16 January 1917, today 101 years ago HMCS Acadia was commissioned
15 January 2007, today 11 years ago USS Dolphin AGSS-555 was decommissioned and struck from the Naval Vessel Register
15 January 1887, today 131 years ago Balclutha was taken into service
January 15 1945, 73 years ago today, Gearing-class destroyer USS Sarsfield (DD-837) was laid down at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. She was transferred to Taiwan on 1 October 1977 and is now a museum ship in Tainan City, Taiwan
15 January 1947, today 71 years ago USS Hornet CV-12 was decommissioned in San Francisco and joined the Pacific Reserve Fleet.