Preparedness Notes for Saturday — October 26, 2019

Edward Wilson Very (born October 26, 1847, died March 1, 1910) was an American naval officer who adopted and popularized a single-shot breech-loading flare pistol that fired flares that bear his name.

October 26th is also the anniversary of the death of American-born RLI Trooper Joseph Patrick Byrne, in Rhodesia, in 1978.

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  1. The new USS Indianapolis was commissioned today. The 4th in a line that included the ship delivering the bomb for demonstration on Japanese civilians that was sunk and the crew decimated by sharks

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