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This Day in Naval History – Sept. 16

Sep 16, 2009

854 - CDR David G. Farragut takes possession of Mare Island, the first U.S. Navy Yard on the Pacific.1917 - Navy Department authorizes establishment of 16 Naval air stations abroad1922 - Commander Halsey Powell in USS Edsall became the senior officer directing the evacuation of 250…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 15

Sep 15, 2009

1944 - Invasion of Peleliu, Palau Islands, after several days of intensive carrier aircraft bombing and ship bombardment.1950 - U.S. forces under VADM Arthur Struble achieve an amphibious landing at Inchon, Korea 1967 - Operation Crimson Tide in Mekong Delta(Source: Navy News Service)

New Navy Contact

Sep 13, 2009

Detyens Shipyards, Inc., Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $6,235,225 firm-fixed-price contract for a 56-calendar-day regular overhaul shipyard availability of Military Sealift Fleet Support Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 14

Sep 13, 2009

1899 - Gunboat Concord and monitor Monterey capture two insurgent schooners at Aparri, Philippine Islands1939 - Atlantic Squadron Neutrality Patrol ships deploy(Source: Navy News Source)

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 11

Sep 10, 2009

1814 - In Battle of Lake Champlain, Commodore Thomas Macdonough defeats a British Squadron.1939 - Bear (AG-29) is commissioned by the U.S. Navy for Antarctic operations under command of RADM Richard Byrd, USN (Ret.).1941 - President Franklin D…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 10

Sep 09, 2009

1813 - In Battle of Lake Erie, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, flying his 'Don't give up the ship' flag, defeats British squadron and says: 'We have met the enemy and they are ours...'1925 - Submarine R-4 rescues crew of PN-9 10 miles from…

Norfolk Harbor Channel Dredging

Sep 08, 2009

The Navy announced on September 8 its decision to deepen approximately five miles of the Norfolk Harbor Channel in the Elizabeth River.  This action will allow the continuous safe and expeditious travel of aircraft carriers to and from the Norfolk…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 9

Sep 08, 2009

1825 - USS Brandywine sails for France to carry the Marquis de Lafayette home after his year long visit to America.1841 - First iron ship authorized by Congress1940 - Navy awards contracts for 210 ships, including 12 carriers and 7 battleships1943 - Operation Avalanche…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 8

Sep 08, 2009

1923 - In disaster at Point Honda, California, 7 destroyers run aground through faulty navigation1939 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims limited national emergency and increases enlisted strength in the Navy and Marine Corps; also authorizes the recall to active duty of officer…

New Navy Contract

Sep 04, 2009

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, Oak Brook, Ill., is being awarded a $9,584,080 firm-fixed price contract for dredging services at the Naval Submarine Base New London.  The work to be performed provides for dredging services for pier side slips along the waterfront quay wall…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 4

Sep 04, 2009

1804 - USS Intrepid (LT Richard Somers) blew up in failed attack on Tripoli1941 - German submarine, U-652, attacks USS Greer, which was tracking the submarine southeast of Iceland. Greer is not damaged, but drops depth charges, damaging U-652…

New Navy Contract

Sep 02, 2009

Tecnico Corp., Chesapeake, Va., (N65540-09-D-0033); AMSEC, LLC., Virginia Beach, Va., (N65540-09-D-0029); BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., (N65540-09-D-0031); Delphinus Engineering Inc., Eddystone, Pa., (N65540-09-D-0030)…

This Day in Naval History – Sept. 3

Sep 02, 2009

1782 - As a token of gratitude for French aid during American Revolution, the U.S. gives America (first ship-of-the-line built by U.S.) to France to replace a French ship lost in Boston. 1783 - Signing of Treaty of Paris ends American Revolution1885 - First classes at U…

This Day in Naval History – September 2

Sep 01, 2009

1918 - Navy ships and crews assist earthquake victims of Yokohama and Tokyo, Japan1940 - Destroyer-for-Bases agreement between U.S. and United Kingdom1944 - USS Finback (SS-230) rescues Lieutenant (jg) George Bush, USNR (VT-51), shot…

New Navy Contract

Sep 01, 2009

Amee Bay, LLC, Anchorage, Ala., is being awarded a $12,387,339 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the acquisition of engineering services, planning and scheduling, installation services and other support…

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