The CCGS Martha L Black is known for her versatility, that allows her to offer marine support to the regional programs.
Her primary mission as a buoy tender is to lay, recover and service buoys using her heavy lifting boom, whose maximum lifting capacity is 20 tons. She also carries out fixed aids maintenance and reconstruction operations..
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American theatrical and film actor, who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Tracy among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, ranking 9th on the list. He was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor in all.
Established on a site strengthened during the invasions Normans, the castle of Pirou rises on a mound in the medium of an artificial pond. Its high sandstone and schist walls go up in XIIe century. In the interior court, two home distinct remain, leaned with the ramparts: The old castle built under Henri IV and the new castle pennies Louis XIV in 1708. One may have heard of the "grey geeses" le...
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.
Provided by Valery Hronusov, from Russia's Academy of Science, and his associates, this file shows high and low altitude airways (highways in the sky), runways, lighting systems, navaids, and much more.
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The Momart building was used to store works of art between exhibitions, including at least 100 pieces owned by the Saatchi Collection. The building burnt to the ground in the early hours of May 24th, 2004, destroying important works by many contemporary artists including the Chapman brothers, Tracy Emin & the late Helen Chadwick.
Liege place is quite rich in fortifications from all the periods. By the way, several sites are dedicated to the fortifications anterior to the 18th century. As far as I am concerned, I will limit myself to the works constructed after 1885, wich already gives me quite a lot of work.
So in Liege, we have the twelve forts of the first world war, builded all around the city, on the ...
The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Des Groseilliers is an icebreaker in the Canadian Coast Guard.
The vessel has participated in a number of research voyages, including Ice Station Sheba. As part of the Sheba project the Groseillier allowed itself to be frozen into the ice for the duration of the long, dark, arctic winter, to serve as a base for scientific researchers.
The imposing ruins of the castle of Hérisson dominate the valley of Aumance and the old strengthened borough. The turns, the courtines, the keep and the remainder of home are from XIVe century. This property of the dukes of Bourbon was taken by Louis XI in XVe century, then taken again by the princes two centuries later, before being dismantled by Mazarin.
This fortress, which is one of largest of France, was rebuilt under Saint-Louis after the annexation in 1229 of Languedoc to the Royal field. It supervised the Rhone, then the border with Provence, and was destroyed on the order of Richelieu. By the strengthened door, one sees the triangular tower, at side the vault and the round tower are. At the interior of the garden the museum Auguste Jacqu...
Vertical aerial photograph of Ford Island, taken 10 November 1941, with five battleships tied up along "Battleship Row" at the top of the image. USS Lexington (CV-2), a seaplane tender and a light cruiser are moored on the island's other (northwestern) side.
Approximately 21 PBY patrol planes are parked at the Naval Air Station's seaplane base, in the upper right.
The bright diago...
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