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OAK HARBOR AREA COUNCIL

Thursday 21 August 2014

On this date in . . .
1959 Hawaii becomes 50th US state

August 16
1812 - USS Constitution recaptures American merchant brig Adeline
1954 - Beginning of Operation Passage to Freedom, transport of refugees from Haiphong to Saigon, Vietnam

August 17
1812 - Frigate President captures British schooner L'Adeline in North Atlantic
1942 - Submarines USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut land 222 Marines on Makin Island, first amphibious attack made from submarines
1959 - ADM Arleigh Burke reappointed CNO for 3rd 2 year term, serving longest term as CNO
1962 - Navy's first hydrofoil patrol craft, USS High Point (PCH-1) launched at Seattle, WA

August 18
1838 - Exploring Expedition under LT Charles Wilkes embarks on world cruise.
1911 - First Navy Nurse Corps superintendent, Esther Voorhees Hasson, appointed
1965 - First major amphibious assault in Vietnam, Operation Starlight captures 2,000 Viet Cong
1966 - First ship-to-shore satellite radio message sent from USS Annapolis in South China Sea to Pacific Fleet Headquarters at Pearl Harbor
1974 - After flooding in Philippines, Navy helicopters begin 6 days of operations to rescue people and bring supplies (244 flights)

August 19
1812 - USS Constitution captures HMS Guerriere.
1812- Devastating hurricane struck the Navy's New Orleans station, delaying military preparations in the War of 1812
1818 - CAPT James Biddle takes possession of Oregon Territory for U.S.
1967 - Operation Coronado IV begins in Mekong Delta
1981 - 2 VF-41 aircraft from USS Nimitz shoot down 2 Libyan aircraft which fired on them over international waters

August 20
1952 - In interservice air operation at Chang Pyong-ni, Korea, U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force aircraft destroy 80 percent of assigned area.
1959 - USS Thetis Bay (LPH-6) completes 6-day humanitarian operation after floods in Taiwan.
1969 - Navy Seabees and sailors from Helicopter Training Squadron Eight (HT-8) evacuated 820 people from Pass Christian, MS after Hurricane Camille.

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