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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER
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Expeditions, Exploration, Humanitarian and Other Non-Combat Operations

Expeditions/Scientific Exploration Nuclear Testing
Humanitarian/Rescue Weather Related

Expeditions and Scientific Exploration

Astronauts: Chronology of Space Mission Involving U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Member

Expeditions, Diplomatic and Scientific Activity, and Operations Against Native Americans and Pirates: Selected 19th Century US Operations

Great White Fleet, 1907-1909

Jeanette Expedition, 1879-1881

Lynch Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea, 1847-1848

Opening of Japan - Commodore Matthew C. Perry, 1853-1854

Operation Deepfreeze I, Antarctica, 1955-56 Building a base of operations in Antarctica for the International Geophysical Year in 1957-58

From the Sea to the Stars: A History of U.S. Space and Space-Related Activities

US Navy Congo River Expedition of 1885

Humanitarian/Rescue

A Sampling of U.S. Naval Humanitarian Operations by Adam Siegel

USS Kearsage Rescue of Russian Soldiers

Nuclear Testing

Operation Crossroads, Bikini Tests, 1946

Weather Related

Hurricanes and the War of 1812: New Orleans and Charleston

Storm at Apia, Samoa, 1889

Pacific Typhoon, December 1944 

Pacific Typhoon, June 1945

Okinawa Typhoon, October 1945

Tsunami (Tidal Wave) Disaster and the U.S. Navy


03 July 2006