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|USS James K. Polk (SSBN/SSN-645), a Benjamin Franklin-class submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for James K. Polk (1795–1849), the eleventh President of the United States. USS James K. Polk was initially a fleet ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), then converted to an attack submarine (SSN).|
On 9 January 1999, James K. Polk was deactivated at Norfol...
|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...
|USS Woodrow Wilson (SSBN-624), a Lafayette-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924), the 28th President of the United States.|
USS Woodrow Wilson was decommissioned on 1 September 1994 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 September 1994. Ex-Woodrow Wilson entered the Nuclear Powered Ship a...
|USS George Washington (SSBN-598), the lead ship of her class of ballistic missile submarines, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for George Washington, first President of the United States, and the first of that name to be purpose-built as a warship.|
The USS George Washington was decommissioned on 24 January 1985, was struck from the Naval Vessel Registry on...
|USS Roncador (SS/AGSS/IXSS-301), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the roncador, a fish, of the family Sciaenidae, found on the West Coast of North America.|
Roncador was decommissioned 1 June 1946 and through the 1950s remained in the inactive fleet. In February 1960 she was taken out of mothballs, placed in reserve, and assigned to Naval Res...
|The first USS Parche (SS-384/AGSS-384) was a United States Navy submarine. She bore the name (pronounced with two equal syllables: /ˌpɑrˈtʃeɪ/) of a butterfly fish, Chaetodon capistratus.|
After World War Two Parche continued her adventures and was assigned to Operation Crossroads as a target ship for the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll. Parche survived ...
|1. US Bank Tower|
2. Aon Tower
3. Two California Plaza
4. Gas Company Tower
5. ARCO Center
6. 777 Tower
7. Wells Fargo Tower
8. Figueroa at Wilshire
9. Bank of America Tower
10.Paul Hastings Tower
|USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626), a Lafayette-class ballistic missile submarine, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Senator Daniel Webster (1782–1852).|
Daniel Webster was decommissioned on 30 August 1990 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the same day. Ex-Daniel Webster was converted to a Moored Training Ship (S5W Prototype facility) by the Charlest...
|This tower is the 4th tallest telecommunication tower in the world (behind CN Tower (Toronto), Ostankino Tower (Russia) and Oriental Pearl Tower (Shanghai)).|
It has an observatory on the 276m/905f level and also a revolving restaurant.
|2 Vanguard class SSBN subs at Faslane. ||12/24/2007||687|
|USS Sam Rayburn (SSBN/MTS-635) was a James Madison-class ballistic missile submarine named for U.S. House Speaker Sam Rayburn (1882–1961).|
Sam Rayburn was decommissioned on 31 July 1989 and reclassified a moored training ship with hull classification symbol MTS-635. Stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on the following 28 August, she arrived at the Naval Nuclear Power School, ...
|The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is a 310 metre high lattice steel tower in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1962 and was the first TV tower in the Soviet Union. It is used for FM- and TV-broadcasting.|
The Saint Petersburg TV Tower features an observation platform at a height of 191 m. The tower is located at 3 Ulitsa Akademika Pavlova. The nearest metro station is Petrogra...