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SS Columbia out of service

On 2 September 1991 excursion steamship SS Columbia was taken out of service
SS Columbia Project, berthed in Buffalo, NY

 

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USS Aries (PHM-5) decommissioned.

On 30 July 1993 Pegasus class hydrofoil USS Aries (PHM-5) was decommissioned.

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USS Constellation (IX-20) commissioned

On 28 July 1855 sloop-of-war USS Constellation (IX-20) was commissioned with Capt. Charles H Bell in Command

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USS Recruit (TDE-1) commissioned

On 27 July 1949 landlocked "dummy" training ship USS Recruit (TDE-1) was commissioned. She was built to scale, two-thirds the size of a Dealey-class destroyer escort.

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Mayflower II laid down

On 27 July 1955 a replica of the 17th-century ship Mayflower, Mayflower II was laid down at the Upham Shipyard, Bixham, Devon, UK.

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SS Columbia entered service

On 8 July 1902, excursion steamship Columbia entered service. During her heyday, Columbia and sister ship Ste. Claire sailed down the Detroit River from downtown Detroit to Bois Blanc Island, an Ontario island that was home to an amusement park built as a destination for the steamers.

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USS Aries laid down

On 7 July 1980, Pegasus-class hydrofoil USS Aries (PHM-5) was laid down at Boeing Marine Systems, Renton, WA.

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SS Columbia becomes National Historic Landmark

On 6 July 1992, SS Columbia was designated a National Historic Landmark.

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USS YMS-328 laid down

On 6 July 1942, USS YMS-328 was laid down at Ballard Marine Railway Co., Seattle, Washington.
She became John Wayne's private yacht in 1962, and is now part of Hornblower cruises in Newport Beach, CA

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USS Constellation laid down

168 years ago today, on 25 June 1853, USS Constellation (IX-20) was laid down at Gosport Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA.
MuseumShip at Historic Ships in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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