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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Anniversary of The "Return of The Mayflower"

Not Poetic

On this date, in 1917, U.S. Destroyer Squadron 8 arrived off Ireland, and reported for duty on North Atlantic convoy patrol. When Commander Joseph Taussig was asked by his British counterpart how long he would require for refitting after the North Atlantic crossing, Taussig replied, "we are ready now."

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