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.
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