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USS Thornback commissioned

On 13 October 1944, Tench-class submarine USS Thornback (SS-418) was commissioned, Commander Ernest P. Abrahamson in command.
She was transferred to the Turkish Navy on 2 July 1975 as TCG Uluçalireis with pennant number S-338.
Here seen in Genoa during the 1960's.
Now a museum ship in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Updated PBR 31RP7331 page

Updated layout and social media pages for USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park's PBR.

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CCB-18

Added CCB-18 as 357th museum ship to the site. She was a Command and Control boat, supporting the Mobile Riverine Force of Task Force 117.
Thanks to Ron Brown for the 'add' request!

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Trincomalee launched

On 12 October 1817, Royal Navy Leda-class frigate HMS Trincomalee was launched by the Wadia family shipwrights in Bombay, Inda.
She was named after the 1782 Battle of Trincomalee off hte Ceylon (Sri Lanka) port of that name.
Now a museum ship in Hartlepool, UK, part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

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Col. James M. Schoonmaker

On 11 October 1911, lake freighter Col. James M. Schoonmaker entered service for the Shenango Furnace Company.
Museum ship at the National Museum of the Great Lakes, Toledo, OH

cty SCHOONMAKER    received 03/22/2011    handout photo  ***  NOT BLADE PHOTO     Artist concept of the Col. James Schoonmaker in the Maumee River at Toledo, Ohio.

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