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.
Zf568. This is an early last century U.S. Marine Corps Memorial in Cavite. This is all I know. Most likely it got established in memory of Marines who lost their lives, mostly (most likely) in the Philippine-American War 1899-1902. This picture was provided by a Marine (Ret) and friend, Bert Caloud.Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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.Read More
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 PhotographerRead More