From the Navy News Service
1944 - USS Narwhal (SS 167) evacuates 81 Allied prisoners of war that survived the sinking of Japanese Shinyo Maru from
, Sindangan Bay Mindanao.
1946 -Lockheed P2V Neptune, Truculent Turtle, leaves
, on a long-distance non-stop, non-refueling flight that ends October 1. Perth, Australia
1959 - USS Kearsarge (CVS 33), with Helicopter Squadron 6 and other 7th Fleet units, begins six days of disaster relief to
, after Typhoon Vera. Nagoya, Japan