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USCGC EAGLE (WIX-327) Ship Museum

USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) is one of only two active commissioned sailing vessels in the U.S. Maritime services. She is one of five such training barques in the world. Her sister ships are Mircea of Romania, Sagres II of Portugal, Gorch … Continue reading

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Missing Ships and Found Shipwrecks

In responding to a comment about a recently found shipwreck – Wreck of USS Hornet Found, I went to Wikipedia and found two lists: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_missing_ships and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_shipwrecks. Some of the shipwrecks are visible on sites such as Google Maps. A … Continue reading

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Wreck of USS Hornet Found

Updated February 15, 2019: added link to Paul Allen website about finding the Hornet. When I use Firefox, it often shows random links to check out. This morning one of the random links mentioned the wreck of World War II … Continue reading

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IJN Mikasa Ship Museum

Here’s one of the oldest battleship museums afloat. The IJN Mikasa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mikasa. See also https://www.cnet.com/news/japans-114-year-old-battleship-mikasa-a-relic-of-another-time/ and https://museumships.us/japan/mikasa. It was built in 1899 – 1900. Here are several other sites: Photo Tour: https://www.vaq136.com/mikasa/index.html; Wayback Machine link: https://web.archive.org/web/20100911090314/http://www.scientificamericanpast.com/Scientific%20American%201900%20to%201909/4/lg/sci421904.htm; http://www.kinenkan-mikasa.or.jp/ – Official site … Continue reading

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Today In World War II History

Updated February 6, 2019. This website, Today in WW2 History: https://ww2db.com/event/today/ is a good way to see what’s happened in history related to World War II. It will change from day to day. You can choose https://ww2db.com/event/timeline/ to see different … Continue reading

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Battle Stations: PT Boats

I was researching military history on YouTube and came across: Battle Stations: PT Boats (War History Documentary): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtMJFROT2zk. I don’t remember when I first read or heard about PT boats – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PT_boat, but probably the movie In Harm’s Way – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059309/ … Continue reading

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USS Michael Monsoor DDG 1001 Commissioned January 26, 2019

USS Michael Monsoor DDG 1001 Commissioned January 26, 2019 https://www.facebook.com/DDG1001/?__tn__=K-R&eid=ARBlNfLUOCcfV7j71RSdcf8zS3qeDdt5HtKmkKRkMM65yFiS7yA6IpZ-36-7CDu67CB7JRKQs-8QSOT1&fref=mentions. Saw it posted on the U. S. Pacific Fleet’s Facebook page a little bit ago: https://www.facebook.com/USPacificFleet/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARD5bjMGt-Ck4J-ixuPEw3y2URdAkbVZ58TA6sIu02FHgm6uwAApy6CenntrY1a_QgS8XI3_2mL0ChoN&hc_ref=ARQB-kGz_pdCgOgaXhJgf2XaoSztMUM-yu9CKVciwCbnsKNfVTmpGq0fsfGEOwGy68o&fref=nf&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARBPUD1tz_flfGG7EDyD3AQeZPE83czUN71MGyuvNWM24LeeU9fBH1pR66ppRtZ19j2chqB_o700EWcoBsbdriiVSJLWEmGy5jgj0S5Wv26K93oh6NUduFbTMc6NFC4R31C9y95c4Jv8mhfiAFHDgkSN6xHjT1t0mi6xJGBwDSgTjba_oMvA6KTUATrjcszc6niAjT9nQTlkQ9XAdldCK1M-5y5qKMKnHSToeAA6lqJAbgsZabgREx7yfXJoAEGSLG-0xcvXD2WVGb-KRIxLf8qdiUW_I_D9TrBo8vlShyH9rR_KXkOKtI6wCpcYglUIGoC5VpYJySnMhnKwB4hSMLgqdEm4CUyvJ0SoH_4mFtkpB-jJEadu. You can learn more about the ship on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Michael_Monsoor. Michael A. Monsoor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_A._Monsoor. … Continue reading

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