Media Category: U.S. Navy

In my life as sailor, the Philippine-Sailor, I saw much of the world, thanks to the U.S. Navy. It was my life and it brought to my last harbor, the Philippine. This is the U.S. Navy category.

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Zf499. This is an USS Kitty Hawk image in the Naval Institute Facebook page of Jan. 16 this year (2022). The picture prescription says this: USS Kitty Hawk today started her final voyage from Bremerton to a scrapyard in Texas, 16th Jan. 2022. Built for $264 million in 1961 ($2.5 billion in 2021), the Kitty […]

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Zf498. USS Belle Grove LSD-2 in Japan between 1962 and 1964. This was my first ship 1960 to 1964, the best one as far as memories go. I became a sailor on this ship. Notice the few portholes we had, they all went to berthing spaces and are for ventilation. When we went on a […]

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Zf495. USS NORTH CAROLINA BB-55 was launched June 13, 1941 She was the first major combatant ship without portholes in the hull. CURRENT LOCATION: west bank of Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina. Here is an interesting link from the National Park Service, click here:

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Zf497. This is a picture of the German Pocket Battleship Scheer. At about this same time on 1941 6 14 the INDIANAPOLIS IN STAR wrote about combat action with a German Pocket Battle. The researcher noted the rows of portholes in Nazi pocket battleship, the Admiral Scheer. The 3 German pocket battleships were built between […]

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Zf496. This date, 1941 6 12, the BEAVER CITY NB TIMES reports about the first battleship commissioned since 1923 at Brooklyn Navy Yard and that it was built without portholes. In their research, the wife of the person, subject of their book, had to go to New York to catch the Army Personnel Transport Ship, […]

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Zf240. File Photo of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18). 180718-N-N0101-999GULF OF MEXICO (July 18, 2018) The future littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) is underway for acceptance trials, which are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy. The Independence-variant littoral combat ship will be commissioned […]

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Zo796. 2020-06-23 one of 3 images (in the album) of me visiting my old command MDSU-1 (ex HCU-1). I served in this command twice, the first time in the Philippines and Viet Nam 1970/71, the 2nd time here when it changed the name, 1981/83. I also served in the sister unit HCU-2 in Norfolk and we moved it to Little Creek then, 1969/70. This unit is located now at the entrance of Pearl Harbor and I stopped by as I was on my way to the former Fort Kamehameha to take some pictures.

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Zo769. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

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Zo768. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer.

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Zo767. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer.

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