Tag Archives: Naval History

SeaBees 79th Birthday March 5, 2021

I knew today was the official SeaBees birthday. I grew up in a city with one of the few remaining SeaBee bases still around in the U. S. I saw this posted on Museum of Military History website https://www.museumofmilitaryhistory.com/event/seabee-birthday/2021-03-05/. There … Continue reading

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Wednesday Hero: Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan — Pacific Paratrooper

Originally posted on USNA or Bust!: Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan 58 years old from Worcester, Mass Naval Reserve Chaplain Corps, USS Franklin May 14, 1905 – March 18, 1964 From Cpt. O’Callahan’s Medal Of Honor citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity … Continue reading

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HMS Telemachus – Melbourne – 1949 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

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“U.S. Navy Reports On Arctic And North Atlantic” –Naval News — Chuck Hill’s CG Blog

Official portrait of Admiral Burke as Commander NAVEUR-NAVAF Naval News reports on a Webinar conducted by Admiral Robert Burke who is Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe, Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Africa, and Commander of Allied Joint Forces Command in … Continue reading

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HMS Renown at Wellington during the royal visit of 1920 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

HMS Renown at Wellington during the royal visit of 1920 HMS Renown was the lead ship of her class of battlecruisers of the Royal Navy built during the First World War. She was originally laid down as an improved version … Continue reading

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The battlecruiser HMS Hood, shortly after commissioning, 1920 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

from JC’s Naval, Maritime and Military News https://ift.tt/3rUzOrW via IFTTT The battlecruiser HMS Hood, shortly after commissioning, 1920 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

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USS Cod (SS 224) — Pacific Paratrooper

U.S.S. Cod (SS 224), was launched on March 21, 1943. under the command of CDR James C. Dempsey, USN. Dempsey had already won fame by sinking the first Japanese destroyer lost in the war while in command of a tiny, World War … Continue reading

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Spanish carrier Principe de Asturias (R-11), having her ammo and fuel removed in preparation for decommissioning, Feb 10, 2013 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

from JC’s Naval, Maritime and Military News https://ift.tt/36LzweQ via IFTTT Spanish carrier Principe de Asturias (R-11), having her ammo and fuel removed in preparation for decommissioning, Feb 10, 2013 — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News.

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The Relief Crew – Giving Aid to the Front Line Fighters — theleansubmariner

During the World War 2 in the Pacific, one of the groups that had the biggest ability to impact Japanese supply lines was the US Navy Submarine Force. These incredibly brave men began their missions within hours of the attack … Continue reading

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Large Slow Targets – One Ship’s Story LST 808 — theleansubmariner

LST 808 burns at Ie Shima May 18, 1945 after being hit by a torpedo. She was later beached and was destroyed by a Kamikaze on May 20, 1945. She had collided with APA 62 USS Berrien on May 11, … Continue reading

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