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157 viewsFeb 28, 2018
136 viewsThe World War II-era Landing Craft Support 102 gunboat is being restored at Mare Island in Vallejo. (Brad Zweerink/Daily Republic)Feb 27, 2018
120 viewsFeb 27, 2018
110 viewsInvitation to the Christening and Launching February 28 1943.Feb 27, 2018
108 viewsSouvenir button of the launching of the USS Thorn (DD-647), USS Turner (DD-648), USS Bullard (DD-660) and USS Kidd (DD-661) on February 2 1943. Courtesy of 27, 2018
106 viewsTicket to the Christening and Launching February 28 1943.Feb 27, 2018
125 viewsFeb 26, 2018
118 viewsSea trials 1944 off Port Arthur TXFeb 24, 2018
119 viewsUSCGC Electra (WPC-187) was turned over to President Franklin D. Roosevelt to use as his yacht . Electra replaced the Department of Commerce Inspection Boat USS Sequoia (AG-23, which was been returned to that department. Electra was large enough to accommodate the Presidential party and secret service agents. Electra was brought to Washington D.C. and formally turned over to the White House on 8 November 1935, She was renamed and designated USS Potomac (AG-25).Feb 24, 2018
104 viewsClamagore (SS-343) being launched at Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut. Miss Mary Jane Jacobs, daughter of Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel, smashing bottle of champagne on bow. Clamagore serves as a museum ship at Patriot's Point, Charleston, South Carolina. Photographed on 25 February 1945.Feb 24, 2018
129 viewsFeb 23, 2018
104 viewsFeb 23, 2018
130 viewsNew Jersey (BB-62) gets double billing in this photo, dated 11 February 1954. In the center as first recommissioned in 1951, and also after her first post-war overhaul, with changed radars and fire control.
The Missouri (BB-63) (upper left), is pictured on 21 October 1950 bombarding Communist positions off Chong Jin, Korea.
Wisconsin (BB-64) (lower right) and Iowa (BB-61) (upper right).
The Iowa is pictured off Pearl Harbor in 1952 & shows the standard fleet painting adopted after WW2. Small war time hull numbers have been replaced with larger, easily seen block numerals. The catapults were removed after WW2, the area now a helicopter landing area. Some 40mm mounts are gone, but most remained on board until she was decommissioned on 24 February 1958. All 20mm gun mounts have been remove
Feb 23, 2018
133 viewsIntrepid during space shuttle Enterprise title transfer, Sunday 11 December 2011Feb 22, 2018
125 viewsFeb 21, 2018
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