI (General Order 325).1940 - Fourth group of 8 U.S. destroyers involved in Destroyers for Bases Deal are turned over to British authorities at Halifax, Canada.1943 - In night Battle of Vella Lavella…

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 5

Oct 05, 2009

1863 - Confederate David seriously damages USS New Ironsides with a spar torpedo off Charleston, South Carolina.1913 - Trial of OWL, Navy's first amphibian flying boat1957 - Minitrack, a satellite tracking net developed by the Naval Research Laboratory…

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