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|She was built in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A. by the General Dynamics Corporation for the Lykes Brothers Steamship Company Inc. and she entered service as Almeria Lykes. She sailed for Lykes right through the 1970s and early 1980s before her first sale transpired. In 1986 Almeria Lykes along with her sisterships Doctor Lykes (72) and Tillie Lykes (73) were sold to the U.S. Department of Transp...||08/20/2007||744|
|USNS John Glenn (T-MLP-2) under constuction.|
USNS John Glenn (T-MLP-2) is a United States Navy ship to be named in honor of John Glenn, a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II and the Korean War, astronaut, and United States senator.
|USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM-25) is a future Missile Range Instrumentation Ship under construction by VT Halter Marine Inc. of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The keel was laid during a ceremony on August 13, 2008.|
The ship is slated to replace the USNS Observation Island (T-AGM-23) once it becomes operational, and is being fitted with a Cobra Judy Replacement radar system. It is due ...
|USNS Montford Point (T-MLP-1), the lead ship of her class of Mobile Landing Platforms (MLP), is a ship named in honor of African American Marine Corps recruits who trained at Montford Point Camp, North Carolina, from 1942 to 1949.|
|Navy medic ship at the San Diego Yard
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The third USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) is a hospital ship in the United States Navy. She was named for the virtue of compassion. In accordance to the Geneva Conventions, USNS Mercy and her crew do not carry any armament. Firing on the Mercy is considered a war crime.
Mercy was built as an oil tanker, SS Wor...
|The Karlskirche was commissioned by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in 1715. The church is named after St. Charles Borromeo and was built by the Austrian court architect, Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. Construction began in 1715, and finished in 1737.||09/19/2005||377|
|Fort Charles is an old British fort on the island of St. Kitts. It's capture by the French was the reason for the construction of the more famous Brimstone Hill Fortress, which overlooks it. |
The fort today is not in good shape. It was abandoned by the British in 1854, and used from 1890 to 1996 as a Leper colony. Since then, it has been completely abandoned and is overgrown with...
|The Stanton Drew stone circles are just outside the village of Stanton Drew, Somerset. The largest is the Great Circle, a henge monument consisting of the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). The stone circle is 113 m in diameter and probably consisted of 30 stones, of which 27 survive today. The North East Circle is 30 m in diameter and probably consisted of 10 or more stone...||11/05/2009||371|
|Charles de Gaulle International Airport (French: Aéroport de Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), also known as Roissy Airport (or just Roissy in French), serving Paris, is one of Europe's principal aviation centers, as well as France's main international airport. It is named after Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), a French general and former president.|
In 2003, Charles de Gaulle Airport rank...
|USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, and the second Mercy Class Hospital Ship to join the navy fleet. In accordance to the Geneva Conventions, USNS Comfort and her crew do not carry any ordnance and firing on the Comfort is considered a war crime. |
Like her sister ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19), Comfort was built as an oil tanker in 197...
|USNS Charlton is the fifth member of the Watson Class of Vehicle Cargo Ships presently in service with the US Military Sealift Command, laid down in January 1999 and activated for service in May 2000. |
Assigned to Military Sealift Command Afloat Prepositioning Ship Squadron Four, the Charlton rotates in and out of prepositioning at Diego Garcia Atoll in the Indian Ocean. While on...
|USNS Mount Baker (T-AE-34) is the seventh of eight Kilauea-class ammunition ships, currently in service with the Military Sealift Command. It is the second US Navy ship to bear the name, and is named for Mount Baker, a volcano in the Cascade Range of Washington. Ammunition ships operated by Military Sealift Command provide logistic support to US Navy ships at sea. |
Mount Baker wa...
|Overlay of St Charles, MO. Pitzman's 1868 map of St Louis County showing roads and property ownership.||12/16/2006||412|