Sunday, April 1, 2012

Seafaring Sunday: Around the Horn

March 28, 1800: Frigate USS Essex commanded by Edward Preble becomes the first U.S. Navy ship to round the Cape of Good Hope and head into the Indian Ocean.

Header: USS Essex via NavArt


Timmy! said...

Ahoy, Pauline! And Huzzah! for the USS Essex!

Pauline said...

A momentous occasion indeed.