Tag Archives: Naval History

Navy’s Newest Ship to Be Named for Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley, Vietnam War Hero – Military.com

I saw this on Military.com today – Navy’s Newest Ship to Be Named for Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley, Vietnam War Hero: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/11/11/navys-newest-ship-be-named-marine-sgt-maj-john-canley-vietnam-war-hero.html. 11 November 2020 Military.com | By Gina Harkins Another Navy expeditionary sea base will be named for a Marine Corps hero who earned the Medal … Continue reading

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Today in 1797 in Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS Constitution is launched. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

from JC’s Naval, Maritime and Military News https://ift.tt/3odP1mN via IFTTT Today in 1797 in Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS Constitution is launched. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News Belated Launch Day. It launched October … Continue reading

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USS Paul Hamilton Flies the Moultrie Flag on Return – Weirdness Wednesdays October 21, 2020

This was a worthwhile Weirdness Wednesday post as I recently saw an announcement about the USS Paul Hamilton flying the Moultrie Flag as it returned home. It was posted on the ship’s Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/USSPaulHamilton/ with a link to … Continue reading

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Happy 245th Birthday U. S. Navy – October 13, 2020

Happy Birthday shout-out to the U.S. Navy on its 245th: http://www.navy.com  Here’s a fitting YouTube video posted by servingohiovets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98zSc2H9mxg = about 3:37 minutes long (opens in a new window) Navy uniform app: http://www.navy.com/uniform360/#/service-dress-blues/0 Information and screenshots of naval insignia from … Continue reading

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Boomin’ Beaver Boat – Weirdness Wednesdays October 7, 2020

This was an easy Weirdness Wednesday day as I recently saw this article on Boomin’ Beaver – https://taskandpurpose.com/mandatory-fun/navy-boomin-beaver-mini-tugboat. I also found this article – https://www.warhistoryonline.com/news/us-navy.html. The second link has a video and both links have photos of the boat. I … Continue reading

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How Angled Flight Decks Revolutionized Aircraft Carrier Flight Decks – YouTube Video Smithsonian Channel

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xpn_cfkv6AQ Direct link – How Angled Flight Decks Revolutionized Aircraft Carrier Flight Decks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xpn_cfkv6AQ (about 3:07 minutes long)

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Ted Crosby – An Ace in a Day — Pacific Paratrooper

As Ted Crosby watched, Yamato’s giant, 18-inch guns hit the water, their enormous weight probably helping the battleship capsize. Suddenly, Yamato’s No. 1 magazine exploded, sending up a huge coil of smoke and flame that could be seen for over 100 miles. … Continue reading

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Imperial Japanese Navy Kawachi-class battleship Settsu. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

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WordPress New Editor Quirk #I Lost Count – September 23, 2020

I was editing my last post – Pacific Aviation Museum – Featured Vlogger of the Week – September 23, 2020 on my laptop. I don’t know it happened, but I went from 712 words to 0 words. I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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USS Mississippi was the lead ship of the Mississippi class originally built by the US Navy in 1904–1908. The class was built to a design smaller than other American battleships as the result of a limit on displacement imposed by Congress as part of an effort to constrain costs — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

USS MISSISSIPPI 1907 – Mississippi during fitting out. Mississippi after her aft lattice mast was installed in 1909 USS Mississippi, sold to Greek navy in 1914 and renamed Kilkis. Mississippi was the lead ship of the Mississippi class originally built by the US Navy in 1904–1908. The class was built … Continue reading

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