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|Ship repair side by side in Dublin docks.||02/21/2006||390|
|A 1945 Navy aerial view of Charlestown|
In 1942, the site of the Atlantic Airport was reused by the Navy to construct Charlestown NAAS, a satellite airfield for Quonset Point NAS. Charlestown was used to train night fighter squadrons, and also was the home of the Navy Air Navigation Project, which developed & tested navigation aids & traffic control systems.
|Portsmouth Dockyard has been at the forefront of maritime technological developments since it was the site of the world's first dry dock in 1495.|
That was followed in the 1690s by the first stone wet and dry docks which can still be seen today, one being the home to HMS Victory and another to Mary Rose.
|Ore docks located in Two Harbors near Duluth, Minn. ( GE4 version )||02/09/2007||1,454|
|A ferry probably th eone from "Moby Lines" in the docks of Livorno for repairs. Left & right of the ferry, these ships are frighters.||08/02/2005||477|
|12 Bostons to Boulogne docks which were accurately bombed without loss to the Bostons.||02/11/2007||513|
|The planning of a U-boat bunker in Bergen started already in late 1940 by Organization Todt, who also made a special group called "Einzatzgruppe wiking". They were set to coordinate the building of the U-boat bunker, as well as other bunkers along the coast. The construction of bunker "Bruno" started one year later. The bunker had 7 pens, including 3 dry-docks and 3 "we...||10/20/2006||2,472|
|Bilbao's port is the biggest in Spain, with over 30km of docks. It's only Spain's 3rd in traffic, after Barcelona and Algeciras. Great enlargement projects have been developed in the last years, as you can see the large red and pink docks in the southern section didn't exist when the satellite images were taken!||09/12/2005||609|
|USS Kidd (DDG-100) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She is the third Navy ship named after Rear Admiral Isaac C. Kidd, who was on board Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and was the first American flag officer to die in World War II. |
Kidd was christened on 22 January 2005 at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Commander Richard...
|On 15 September 1944, Brisbane was a major U.S. Naval base. In a secret CinC, SWPA letter AG-461 dated 30 June 1944, it was reported that Brisbane provided an Operating Base for:-|
* Task Forces
* Submarines and Escort Craft
* Convoy assembly port
It provided Logistic support as:-
* Commander Services...
|A plane flying over docks in New Jersey. The plane looks really low.||03/22/2008||512|
|Aerial reconnaissance photograph, probably taken by the British Royal Air Force circa February-June 1942. The arrow in upper right center marks the position of the battleship Scharnhorst, which was then under repair at the Kiel navy yard for damage received during the February 1942 "Channel Dash".||10/18/2005||959|