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|USS Parche (SSN-683), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the parche (pronounced with two equal syllables: /ˌpɑrˈtʃeɪ/), a small, coral reef butterfly fish.|
The sail of the Parche was moved in summer 2006 next to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in preparation for a maritime park in downtown Bremerton.
|USS Sturgeon (SSN-637), the lead ship of her class of nuclear attack submarine, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the sturgeon.|
Sturgeon was decommissioned on 1 August 1994 and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 1 August 1994. Ex-Sturgeon entered the Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program in Bremerton, Washington, and on 11 Decembe...
|USS Hawkbill (SSN-666), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the hawksbill, a large sea turtle. (The name perpetuated the inadvertent misspelling in the naming of Hawkbill (SS-366).)|
Hawkbill was the last of the short-hull Sturgeons to be decommissioned. She entered the Navy's Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Progra...
|USS Lapon (SSN-661), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the lapon, a scorpionfish of the Pacific coast of North America.|
Deactivated while still in commission on 1 October 1991, Lapon was decommissioned on 25 June 1992 at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the ...
|(Portuguese: Torre Vasco da Gama) is a 145 m/476 ft-high lattice tower in Lisbon, Portugal, built over the Tagus river. |
It is named after Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who was the first European to arrive in India by sail, in 1498.
The architects of the tower were Leonor Janeiro, Nick Jacobs and SOM (Skidmore, Owings and Merrill).
The steel structure, represe...
|Romanian Navy Sail Training Ship.
|Some locks in Germany and France where ships are let into the lock, doors close and water is let out. In those here the ships sail into the lock and the lock hubs up the canal.||03/27/2006||377|
|This is the new high speed ferry that sail from Havneby on the danish island Romo to List on Sylt.|
It has a speed of 16 knots and took over sailing in 2005.
|There is a dhow under sail near Zanzibar||07/16/2008||423|
|Falls of Clyde is the only surviving iron-hulled, four-masted full rigged ship, and the only surviving sail-driven oil tanker, in the world. She is presently a museum ship in Honolulu, Hawaii. ||04/12/2007||457|
|Bork Viking Harbour is an outdoor museum showing daily life in the viking aera. People walk around doing everyday life and sail in viking ships.|
Link vith infos and photos in danish:
|USS Halfbeak (SS-352), a Balao-class submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the halfbeak, a garlike fish with a beak formed by an extension of the lower jaw, found in warmer seas.|
Halfbeak was awarded the Battle Efficiency "E" for 1966 and 1967 and held the "E" for Submarine Division 102 for 1968. Halfbeak was decommissioned and simultaneously struck from the N...