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USS Requin (SS-481) in Pittsburgh

USS Requin (SS-481) in Pittsburgh

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.
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USS Cobia (SS-245) in Manitowoc

USS Cobia (SS-245) in Manitowoc

USS Cobia (SS/AGSS-245), a Gato-class submarine, is a submarine, formerly of the United States Navy, named for the cobia, a food fish found in warm waters.
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USS Marlin (SST-2) at Freedom Park, Omaha

USS Marlin (SST-2) at Freedom Park, Omaha

USS Marlin (SST-2), a T-1-class submarine, was the second submarine of the United States Navy to be named for the marlin, a large game fish. She was originally known as USS T-2.
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USS Hazard (AM-240) at Freedom Park, Omaha

USS Hazard (AM-240) at Freedom Park, Omaha

The Admirable class was the largest and one of the most successful classes of minesweepers the United States Navy ordered during World War II. Typically, the minesweeper detected and removed mines before the rest of the fleet arrived, thereby ensuring safe passage for the larger ships. They were also charged with antisubmarine warfare (ASW) duties with rear-mounted depth charge racks and a forw...
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USS Silversides (SS-236) in Muskegon

USS Silversides (SS-236) in Muskegon

USS Silversides (SS/AGSS-236) is a Gato-class submarine, the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the silversides, a small fish marked with a silvery stripe along each side of its body.
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USS LSM-45 at Freedom Park, Omaha

USS LSM-45 at Freedom Park, Omaha

USS LSM-45 is a LSM-1-class Landing Ship Medium, formerly of the United States Navy and the Hellenic Navy, and the last known surviving LSM in its original configuration. Currently located at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, it was donated to the Museum of the Marine by the now defunct Amphibious Ship Museum under the understanding that it would be put on display at the museum,...
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Conning Tower of USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624) at Naval Base Kitsap

Conning Tower of USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624) at Naval Base Kitsap

USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624), a Lafayette-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), the 28th President of the United States.

USS Woodrow Wilson was decommissioned on 1 September 1994 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 September 1994. Ex-Woodrow Wilson entered the Nuclear Powered Ship a...
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Conning Tower of USS James K. Polk (SSBN-645) at the Atomic National Museum

Conning Tower of USS James K. Polk (SSBN-645) at the Atomic National Museum

USS James K. Polk (SSBN/SSN-645), a Benjamin Franklin-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for James K. Polk (1795–1849), the eleventh President of the United States. USS James K. Polk was initially a fleet ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), then converted to an attack submarine (SSN).

On 9 January 1999, James K. Polk was deactivated at Norfol...
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USS Trout (SS-566) at INACTSHIPS in Philadelphia

USS Trout (SS-566) at INACTSHIPS in Philadelphia

USS Trout (SS-566), a Tang-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the trout, small freshwater fishes highly esteemed by anglers for their gameness, their rich and finely flavored flesh, and their handsome (usually mottled or speckled) coloration.

After being docked in Key West, Florida, under the control of NAVAIR, Marine and Targets Detach...
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Conning Tower of USS Lewis and Clark (SSBN-644) at Patriots Point

Conning Tower of USS Lewis and Clark (SSBN-644) at Patriots Point

USS Lewis and Clark (SSBN-644), a Benjamin Franklin-class ballistic missile submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.

Lewis and Clark's sail and fair-water planes and the top of its rudder are now on display at the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston, South Carolina, part of a memor...
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Conning Tower of USS Roncador (SS-301)

Conning Tower of USS Roncador (SS-301)

USS Roncador (SS/AGSS/IXSS-301), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the roncador, a fish, of the family Sciaenidae, found on the West Coast of North America.

Roncador was decommissioned 1 June 1946 and through the 1950s remained in the inactive fleet. In February 1960 she was taken out of mothballs, placed in reserve, and assigned to Naval Res...
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Conning Tower of USS Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658)

Conning Tower of USS Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658)

USS Mariano G. Vallejo (SSBN-658), a Benjamin Franklin-class ballistic missile submarine, was named for Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, a key proponent of California statehood.

Mariano G. Vallejo was decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 9 March 1995. Ex-Mariano G. Vallejo entered the Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program in Bremerton, Washington...
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Conning Tower of USS George Washington (SSBN-598)

Conning Tower of USS George Washington (SSBN-598)

USS George Washington (SSBN-598), the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarines, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for George Washington, first President of the United States, and the first of that name to be purpose-built as a warship.

The USS George Washington was decommissioned on 24 January 1985, was struck from the Naval Vessel Registry on...
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Conning Tower of USS Bosten (SSN-703)

Conning Tower of USS Bosten (SSN-703)

USS Boston (SSN-703), a Los Angeles-class submarine, was the seventh ship of the United States Navy to be named for Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston was decommissioned on 19 November 1999 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 19 November 1999. Ex-Boston entered the Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program in Bremerton, Washington, on 1 October 2001 and on 19 Sep...
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MTS-626 - ex-USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626)

MTS-626 - ex-USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626)

USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626), a Lafayette-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Senator Daniel Webster (1782–1852).

Daniel Webster was decommissioned on 30 August 1990 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the same day. Ex-Daniel Webster was converted to a Moored Training Ship (S5W Prototype facility) by the Charlest...
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MTS-635 - ex-USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN-635)

MTS-635 - ex-USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN-635)

USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN/MTS-635) was a James Madison-class ballistic missile submarine named for U.S. House Speaker Sam Rayburn (1882–1961).

Sam Rayburn was decommissioned on 31 July 1989 and reclassified a moored training ship with hull classification symbol MTS-635. Stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on the following 28 August, she arrived at the Naval Nuclear Power School, ...
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USS Growler (SSG-577) at Brooklyn Red Hook

USS Growler (SSG-577) at Brooklyn Red Hook

Due to the renovations to the entire Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex, including the USS Intrepid and Pier 86 the Growler was towed to Brooklyn for repairs. Holes found rusted in the hull complicated matters and pushed repair costs past $1 million. The Growler returned to Pier 86 in late February 2009, and was re-opened to the public on 21 May 2009, during the Intrepid museum "Fleet Wee...
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Whiskey Class Submarine moored in St. Petersburg

Whiskey Class Submarine moored in St. Petersburg

This Whiskey Class submarine S-189 is moored here since 2007 and served as a museum.
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Steamboat President in Memphis

Steamboat President in Memphis

President was a steamboat which currently lies dismantled in St. Elmo, Illinois. Originally named Cincinnati, it was built in 1924, and is the only remaining "Western Rivers" style sidewheel river excursion steamboat in the United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989.

Its home ports have been Cincinnat...
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Japan first modern warships

Japan first modern warships

Kaiyo Maru was one of Japan's first modern warships, powered by both sails and steam. She was ordered in the Netherlands in 1863 by the Bakufu, the government of the Shogun, the Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij acting as agents. The ship was built at the yard of Cornelis Gips and Sons in Dordrecht, The Netherlands for the sum of 831,200 guilders. The construction was overseen by a Japanese mil...
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SS Red Oak Victory at Port Richmond

SS Red Oak Victory at Port Richmond

SS Red Oak Victory is a World War II Victory ship preserved as a museum ship in Richmond, California. It was one of 534 Victories built during World War II, but one of only a few of these ships to be transferred from the Merchant Marine to the United States Navy. It was named after Red Oak, Iowa, which suffered a disproportionate number of casualties in early World War II battles. The ship was ...
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SS American Victory

SS American Victory

SS American Victory is a Second World War Victory ship which has been preserved as a museum ship in Tampa, Florida.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_American_Victory
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A Sailors first ship

A Sailors first ship

It was the first of its kind -- not quite 'building, not quite a ship. USS Recruit (TDE-1 and TFFG-1) the Navy's first non-ship, was originally a commissioned vessel and observed traditional Naval shipboard procedures like all other vessels. Any Sailor who ever served duty on board this haze gray ship awash in concrete, fondly remembers his first 'request permission to come aboard.

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Viking Long Ship

Viking Long Ship

A replica of a Viking Long Ship in Ramsgate, England.
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INS Kursura as a museum

INS Kursura as a museum

INS Kursura S20 was a submarine of the Indian Navy. It was one of the Soviet Foxtrot class submarines that were sold to India.
After it was decommissioned from service it was converted into a museum ship located at Ramakrishna Beach, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
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