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|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. |
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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||703|
|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 ...
|Hoover Field was the first airport for Washington, D.C. which opened in 1926. It was located in Arlington, Virginia, near the intersection of the 14th Street Bridge and the George Washington Parkway where the Pentagon now stands. In 1930 Hoover Field was sold and then merged with the nearby Washington Airport to form Washington-Hoover Airport. Washington Hoover Airport closed in 1941 when Washi...||05/04/2007||1,015|
|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.|
|An undated Navy aerial photo showing Chambers Field at the top left, the new East Field at the bottom center, and the seaplane base at the top right.||05/04/2007||796|
|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...
|On March 22, (2011) US carrier George Washington has left the naval facility at Yokosuka in south of Tokyo, where it was undergoing repairs, amid concerns over radiation from the damaged nuclear power plant. USS George Washington will remain in the local waters of Japan as part of US's comprehensive support and commitment to Japan.|
|The Washington Memorial, is one of the tallest buildings in DC (District of Columbia). It was made to the memorial of George Washington.||05/24/2007||2,016|
|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...
|United States Naval Ship USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO-187) is the lead ship of her class of fleet replenishment oilers of the United States Navy. She is named for Henry J. Kaiser (1882-1967), an American industrialist and shipbuilder. |
Henry J. Kaiser was laid down by Avondale Shipyard, Inc., in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 22 August 1984 and launched on 5 October 1985. She was the l...