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8 files, last one added on Mar 04, 2019
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Olympia


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8 files, last one added on Feb 05, 2019
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Salem


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6 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2018
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78 viewsPort side view in 1945 prior to commissioning (no ensign on mast).
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Off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, circa July 1895.71 views
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95 viewsWilliam Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company facilities, 15 March 1943. Cruisers visible in this photo:

Far right - Miami (CL 89) - Furthest along; aft turrets and catapults in place.
Left of Miami is Astoria (CL 90) - she is about a month behind Miami.
Left of Astoria, in the large shipway, is Oklahoma City (CL 91) - a significant portion of hull has been built.
Lefr of Oklahoma City is Little Rock (CL 92) - Keel was just been laid on 6 March, which is visible under crane structure.

Note the 8 submarines in various stages of construction to the left of the Little Rock (4 per shipway). They are most likely:

Devilfish (SS 292)
Dragonet (SS 293)
Escolar (SS 294)
Hackleback (SS 295)
Lancetfish (SS 296)
Ling (SS 297)
Lionfish (SS 298)
Manta (SS 299)
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92 viewsU.S.S. Olympia Out of Mothballs - 1957
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USS Little Rock being towed to Buffalo91 views
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82 viewsWilliam Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company facilities, 15 March 1943. Cruisers visible in this photo:

Far left - Miami (CL 89) - Furthest along; aft turrets and catapults in place.
Right of Miami is Astoria (CL 90) - she is about a month behind Miami.
Right of Astoria, in the large shipway, is Oklahoma City (CL 91) - a significant portion of hull has been built.
Right of Oklahoma City is Little Rock (CL 92) - Keel was just been laid on 6 March, which is visible under crane structure.

Note the 8 submarines in various stages of construction to the right of the Little Rock (4 per shipway). They are most likely:

Devilfish (SS 292)
Dragonet (SS 293)
Escolar (SS 294)
Hackleback (SS 295)
Lancetfish (SS 296)
Ling (SS 297)
Lionfish (SS 298)
Manta (SS 299)


Last additions - Cruisers
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82 viewsWilliam Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Company facilities, 15 March 1943. Cruisers visible in this photo:

Far left - Miami (CL 89) - Furthest along; aft turrets and catapults in place.
Right of Miami is Astoria (CL 90) - she is about a month behind Miami.
Right of Astoria, in the large shipway, is Oklahoma City (CL 91) - a significant portion of hull has been built.
Right of Oklahoma City is Little Rock (CL 92) - Keel was just been laid on 6 March, which is visible under crane structure.

Note the 8 submarines in various stages of construction to the right of the Little Rock (4 per shipway). They are most likely:

Devilfish (SS 292)
Dragonet (SS 293)
Escolar (SS 294)
Hackleback (SS 295)
Lancetfish (SS 296)
Ling (SS 297)
Lionfish (SS 298)
Manta (SS 299)

Mar 04, 2019
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Off the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, circa July 1895.71 viewsFeb 05, 2019
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93 viewsDec 08, 2018
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96 viewsUSS Salem (CA 139) at Toulon, France, 18 June 1951.Dec 06, 2018
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103 viewsUSS Little Rock (CG 4) steaming with USS Saratoga (CV 60) and other units of the U.S. Sixth Fleet, en route to an anchorage near Gaeta, Italy, on 16 March 1976. The ships are returning from a training exercise.Nov 21, 2018
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94 viewsolympia_unknown_soldier_nov_1921.jpNov 08, 2018
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92 viewsU.S.S. Olympia Out of Mothballs - 1957Nov 08, 2018
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83 viewsSaturday, 5 November 1892. Over 20,000 guests and spectators are in attendance at Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California, for the launching of the United States' newest warship, Cruiser No. 6. The ship is sponsored by Miss Anna Belle Dickie, daughter of George W. Dickie, manager of Union Iron Works. At 11:25am, Miss Dickie christens Cruiser No. 6 "Olympia." At 11:27am, Miss Elsie Lilienthal cuts the launching rope, and OLYMPIA slides down the ways, and into history.Nov 02, 2018
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78 viewsThe USS Little Rock (CL 92) is poised on the ways of the Cramp Shipbuilding Company, Philadelphia, PA. The ship is ready for launching, 27 August 1944.Aug 12, 2018
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USS Little Rock being towed to Buffalo91 viewsJul 15, 2018