Today in History - May 14

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Friday, May 14 2010 by

2005 – The former USS America, a decommissioned supercarrier of the United States Navy, is deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. She is the largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.

USS America (Google Maps)
USS America

1607 – Jamestown, Virginia is settled as an English colony.

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Jamestown, VA