Tag Archives: Naval History

HMS Adamant was a World War II submarine depot ship — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

HMS Adamant at sea HMS Adamant was a World War II submarine depot ship. Completed in 1942, she served in the Eastern Fleet (Colombo/Trincomalee) with the 4th Submarine Flotilla (comprising nine T-class boats) from April 1943 until April 1945 and … Continue reading

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The Strangest Warship Battle of WW1 – Africa’s Lake Tanganyika YouTube Video Dark Docs

Saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/Y6TYl-L7GDg Direct link – The Strangest Warship Battle of WW1 – Africa’s Lake Tanganyika YouTube Video Dark Docs: https://youtu.be/Y6TYl-L7GDg (around 14:23 minutes long). More information on the battle from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Lake_Tanganyika.

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Shipping Them Home at the End of WWII — Pacific Paratrooper

Originally posted on e-Quips: Like to dream, yes, yes Right between the sound machine On a cloud of sound, I drift in the night Any place it goes is right Goes far, flies near To the stars away from here … Continue reading

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Normandy Beach Landing Tour – France — Life’s Adventures

Since Ireland is still in lockdown with the Coronavirus pandemic, I’m having more free time to write about previous adventures. One in particular, that I knew would be a very difficult challenge to write was the Normandy Beach Landing Tour … Continue reading

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USCG takes delivery of first Guam-based Sentinel-class FRC — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

VESSELS June 1, 2020, by Naida Hakirevic Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the USCGC Myrtle Hazard (WPC-1139), a Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. The USCGC Myrtle Hazard is the first of … Continue reading

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Lost 52 Earth YouTube Video Ocean Outreach

I saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/EWs4BXS5P0I Direct link – Lost 52 Earth YouTube Video Ocean Outreach:  https://youtu.be/EWs4BXS5P0I (about 19 seconds long). These are the general locations of the 52 American submarines lost in World War II. Here is a … Continue reading

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Unita Zelma Brown Blackwell – Mississippi Mondays June 1, 2020

For this week’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to check out Mayersville in Issaquena County. In doing the research, I came across Unita Zelma (Brown) Blackwell, the first African American female mayor elected in Mississippi. Here’s the article about her … Continue reading

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USS S 26 WWII US Submarine Discovered YouTube Video Ocean Outreach

I saw this recently on YouTube – https://youtu.be/tqDt4wicG1E Direct link- USS S 26 WWII US Submarine Discovered YouTube Video Ocean Outreach:  https://youtu.be/tqDt4wicG1E. Assigned to Alaska –  http://militaryhonors.sid-hill.us/mem/state-a2.htm. However, no state memorial has been established as of last time I checked. … Continue reading

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USS Stickleback Submarine Discovery YouTube Video Ocean Outreach

I saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/H36ysvYjPME Direct link – USS Stickleback Submarine Discovery YouTube Video Ocean Outreach: https://youtu.be/H36ysvYjPME. More information: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Stickleback_(SS-415)

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Expedition R12 YouTube Video Ocean Outreach

I saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/qDRLqgwTXdc Direct link – Expedition R12 YouTube Video Ocean Outreach:  https://youtu.be/qDRLqgwTXdc. There are several videos on this channel about this submarine. The World War II submarine on eternal patrol, https://www.oneternalpatrol.com/uss-r-12-89.htm , is assigned to … Continue reading

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