Tag Archives: Naval History

North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort – North Carolina Thursdays January 16, 2020

In my search heading northeast from last week’s North Carolina Thursdays that was in Wilmington, I saw Beaufort in Carteret County. Popped in my usual search paremeter – tourist attractions and came across the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort. … Continue reading

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USS North Carolina Battleship Museum, Wilmington – North Carolina Thursdays January 9, 2020

I started looking for North Carolina Thursdays possibilities today and went with the USS North Carolina Battleship Museum – http://www.coasthost-nc.com/category/things-to-do/things-to-do-southern-coast/ in Wilmington. Official Website: http://www.battleshipnc.com/ Visiting: http://www.battleshipnc.com/visit/ (includes the policy on using drones in the area) HOURS The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA … Continue reading

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How theleansubmariner came to exist — theleansubmariner

I love history. I really love submarine history. It’s amazing to live in an age where so much information is available. Most of the research I do is conducted online using the Library of Congress, a reference called the Hathi … Continue reading

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IJN Hyuga and Ise Hybrid Battleships – Leyte Gulf — Weapons and Warfare

The sinking of the British capital ships Prince of Wales and Repulse by Japanese land-based aircraft on 10 December 1941 led the IJN to realize that battleships could not operate in the face of enemy aircraft and required friendly air … Continue reading

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Grandfather to the Fast Attack – USS Carp (SS 20) F-1 (The Mysterious loss of Bob the Submarine Dog) — theleansubmariner

When the Navy bought its first Holland class submarine, the future of the craft was still as murky as the water it would dive into . The original boats were very limited in depth capability and the propulsion mechanism was … Continue reading

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Roanoke River Lighthouse, Edenton/Plymouth – North Carolina Thursdays January 2, 2020

I started looking for North Carolina possibilities last night. I noticed Edenton, North Carolina. For some reason, Edenton stuck in my mind. I saw something about a town named Edenton in the past week – don’t remember why it was … Continue reading

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Killing the Sea Monsters — theleansubmariner

Killing the Sea Monsters Two views on submarine versus submarine warfare were recorded after the end of the war where this type of combat was first initiated. Prior to this time, no submarines had been engaged in direct combat with … Continue reading

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Oliver Nestus Freeman Roundhouse Museum, Wilson – North Carolina Thursdays December 26, 2019

Continue my heading east from central North Carolina for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found myself looking in the Wilson County area and ran across the Oliver Nestus Freeman Roundhouse Museum, Wilson: http://www.theroundhousemuseum.com/.  May be interesting to see … Continue reading

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Museum of American Pottery/Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor – North Carolina Thursdays December 19, 2019

Heading back east from western North Carolina for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found myself looking in the Granville County area and ran across the Museum of American Pottery, Creedmoor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museum_of_American_Pottery.  May be interesting to see what I … Continue reading

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Amazing photo surfaces showing fiery death of German warship chased down by the Royal Navy — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

Amazing photo surfaces showing fiery death of German warship chased down by the Royal Navy The inferno raging on the deck of the Admiral Graf Spee ‘Picture courtesy of Tim King TOM COTTERILL Email Published: 17:03Monday 16 December 2019 Share … Continue reading

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