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|USS Duluth (LPD-6), an Austin class amphibious transport dock, is the second ship of the United States Navy named for the city in Minnesota.|
Duluth was laid down on 18 December 1963 by the New York Naval Shipyard. She was launched on 14 August 1965 and commissioned on 18 December 1965.
|The British Fort William Henry on the shores of Lake George, New York, was built during the French and Indian War (1754-1763) by Sir William Johnson as a staging ground for attacks against the French Fort Carillon (later renamed Fort Ticonderoga). It was part of a chain of British and French forts along the important inland waterway from New York City to Quebec. Fort William Henry was named for...||12/11/2005||545|
|William Light was the Surveyor-General of Sth. Australia. He planned the city in its gridlike fashion. More info at: http://www.touradelaide.com/col_william_light/colonel_william_light.html||02/08/2009||414|
|It was built 1770-1774 by Sir William Chambers for Viscount Melbourne, as Melbourne House.Historically Albany was the best known and most prestigious set of bachelor apartments in London. The residents included such famous names as the poet Lord Byron and the future Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone, and many members of the aristocracy. ||11/18/2006||372|
|Ore docks located in Two Harbors near Duluth, Minn. ( GE4 version )||02/09/2007||1,517|
| Roll of honor|
501st Parachute Infantry Rgt :Colonel Howard R. Johnson
Rgt Hq Co : Captain William G. Burd
Rgt Service Co : Captain William H. Butler
1/501st : Lt Col. Robert C. Caroll (KIA 6 June), Lt Col. Harry W. O. Kinnard (From 8 June)
Hq Co : Captain John W. Simmons
A Co : Captain William W. Paty, Jr (WIA,POW 7 June)
B Co : ...
|On Wednesday, 3 June 1998, the ICE 884 "William Conrad Roentgen" was with approx. 200 km/h on the travel from Munich to Hamburg at height of the village Eschede.A defective wheel tire at a wheel of the third axle of the first car broke. During derailing the ICE 884 "William Conrad Roentgen" 101 humans died and 88 were heavyhurt.||09/05/2005||2,426|
|The William Hill Blimp at Cheltenham Racecourse||02/02/2008||713|
|House of William Jennings Bryan besides the Hospital named after him, Bryan LGH East ||07/22/2007||908|
|Airplane on the top of a builiding in Manhattan.|
The biplane on the roof sculpture was designed by some guy named Rudolph de Harak and executed by the sculptor William Tarr in 1969 (thanks Jack Ryan).
Apparently it's a full-size model of a WW1 Sopwith Camel, complete with runway. It was put there to amuse inhabitants of surrounding scyscrapers, notably the WTC.
...the biplane ...
|Reading Abbey is a large, ruined abbey in the centre of the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire. It was founded by Henry I in 1121 "for the salvation of my soul, and the souls of King William, my father, and of King William, my brother, and Queen Maud, my wife, and all my ancestors and successors".|
King Henry I is buried in the abbey grounds.
|To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace Scottish Patriot Born at Elderslie Renfrewshire circa 1270 A.D. |
Who from the year 1296 fought dauntlessly in defence of his country's Liberty and Independence in the face of fearful odds and great hardship being eventually betrayed and captured brought to London
and put to death near this spot on the 23rd August 1305.