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USS Missouri launches

17 January 1991, today 27 years ago USS Missouri (BB-63) launched a tomahawk missile on the first day of the Operation Desert Storm offensive against Iraq

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USS Joseph P Kennedy Jr. arrives

17 January 1974, today 44 years ago USS Joseph P Kennedy Jr. (DD-850) arrived at Battlseship Cove, Fall River, MA

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USS Nautilus departs

17 January 1955, today 63 years ago USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departed for sea trials under nuclear power

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USS Missouri aground

17 January 1950, today 68 years ago USS Missouri (BB-63) ran aground at Thimble Shoal Light, Near Old Point Comfort while sailing out of Chesapeake Bay and she remained so for several weeks

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USS Lionfish decommissioned

16 January 1946, today 72 years ago USS Lionfish AGSS-298 was decommissioned

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