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|The Grand Victoria Riverboat and Casino. Departs every 2 hours from it's homeport in Rising Sun Indiana. It is 322 ft long and 90 ft wide. Capacity is 3,000.||07/27/2007||645|
|USS McKEE was the third EMORY S. LAND - class submarine tender and most likely was the last submarine tender built for the US Navy. During her 18 years of service the McKEE was awarded the following awards: the Battle E (4 awards), the Meritorious Unit Commendation (3 awards), the Golden Anchor Award, and the Southwest Asia Service Medal. |
USS McKEE was decommissioned on October ...
|USS SIMON LAKE was the lead ship of the SIMON LAKE - class of submarine tenders and the first ship in the Navy named after Simon Lake who was a mechanical engineer and naval architect. He was the inventor of even-keel type submarines and built ARGONUT, in 1897, which was the first submarine to operate successfully in the open sea. He also invented submarine apparatus for locating and recovering...||05/30/2007||839|
|The Schulschiff Deutschland ("School Ship Germany") was employed as a school ship ship for the merchant marine beginning in 1927. This last German full-rigged ship is maintained as a memorial and museum ship. located at Vegesack, in the Federal State of Bremen, Germany. Since the name Deutschland was at the time of its building already assigned to an unbuilt naval warship (a pocket battleship, ...||05/30/2007||465|
|Falls of Clyde is the only surviving iron-hulled, four-masted full rigged ship, and the only surviving sail-driven oil tanker, in the world. She is presently a museum ship in Honolulu, Hawaii. ||04/12/2007||469|
|The destroyer USS Turner Joy was the last Forrest Sherman class destroyer built. While some of these ships were later converted to guided missile destroyers, Turner Joy remains close to her original 1959 configuration. The destroyer has been restored to reflect the appearance during her active years between 1960 and 1982. |
Turner Joy's distinctive service included a double-duty r...
|USS Triton (SSRN/SSN-586), a nuclear-powered radar picket submarine, was the first vessel to execute a submerged circumnavigation of the Earth which was accomplished during its shakedown cruise in early 1960. |
The USS Triton was the only Submarine fitted with a Presidential Suite.
|USS Albacore (AGSS-569) was a unique research submarine that pioneered the teardrop hull form (sometimes referred to as an "Albacore hull") of modern submarines. It was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the albacore, a small tuna found in temperate seas throughout the world. |
After frequent diesel engine failures had caused repeated delays in her operations...
|HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was stationed in the Dutch East Indies when WW II began. After the destruction of the Allied Fleet by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in February 1942, Crijnssen's captain was ordered to escape with his ship to Australia. Covered with tree branches, the minesweeper crossed the Japanese naval lines camouflaged as a tropical island. |
After WW ...
|Originally commissioned by the East German Navy as the Rudolf Eglehofer, the Hiddensee is a Tarantul I class corvette built at the Petrovsky Shipyard in 1984, located near the Soviet city of St. Petersburg (formerly Leningrad). The world's only exhibited example of a Soviet-built missile corvette, Hiddensee was designed to oppose any naval threat to the East German Coast, and to fulfill this mi...||03/23/2007||438|
|Huáscar is a small armoured turret ship, similar to the monitor type. She was built in Britain for Peru and had a significant participation in the War of the Pacific against Chile before being captured and commissioned within the Chilean Navy. Today she is one of the few surviving ships of her type, has been restored and is currently commissioned as a memorial ship. ||03/22/2007||490|
|The Valley Camp is a Lake freighter that served on the Great Lakes for almost 50 years and is currently serving as a museum ship in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. |
|Willis B Boyer is a lake freighter which served as a commercial vessel on the Great Lakes for much of the 20th Century, and is currently undergoing renovation as a museum ship in Toledo, Ohio. |
|The Steamship William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter now restored as a maritime museum in Cleveland, Ohio, one of four in the Great Lakes region. She transported cargo such as ore, coal, stone, and grain to ports throughout the Great Lakes, and was nicknamed "The Ship That Built Cleveland" because Cleveland's steel mills were a frequent destination. |
|The Clipper is the oldest steamship in use on the Great Lakes, and the second oldest non-ocean liner in use in America. |
|The frigate Jylland is the longest wooden ship in the world, it was build 1860. It has as well sails and a steam engine. On may 9th. 1864 it took part in the sea bettle at the island Helgoland.|
From 1874 to 1876 it was also royal wessel.
1908 it was taken out of service and sold to Germany for demolision but was resold for 48.105 danish kronors by a syndicate who wanted to...
|Icebreaker "Angara", the first icebreaking cargo/passenger ship on Lake Baikal. http://www.icc.ru/fed/icebraker.html||01/31/2007||365|
|At the time of her retirement in 1981, the Edna G. was the last coal-fired, steam-powered tugboat operating on Lake Superior. Named for the daughter of J. L. Greatsinger, then-president of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Company, the tug was built in 1896 specifically to transport ore carriers to and from Two Harbors. She remained in service there for all but two years of her career, when she ...||01/26/2007||608|
|I've found this Aircraft Carrier in China||01/08/2007||1,328|
|Historical Battleship Aurora Sankt Petersburg Russia|
Panzerkreuzer Aurora Sankt Petersburg Russland
|On January 23, 1968, the Pueblo was off the coast of North Korea, a communist regime. Four North Korean patrol boats surrounded the craft. The Pueblo's commanding officer, Comdr. Lloyd Bucher, protested that the ship was in international waters, beyond the 12- mile (19-km) limit, claimed by North Korea. North Korean crewmen boarded the Pueblo. The Pueblo, armed only with two machine guns, offer...||10/23/2006||1,019|
|A tugboat on display in Bremen, Germany. ||09/11/2006||320|
|When they scrapped USS South Dakota in 1962, Sioux Falls couldn't get the whole battleship into landlocked South Dakota. So they salvaged what parts they could, poured a foot-high concrete outline onto the ground in Sherman Park along the banks of the Big Sioux River, and combined the pieces into a minimalist pseudo-replica. |
The USS South Dakota was in every major battle and the...
|The S.S. Camille is still standing, although quite battered from Hurricane Katrina. The gift shop, however, was completely washed away by the tidal surge, leaving behind only the slab upon which it rested. The ship was originally forced inland by Hurricane Camille’s storm surge in August 17, 1969.|
Location: Gulfport, MS
Torsk is one of two surviving Tench class Fleet Submarines in the United States. USS Torsk (SS-423) was built at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The submarine was launched on 6 September 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Allen B. Reed. Torsk was placed in commission on 16 December 1944 with Commander Bafford E...