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This Day in Naval History – Oct. 2

Oct 01, 2009

1799 - Establishment of Washington Navy Yard1939 - Foreign ministers of countries of the Western Hemisphere agree to establish a neutrality zone around the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North and South America to be enforced by the U. S. Navy(Source: Navy News Service)

This Day in Naval History – Oct. 1

Sep 30, 2009

1800 - U.S. Schooner Experiment captures French Schooner Diana.1844 - Naval Observatory headed by LT Matthew Fontaine Maury occupies first permanent quarters.1874 - Supply Corps purser, LT J. Q. Barton, given leave to enter service of…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 30

Sep 29, 2009

1800 - U.S. concludes treaty of peace with France, ending Quasi War with France.1944 - USS Nautilus (SS-168) lands supplies and evacuates some people from Panay, Philipppine Islands.1946 - U.S. Government announces that U.S. Navy units…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 29

Sep 29, 2009

1944 - USS Narwhal (SS-167) evacuates 81 Allied prisoners of war that survived sinking of Japanese Shinyo Maru from Sindangan Bay, Mindanao1946 -Lockheed P2V Neptune, Truculent Turtle, leaves Perth, Australia on long distance non-stop, non-refueling flight that ends October 1…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 28

Sep 27, 2009

1822 - Sloop-of-war Peacock captures 5 pirate vessels1850 - Congress outlaws flogging on Navy ships1923 - Navy aircraft take first and second places in international Schneider Cup Race1944 - Marines occupy islands in Palaus under cover of naval aircraft and gunfire support…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 25

Sep 24, 2009

1941 - In first successful U.S. Navy escort of convoys during World War II, Navy escort turn over HX-150 to British escorts at the Mid-Ocean Meeting Point. All ships reach port safely.1957 - In project Stratoscope, Office of Naval Research…

NAVFAC, Howard University Partnership

Sep 23, 2009

Howard University College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences (CEACS) and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) signed an agreement that will potentially open doors to graduates for jobs around the world at NAVFAC…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 24

Sep 23, 2009

1918 - Ensign David S. Ingalls, USNR, in a Sopwith Camel, shoots down his fifth enemy aircraft, becoming the first U.S. Navy ace while flying with the British Royal Air Force.1944 - 5th Fleet carrier aircraft attack Japanese in Visayas,…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 23

Sep 22, 2009

1779 - Captain John Paul Jones in Continental Navy frigate Bonhomme Richard captures HMS Serapis.1931 - LT Alfred Pride pilots Navy's first rotary wing aircraft, XOP-1 autogiro, in landings and takeoffs on board USS Langley while underway…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 22

Sep 21, 2009

1918 - Ensign David S. Ingalls, USNR, in a Sopwith Camel, shoots down his fifth enemy aircraft, becoming the first U.S. Navy ace while flying with the British Royal Air Force.1944 - 5th Fleet carrier aircraft attack Japanese in Visayas,…

Galinis Commands NAVSEA's SUPSHIP Gulf Coast

Sep 20, 2009

Capt. William J. Galinis relieved Capt. Mary E. Dexter as commanding officer of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activity, Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP), Conversion and Repair, Gulf Coast, Sept. 18 in a ceremony in Pascagoula…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 21

Sep 20, 2009

1858 - Sloop Niagara departs Charleston, SC, for Liberia with African slaves rescued from slave ship.1923 - Asiatic Fleet completes mission of aiding earthquake victims in Japan.1939 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt asks Congress to repeal the arms embargo provision of the Neutrality Act…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 18

Sep 17, 2009

1926 - Navy brings relief aid to Miami, FL, after a severe hurricane.1936 - Squadron 40-T, based in the Mediterranean, established to protect U.S. interests and citizens around Iberian peninsula throughout the Spanish Civil War.1941 - U…

U.S. Navy, Plans Winner-Take-All Ship Deal

Sep 17, 2009

According to a Reuters report, The U.S. Navy said on Sept. 17 it would award a winner-take-all contract for up to 10 new ships designed to fight close to shore as part of a revised acquisition strategy. The Navy canceled a split-buy approach…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 17

Sep 17, 2009

1861 - Union landing party from USS Massachusetts takes possession of Ship Island south of New Orleans, LA. This was the headquarters for ADM David Farragut's Gulf Coast Blockading Squadron.1944 - Navy Task Force lands Army troops on Angaur…

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