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|Only 2 out of 2751 Liberty ships survived over the years.|
The Liberty ships were cargo ships built in the United States during World War II. They were cheap and quick to build, and came to symbolize U.S. wartime industrial output. Based on vessels ordered by Britain to replace ships torpedoed by German U-boats, they were purchased for the U.S. fleet and for lend-lease provision t...
|Many ships are based at the port, known as the Devonport Flotilla. This includes the Navy's assault ships HMS Ocean, HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark. It also serves as home port to most of the hydrographic surveying fleet of the Navy, the Trafalgar-class submarines and a substantial number of Type 22 and Type 23 frigates.||10/25/2007||863|
|Of all the concrete ships built during World War I and II, only 10 are known to still be afloat. These ships form a massive floating breakwater on the Malaspina Strait in the city of Powell River in British Columbia, Canada.|
The breakwater was constructed to protect the logging pond of the Powell River Company pulp and paper mill (later purchased by Pacifica Papers).
|A humongous car terminal...1000's of cars and 2 car transporter ships..||02/12/2007||390|
|This tool shows positions of ships around the World if informations about the ships.|
Ships are even made in 3D and apears when you zoom in.
Note; If you have a slow computer it can take some time to upload.
|7 combine harvesters sitting idle in a field between jobs in western Kansas, likely in June. To the east of the combines you can see six of the trailers used to haul the massive machines over the highway. Quite a number of other combines can be seen in action to the north and south in this band of high-resolution imagery.||05/23/2006||411|
|There are a number of ships that look wrecked around this area. This one appears to be listing heavily.||05/18/2006||571|
|During the First World War, shortage of steel led to the construction of a number of experimental ships out of ferro-concrete (reinforced concrete). The remains of one of these ships, the tug ‘Creteblock’ now lay on Whitby Scaur. In 1927 the Creteblock was decommissioned and the hulk sat in Whitby harbour until after the Second World War, when it was towed out to sea to be intentionally sunk. O...||11/14/2009||307|
|How to get there|
From the Hualamphong train station then get down at Don Mung train station then take Aircondition bus number 538 or get down at Rangsit train station. After take Aircondition bus number 1156.
Take an Aircondition bus number 523 at the northern bus terminal
|A massive Coca Cola logo near the Chilean border, made up of lots of bottles I believe.||12/19/2006||1,958|
|The United States Navy designed the Cleveland class of light cruisers for World War II with the goal of increased range and AA armament as compared with earlier classes.|
Although 39 ships were projected to be built, only 27 were actually commissioned. Two additional ships, USS Fargo (CL-106) and USS Huntington (CL-107) were completed to a slightly different design, with a more co...
|Cape Isabel & Cape Inscription are two members of the Cape I class of Ro-Ro cargo ships in service with the Military Sealift Command as part of the Ready Reserve Force (RRF). Both ships were laid down at Bath Iron Works in the mid 1970's as commercial cargo ships and served in those trades until they were both sold to MARAD in the mid 1980's and converted for US Navy use. |