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|USNS Montford Point (T-MLP-1), the lead ship of her class of Mobile Landing Platforms (MLP), is a ship named in honor of African American Marine Corps recruits who trained at Montford Point Camp, North Carolina, from 1942 to 1949.|
|Cape Hatteras is a cape on the coast of North Carolina. It is the point that protrudes the furthest to the southeast along the northeast-to-southwest line of the Atlantic coast of North America, making it a key point for navigation along the eastern seaboard. So many ships have been lost around it that the area is known as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic". The nearby shoals are known as Diamond ...||08/27/2005||403|
|Point Perpendicular and the lighthouse are one of Jervis Bay's most distinctive and powerful landmarks. In 1995 the Australian Maritime Safety Authority handed over management of the Point Perpendicular Lighthouse to the RAN, enabling the lighthouse and grounds to be managed as part of the Beecroft Weapons Range. The Point Perpendicular Lighthouse, built in 1899,is constructed of pre-cast c...||12/19/2007||694|
|Aerial photograph shot at 7000 feet altitude, showing one unidentified CVL type carrier in docks along with several other ships. Hunters' Point (San Francisco Naval Shipyard) San Francisco, CA||03/17/2007||745|
|Ships to add to the collection.||08/29/2005||318|
|On this Point you are in Switzerland, France and Germany with a turn around this point.||11/02/2005||463|
|"The oldest operational lighthouse on the SA Coast. |
The distinctive red and white striped building is a landmark in Mouille Point. Many vessels ran aground off the Green Point coast and the lighthouse became operational in 1824."
|The embarkation point towards the top of the photo was designed for the embarkation of landing ships and tanks, that towards the bottom was for the embarkation of landing craft and troops. The circular structures towards the bottom left are fuel storage tanks. Many landing craft operated a shuttle service between England and Normandy taking on diesel from fuelling facilities at the hards.||12/08/2009||804|
|Point Danger Lighthouse, Queensland, Australia. The Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse at point danger on Queenslands Gold Coast was the first in the world to experiment with laser technology, in 1971.||10/24/2005||447|
|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...
|A few days ago, I offered you the eastern point of it. After a very long trip of nearly 6700kms, I offer you its other side.|
It seems that, this time, it ends in the desert.
|Since the lighthouse started operation on November 15, 1881, it has guided countless vessels into Seattle's Elliot Bay, located just south of the point.|
The West Point Lighthouse is now part of Discovery Park, Seattle's largest city park.