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|Stan Fraser of Inverness spent 12 years building his 1:10 scale model. It became open for the public in 2012.|
|Gu-tian(古田號) is the largest freighter made by cement in the world. It was built in 1973, 105.2m long and 14m in width. The body of the ship was made by cement and wire below the deck even the chimney. Now it is "docked" on the land in Fuzhou,Fujian,China.|
|Above: USS Forrestal (CV-59)|
The USS Forrestal (CV-59), formerly AVT-59 and CVA-59, is a supercarrier that was named after former Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal and was the lead ship of her class of aircraft carriers. The other carriers of her class were the USS Saratoga, USS Ranger and USS Independence. She superseded Shinano of World War II vintage as the largest aircraft carrie...
|USS Saratoga (CV/CVA/CVB-60), was one of four Forrestal- class supercarriers built for the US Navy in the 1950s. Saratoga was the sixth US Navy ship, and the second aircraft carrier, to be named for the Battle of Saratoga in the American Revolutionary War.|
Commissioned in 1956, she spent most of her career in the Mediterranean, but also participated in the Vietnam War. One of he...
|If you go to street view it says "Gift Shop" on the bow.||03/03/2012||315|
|This is the second Concrete AirCraft Carrier in China. It'll be used as a lab to developp a true AirCraft Carrier||04/20/2011||1,019|
|While only half-complete, the Captain Meriwether Lewis dustpan dredge was launched in December 1931 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps completed construction the following year. The Captain Meriwether Lewis National Historic Landmark is one of the few surviving examples of its type built to control flooding and improve Navigation along the Nation's rivers. |
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|The first USS Parche (SS-384/AGSS-384) was a United States Navy submarine. She bore the name (pronounced with two equal syllables: /ˌpɑrˈtʃeɪ/) of a butterfly fish, Chaetodon capistratus.|
After World War Two Parche continued her adventures and was assigned to Operation Crossroads as a target ship for the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll. Parche survived ...
|USS Halfbeak (SS-352), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the halfbeak, a garlike fish with a beak formed by an extension of the lower jaw, found in warmer seas.|
Halfbeak was awarded the Battle Efficiency "E" for 1966 and 1967 and held the "E" for Submarine Division 102 for 1968. Halfbeak was decommissioned and simultaneously struck from the N...
|USS Grayling (SSN-646), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the grayling, a fresh-water game fish closely related to the trout.|
Grayling was deactivated on 1 March 1997, placed in commission in reserve a week later as she entered the Ship and Submarine Recycling Program, then decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Re...
|USS Hawkbill (SSN-666), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the hawksbill, a large sea turtle. (The name perpetuated the inadvertent misspelling in the naming of Hawkbill (SS-366).)|
Hawkbill was the last of the short-hull Sturgeons to be decommissioned. She entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Progra...
|USS Lapon (SSN-661), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the lapon, a scorpionfish of the Pacific coast of North America.|
Deactivated while still in commission on 1 October 1991, Lapon was decommissioned on 25 June 1992 at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the ...
|USS Parche (SSN-683), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the parche (pronounced with two equal syllables: /ˌpɑrˈtʃeɪ/), a small, coral reef butterfly fish.|
The sail of the Parche was moved in summer 2006 next to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in preparation for a maritime park in downtown Bremerton.
|USS Sturgeon (SSN-637), the lead ship of her class of nuclear attack submarine, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the sturgeon.|
Sturgeon was decommissioned on 1 August 1994 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 August 1994. Ex-Sturgeon entered the Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program in Bremerton, Washington, and on 11 Decembe...
|USS Tautog (SSN-639), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the tautog, a small, edible, sport fish, also called blackfish or oysterfish, found on the Atlantic coast of the United States. The contract to build her was awarded to Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi on 30 November 1961 and her keel was laid down on 27 January ...||01/21/2010||773|
|The German football/soccer club was founded 1892 as BFC Hertha 92, taking its name from a steamship with a blue and white smokestack. 1923 the name of the club was changed after BFC joyned the other Berlin club Berliner Sport-Club (BSC).|
The founding of the association led the late 19th Century, two 16 - and 17-year-old sibling pairs - Fritz and Max Lindner, Otto and Willi Lorenz...
|The Genève is the oldest steam paddle ship of Leman Lake.|
Genève was built in 1896 by Sulzer for the Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le lac Léman. She was launched for the Swiss national exhibition in Geneva.
Genève was the theater of the death of Elisabeth of Bavaria on 10 September 1898. The wounded Empress, who had been stabbed, boarded the ship, where her ...
|HMS Duncan is the sixth ship of the Type 45 or 'D' Class of air defence destroyer (AAW) planned to be built for the Royal Navy. HMS Duncan is named after Adam Duncan, Viscount Duncan of Camperdown (1 July 1731 - 4 August 1804) who, as Admiral Duncan, defeated the Dutch fleet off Camperdown on 11 October 1797. This victory is considered one of the most significant actions in naval history. The C...||10/28/2009||306|
|The Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was a landing craft used extensively in World War II. The craft was designed by Andrew Higgins of Louisiana, United States based on boats made for operating in swamps and marshes. More than 20,000 were built, by Higgins Industries and licensees. |
Typically constructed from plywood, this shallow-draft, barge-like boat co...
|The Redoutable (S 611) was the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarine in the French Marine Nationale.|
Commissioned on 1 December 1971, she was the first French SNLE (Sous-marin Nucléaire Lanceur d'Engins, "Device-Launching Nuclear Submarine"). She was fitted with 16 M1 ballistic missiles, delivering 450kt at 2000 kilometres. In 1974, she was refitted with the M2 mi...
|H. L. Hunley was a submarine of the Confederate States of America that played a small part in the American Civil War, but a large role in naval warfare. The Confederate States Ship (CSS) Hunley demonstrated both the advantages and the dangers of undersea warfare. The CSS Hunley was the first submarine to sink an enemy warship, although the vessel was also lost following the successful attack. T...||10/19/2009||320|
|During almost all of World War II, Germany was constantly short of raw material. In order to save iron, German engineers revived an idea that was first conceived in France in 1848 - Concrete Ships.|
Starting in 1940, a series of fifty concrete ships was build in shipyards along the Baltic Sea. They were used as supply ships for the German Navy operating in the Baltic Sea and the N...
|MS Treue in Bremen was buildt in 1943 as one of 70 planned concrete ships of the "Transporterflotte Speer". Only this one remained. After WW2 it was sailing until 1962.|
From 1962 it was used as a motorbike repair, from 1998 it was used as storage facility in Hamburg.
1995 it was taken over by studendt and professors of the Highschool of Arts and is used for exibitions, con...
|USS Cod (SS/AGSS/IXSS-224) is a Gato-class submarine, the only vessel of the United States Navy to be named for the cod, the well-known food fish of the North Atlantic and North Pacific.||10/13/2009||423|
|USS Requin (SS/SSR/AGSS/IXSS-481), a Tench-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the requin, a sand shark. Her name was pronounced /ˈreɪkwɪn/ by her crew.||10/13/2009||284|