Tag Archives: Ship Museums

Featured Blogger / Vlogger of the Week Choices

When I pick Featured Blogger / Vlogger of the Week each week, I try to do a mix around several levels. First, I start with my blog description of coverage, but merging them into fewer topics – Migrated my old … Continue reading

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Soviet B-39 Submarine Ship Museum, San Diego, California

As part of my ongoing Ship Museums series, I chose B-39, a Russian submarine that is now part of the San Diego Maritime Museum. GPS locations: Google Maps, Microsoft Bing, Mapquest Soviet B-39: http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/soviet-b-39/ Official website – Maritime Museum of … Continue reading

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USCGC Comanche (ATA-202, WATA-202, WMEC-202) Coast Guard Ship Museum

USCGC Comanche (ATA-202, WATA-202, WMEC-202) http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/uscgc-comanche-ata-202-wata-202-wmec-202/ Built At: Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, Texas Official Website – http://www.76fsa.org/cgta/comanche.htm (no longer works), but Wayback Machine to the rescue: https://web.archive.org/web/20160325032119/http://www.76fsa.org/cgta/comanchee.htm. USCG (Wayback Machine): https://web.archive.org/web/20170430211615/https://www.uscg.mil/history/cutters/165a/Comanche1934.asp Bing Maps: Bing Maps USCGC Comanche … Continue reading

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HMCS Ojibwa (S72) – Ship Museum

Today’s ship museum post is about HMCS Ojibwa (S72), a Canadian submarine. I found it on HNSA‘s website: HMCS OJIBWA: https://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/hmcs-ojibwa/ Wikipedia: HMCS Ojibwa (S72): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Ojibwa_(S72) Google Maps: HMCS Ojibwa (S72) Official website: http://www.hmcsojibwamuseum.ca/ https://web.archive.org/web/20111229192315/http://projectojibwa.ca/ (Wayback Machine) – appears to be … Continue reading

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HMAS Castlemaine (J244) Ship Museum

I recently posted about HMS Nordkaparen Ship Museum as part of my ongoing Ship Museum series. I decided to follow-up with HMAS Castlemaine (J244) as the next in the series. HMAS CASTLEMAINE (J244) http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/hmas-castlemaine-j244/ HMAS Castlemaine was one of sixty … Continue reading

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HMS Nordkaparen Ship Museum

Updated March 21, 2019: included social media links: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Google Maps location. Admission price (in English). HMS Nordkaparen http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/hms-nordkaparen/ This submarine was built at Kockums Mekaniska Verkstad in Malmö. The Dragon-class submarine was delivered in 1962 and … Continue reading

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Historic Naval Ships Association (HNSA)

I found this website a while back Historic Naval Ships Association (HNSA): https://www.hnsa.org/. You can see the posts that I have Tagged with HNSA: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/hnsa/. I am using it as one of several starting points for posts on ship museums. … Continue reading

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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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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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USS Alabama Memorial

Updated January 24, 2019. I don’t remember when, but my father was still alive so it was pre-1977, that we went to the USS Alabama memorial in Mobile, Alabama. We were in a time crunch which meant I only go … Continue reading

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