This Day in Naval History - Nov. 25


Story Number: NNS020724-53Release Date: 7/24/2002 2:43:00 PM
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From the Navy News Service

1775 - Continental Congress authorizes privateering.
1943 - In Battle of Cape St. George, five destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 23 (Capt. Arleigh Burke) intercept five Japanese destroyers and sink three and damage one without suffering any damage.
1961 - Commissioning of USS Enterprise [CVA(N)-65], the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, at Newport News, Va.

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