NHHC Proclamation: U.S. Navy Original Six Frigates Day

Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Deputy Director Patrick Burns, on behalf of NHHC Director Sam Cox, signed a proclamation May 9, proclaiming May 10, 2022, “U.S. Navy Original Six Frigates Day” during an event held at the National Museum of the United States Navy. The date marks the 225th anniversary of the launch of the first of the U.S.…

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SECNAV Announces New Ship Names

January 15, 2021 – Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite announced Jan. 15 that the Navy will name three future vessels after ships steeped in naval history and two others after a after a Medal of Honor recipient and a Native American tribe. Braithwaite detailed the announcement Jan. 8 during a visit to one of the Navy’s first heavy…

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