This Day in Naval History - March 05
Wednesday, March 05, 2008
From the Navy News Service
1942 - The name "Seabees" is officially authorized.
1943 - USS Bogue (CVE 9) begins the first anti-submarine operations by an escort carrier.
1960 - USS Newport News (CA 148) and personnel from Port Lyautey complete emergency relief operatons at Agadir, Morocco, after an earthquake Feb. 29.