Tag Archives: Naval History

Wreck of the Japanese battlecruiser Haruna at Kure – YouTube Video

In memory of IJN Haruna that was launched on this date in 1913, I found this video – Wreck of the Japanese battlecruiser Haruna at Kure – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6RAfIwsnR8 (about 2:08 minutes long). More information on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Haruna.

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Exploring Pittsboro, YouTube Video – North Carolina Thursdays December 12, 2019

I decided to go a different route with this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found this YouTube video about Exploring Pittsboro (Chatham County), North Carolina: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhTzzScOFVI (around 14:30 minutes long). Past North Carolina Thursdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/north-carolina-thursdays/ Post #2,750  

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Remembering HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse December 10, 1941 – December 10, 2019

At this is the anniversary of both ships getting sunk I thought this was a way to remember those who died. I saw two posts from one blogger today, one for each ship – HMS PRINCE OF WALES – December … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Remembered — Guam Christian Blog

I remember this day because #Guam was attacked the same day. Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2019: What happened during fateful attack 78 years ago? Matthew DiebelUSA TODAY0:011:08 “December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy,” President Franklin … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, 78th Anniversary – December 7, 2019

This is a bit later getting posted as I was planning for it to be posted around the time attacks were going on at Pearl Harbor. I re-checked those Mississippians –  Mississippians at Pearl Harbor – Mississippi Department of Archives … Continue reading

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Stanly County Museum, Albemarle – North Carolina Thursdays December 5, 2019

Heading back east from western North Carolina for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found myself looking in the Albemarle area and ran across the Stanly County Museum, Albemarle: https://traveltips.usatoday.com/fun-places-near-albemarle-north-carolina-107331.html. Museums The Stanly County Museum (stanlycountymuseum.com) in Albemarle tells … Continue reading

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Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s… — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office Here we see the 125-foot Active-class patrol craft USCGC Tiger (WPC-152) in 1928 during Prohibition. One of a class of 35 so-called “Buck and … Continue reading

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Why Is It Called D-Day? – FamilySearch November 21, 2019

Been meaning to post this for a while, saw it on FamilySearch – Why Is It Called D-Day? – FamilySearch November 21, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/why-is-it-called-d-day/. November 21, 2019  – by  Annelie Hansen On June 6, 1944, Allied forces invaded German-occupied beaches of … Continue reading

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November 30 – Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI

On This Day in 1944, the last and largest Royal Navy Battleship, and the last Battleship in the world was launched. The then Princess Elizabeth launched HMS Vanguard at Clydebank. She was over 50,000 tonnes at full load and capable … Continue reading

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Karl Andreevich Shilder — Weapons and Warfare

Engineer-General Karl Andreevich Schilder is credited with having constructed the first submarine in Russia with an iron hull. Built at the Alexandrovsky Works plant in St. Petersburg and completed in May 1834. The boat had an egg-shaped form, two towers … Continue reading

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