Neatorama Posts Tagged "navies"
The Submarine That Sank a Train: The Extraordinary Raid of the USS Barb...

The USS Barb was a Gato-class submarine operated by the United States in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Under the leadership of Commander Eugene B. Fluckey, who would be awarded a Medal of Honor and 4 Navy Crosse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/12/The-Submarine-That-Sank-a-Train-The-Extraordinary-Raid-of-the-USS-Barb/
The Warships of Uzbekistan--A Doubly Landlocked Nation...

While doing research for my post about Russia's na...  ...kable. Although a few landlocked nations maintain navies , Uzbekistan is not only landlocked, but doubly la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/The-Warships-of-Uzbekistan-A-Doubly-Landlocked-Nation/
The Aral Sea Flotilla--The Warships of a Lost Sea...

(Image: NASA)The Aral Sea is--or was--a large body of water in Central Asia. It is divided between the nations of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. While the Soviet Union existed, the Aral Sea was entirely within its borders.Tw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/02/The-Aral-Sea-Flotilla-The-Warships-of-a-Lost-Sea/
America's Oldest Intact Warship, The Land Tortoise, Is 256 Years Old...

(Photo: Dr. Russ Bellico/Bateaux Below)That headline requires a bit of unpacking. If you do some math, you'll find that that number gives us an origin of 1758, which is 18 years before the United States came into existen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/02/Americas-Oldest-Intact-Warship-The-Land-Tortoise-Is-256-Years-Old/
In 1815, The US Tried to Build the Largest Warship in the World on Lake Ontario...

USS New OrleansWe are now in the midst of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. I find this war fascinating and my interest has led me to write numerous posts on the subject for Neatorama. For example, last Sunday, I pub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/26/In-1815-The-US-Tried-to-Build-the-Largest-Warship-in-the-World-on-Lake-Ontario/
1866: Britain Builds the First Jet-Powered Warship...

(HMS Waterwitch via David S. Yetman)During the 1860s, the Royal Navy experimented with new types of warships to replace the aging generation of screw-propelled steamships. Among them was the 1,160-ton HMS Waterwitch. Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/26/1866-Britain-Builds-the-First-Jet-Powered-Warship/
This Circular Ship Was the Weirdest Warship Ever Built...

After its defeat in the Crimean War (1853-1856), t...  ...th modern warships that it hoped could defeat the navies of France and Britain should they ever cross agai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/22/This-Circular-Ship-Was-the-Weirdest-Warship-Ever-Built/
This Warship Served 6 Different Nations...

(Photo: US Navy)It’s not unusual for warships to change hands. When belligerent powers lose wars, they sometimes forfeit warships as prizes. And victorious powers may sell off their ships when they are no longer ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/19/This-Warship-Served-6-Different-Nations/
Armor Piercing Cannonball from a 16th Century Warship...

(Photo: Bob Cywinski/University of Huddersfield)The Mary Rose was a large warship in the navy of Henry VIII, King of England. She was built from 1509-1510. She was an engineering marvel and may have been the first warshi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/04/Armor-Piercing-Cannonball-from-a-16th-Century-Warship/
1775: America Builds Its First Submarine...

(Image: NOAA)Even before there was a United States, the American people were innovators in military technology. David Bushnell, a Connecticut supporter of the rebellion against British rule, designed and built the roughl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/07/1775-America-Builds-Its-First-Submarine/




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