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Naval Analyses: WARSHIPS OF THE PAST: Worcester class anti-aircraft cruisers of the United States Navy

Written by D-Mitch USS Worcester, lead ship of theWorcester class cruisers Warships with the size of a battleship and armament of a light cruiser, the Worcester class anti-aircraft cruisers of the United States Navy were the ultimate all-gun light cruisers. With a full displacement of approximately 18,000 tons and a length of more than 207 meters (!), they were larger and heavier than any light or heavy cruiser of WWII and post-war cruisers (and their missile conversions) with only very few…

Alex
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History in Hashtags - would be good to have students come up with the hashtags after studying the different subjects

History books from WildBlue Press cover ranges from Rasputin to North Korea and many other controversial and interesting historical topics between.

There is truly no way to quantify who might be the worst crew in US Naval History, but the men of the USS William D. Porter circa 1943 deserve a fair shot at it.  Mistakes happen in the chaos of

There is truly no way to quantify who might be the worst crew in US Naval History, but the men of the USS William D. Porter circa 1943 deserve a fair shot

Evolution of the US Navy Submarine

The evolution of the #USNavy's 240-year-old "Strength Beneath the Sea" - from humble beginnings to today's silent force. Enjoy the following blog from...

Naval Analyses: WARSHIPS OF THE PAST: Tiger class cruisers of the Royal Navy

Written by D-Mitch HMS Blake as a helicopter cruiser Laid down in 1941-42, the three cruisers of the Tiger class were originally to have been sister ships to Superb, an improved variant of the Swiftsure class cruisers (also known as the Minotaur class), a modified version of the Crown Colony class cruisers, but their construction was slowed down. Finally, the ships were launched in 1944-45 and they were left incomplete until their future had been decided. It was not until 1951 that a plan…

hanspanzer:  enrique262:  enrique262:  (click for high res) Battleships and battlecruisers of WWII.  @hanspanzer aquí la tienes en toda su gloria! Reblogging with full resolution version.   a resolucion 1600x1600

"The world must know what happened, and never forget." - General Dwight D. Eisenhower

wind in sails, boat has movement. boat has explorer feel. photo a bit grainy and not clear enough. don't like US flag. would like bright clear sky

Stephen Taber was built in 1871 on Long Island, New York to transport cargoes of brick, coal, lumber, oysters and a variety of other cargoes. From 1871 thru 1920 Stephen Taber hauled freight around Long island sound and up the Hudson River. In 1936 she was brought Downeast rebuilt and used to haul lumber on Penobscot Bay. Stephen Taber was finally in 1946 once again refitted for the Maine windjammer passenger trade. She has become known as the "Good Luck Vessel" because of the caring…

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