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USS Alabama Battleship

The last 2 times we passed through Alabama we stayed in Gulf Shores. I had wanted to visit the USS Alabama battleship but we didn’t make it either time. 458 weitere Wörter

Fun And Interesting Places

The Mk38 Gun Mount and Ballistics and Weapons Effectiveness Lessons from Pursuit of the Graf Spee, Part 1

This is the first of a 2 part post by Chuck Hill’s CG Blog.  Part 1 uses The Battle of the River Plate to help explain the difficulties of just stopping a large ship, never mind actually sinking one. 373 weitere Wörter

Military History

HMS Vanguard's dramatic final departure, 1960

HMS Vanguard was not only the biggest, fastest and last of the Royal Navy’s battleships but she also had the distinction of being the last battleship ever launched when she was commissioned on May 12th 1946. 162 weitere Wörter

Battleship

We went to tour the USS Alabama battleship in Mobile, AL.  The boys LOOOOOOVED it. After we left, which was way too soon for their liking, but Granny was developing a cold and it was quite windy and I was carrying the baby the whole time, going through the little passageways and up and down flights of stairs and was growing weary, SORRY boys!!!!, they had me read the statistics and tour information three times while they listened with rapt attention!!! 76 weitere Wörter

We Dive at Dawn (1943)

The submarine film is an interesting genre, and We Dive at Dawn is a good representative. Here you will find everything to be expected from a good submarine film. 378 weitere Wörter

Internet Archive

Brazilian Sao Paulo plans - Vickers 347

The essay by David Topliss is from Warship International, #3 1988 include the Sao Paulo dreadnought plans.

Navies

Summon Your Inner Competitiveness

Let’s be real… School can be very frustrating and sometimes you just want to feel a little aggressive. Now you can’t launch a ball at your professor, however you can at an opposing team in intramural dodgeball. 217 weitere Wörter

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