17 January 1955, today 63 years ago USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departed for sea trials under nuclear power
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
16 January 1946, today 72 years ago USS Lionfish AGSS-298 was decommissioned
16 January 1944, today 74 years ago USCGC Acacia (WLB-406) was laid down at Zenith Dredge in Duluth Minnesota
16 January 1930, today 88 years ago Thea Foss was launched at Craig Shipbuilding Co. Long Beach, CA and named in honour of the couple's expected first child, Dee Dee Barrymore.