Tag Archives: Naval History

Boot Camp Behind the Scenes at Recruit Training – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: Boot Camp Behind The Scenes at Recruit Training https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcReGpFPMH8 (about 36:11 minutes long)

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I Will Defend Michael Monsoor’s story – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: I Will Defend Michael Monsoor’s story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=256ymQN8F70 (around 8:22 minutes long)

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USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departs the shipyard – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) departs the shipyard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dc_v1ZBUFn0 (about 3:16 minutes long) As yesterday was the U. S. Navy’s 246th birthday, I decided to use it as an opportunity to highlight the U. S. Navy’s YouTube … Continue reading

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Happy 246th Birthday U. S. Navy – October 13, 2021

Happy Birthday shout-out to the U.S. Navy on its 246th: https://www.navy.mil/ Here’s a fitting YouTube video posted celebrating the 246th birthday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFxh1tink7c about 1:53 minutes long (opens in a new window); Anchors Aweigh YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-3ws7b4sZg (around 2:30 minutes long) Official website: https://www.navy.mil/ … Continue reading

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“Torpedo Fleet, San Diego, California” photograph taken during the early 1900s, — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

published on a color-tinted postcard at about that time by Edward H. Mitchell of San Francisco, California. Present are (from left to right); USS Davis (Torpedo Boat # 12); USS Rowan (Torpedo Boat # 8); USS Goldsborough (Torpedo Boat # … Continue reading

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A US Navy nuclear-powered attack submarine was damaged after striking an object in an underwater collision – Business Insider October 7, 2021

I saw this today on Business Insider – A US Navy nuclear-powered attack submarine was damaged after striking an object in an underwater collision: https://www.businessinsider.com/us-navy-submarine-damaged-after-striking-object-underwater-2021-10. Longer article. Ryan Pickrell October 7, 2021 A US Navy nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine was involved … Continue reading

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The Quest to Find—and Save—the World’s Most Famous Shipwreck – Mental Floss January 9, 2019

For some reason, I saw this today on Mental Floss – The Quest to Find—and Save—the World’s Most Famous Shipwreck: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/568289/vasa-quest-to-save-most-famous-shipwreck. Longer article. BY LUCAS REILLY January 9, 2019 Anders Franzén lived for shipwrecks. An engineer and expert on the naval … Continue reading

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Argentine court halts scrapping of Navy ship involved in 1982 Stanley landing — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

An Argentine court ruling halted the scrapping of an Argentine Navy vessel involved on April 2, 1982, landing at the Falkland Islands. War Veterans had been critical of President Alberto Fernández’s decision regarding the fate of the vessel. Argentine court … Continue reading

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The Saar and the Mosel: Kaiserslautern to Koblenz — The Freewheeling Freelancer

On Saturday, the 24th of June, I left Kaiserslautern. The Regional Express went all the way to Koblenz, but I got off in Trier, the medieval fortress town at the confluence of the Saar and the Mosel. The Saar and … Continue reading

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Dido class cruiser HMNZS Bellona berthed in Wellington, New Zealand 1946-53 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

Dido class cruiser HMNZS Bellona berthed in Wellington, New Zealand 1946-53 Dido class cruiser HMNZS Bellona berthed in Wellington, New Zealand 1946-53]

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