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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Additional Statements April 11, 2014
Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH
"Mr. President, 51 years ago the USS Thresher, a nuclear-powered attack submarine built and maintained at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, left safe harbor on what was to be her final voyage. She was manned by a crew of 16 officers, 96 sailors, and 17 civilians. Just 1 day later, on the morning of April 10, 1963, the USS Thresher was declared lost with all hands, the largest loss of life in a submarine accident to-date."
District Of Columbia Statehood April 10, 2014
Eleanor Norton, D-DC
"A mother wrote me when she recently went to the graduation of her son from boot camp at Naval Station Great Lakes. The family was there, glowing with honor and pride, for a son who had passed up going to college in order to serve in the United States Navy, so passionate was this kid about service."
Tribute To James Frankel April 8, 2014
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"James Frankel was born on February 25, 1924, in Chicago to Louis and Thelma Frankel. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1945, Jim went on to earn a law degree from Yale University, where he met his future wife Louise. Shortly thereafter the couple moved to San Francisco, where they raised their family."
Legislative Session April 8, 2014
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"I have a book in my office written by Geoffrey Regan. It is entitled “Great Naval Blunders: History’s Worst Sea Battle Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day.” It is an interesting book to read. It is a long history of episodes of folly and error that have ended in disaster. It contains the account of a fleet of British naval ships docked at harbor as a great typhoon bore down on them. The ships’ captains knew the typhoon was so strong that it would tear the ships loose from their anchors and wreck them. They knew their only safe strategy was to up anchor, head out of the harbor, and try to weather the storm at sea, but none of the captains wanted to be the first ship to leave the port so they all stayed and the typhoon swept down and they were destroyed."
Taiwan Relations Act Affirmation And Naval Vessel Transfer Act Of 2014 April 7, 2014
Ed Royce, R-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 3470) to provide for the transfer of naval vessels to certain foreign countries, and for other purposes, as amended."

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