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wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries the battleship was the most powerful type of warship, and a fleet of battleships was vital for any nation that desired to maintain command of the sea.

Gun from battleship Maine restored at Charleston-based Hunley lab

Charleston Post Courier - 18 Jun 2018
In 1898, an infamous explosion in Havana Harbor blew up the Navy's battleship Maine, killing 260 crew members and sparking the Spanish-American War. On Monday, a 16-ton gun from the Maine's midships rode up Interstate 95 on a transport trailer, ...

The Battleship Texas played a big, booming part at D-Day

Chron.com - 06 Jun 2018
This week marks 74 years since the events of D-Day, June 6, 1944, off the beaches of Normandy, France. Battleship Texas played a big role in the events at D-Day and in the operations that came after. As one of the most heavily armored ships of its time ...

Get a real taste of South Jersey aboard the Battleship

Cherry Hill Courier Post - 29 May 2018
Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door, with discounts for active military members, reservists and veterans ($25). Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase chances to shoot the Battleship's 5-inch port-side gun, with proceeds benefiting ...

A Requiem for 'Kamikaze' Battleship Yamato on Midway Anniversary

Military.com - 05 Jun 2018
Adm. Raymond Spruance's signal to Vice Adm. Marc Mitscher has gone down in Navy lore: "You take them." The super-battleship Yamato, the mightiest ever built, with 18.1-inch guns and nine escorts -- the cruiser Yahagi and eight destroyers -- had been ...

Paper Tiger: Why a Battlecruiser Is No Battleship

The National Interest Online (blog) - 06 Jun 2018
The concept seemed logical enough. Battleships were heavily gunned and heavily armored, but too slow to hunt down smaller, faster warships such as cruisers. On the other hands, cruisers lacked the firepower and protection of the battlewagons. So why ...


Arkansas Online - 20 May 2018
Her nickname was "Showboat," but her christened name was USS North Carolina, the most decorated American battleship of World War II. Don and Sarah Clark of Sheridan made two calls for Grant Westmoreland with teak decking from the battleship USS ...

From the Archives: The battleship Missouri returns to Long Beach

Los Angeles Times - 25 May 2018
June 22, 1998: The battleship Missouri, "Mighty Mo," ties up to its new pier at Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After a journey across the Pacific Ocean, the Mighty Mo joins the Arizona Memorial as symbols of the beginning and the end of World War II.

100-year-old veteran honored on Battleship New Jersey

6abc.com - 14 Jun 2018
Thursday was a very special day for one local veteran aboard the Battleship New Jersey. 100-year-old Albert Gannotta of Bridesburg was presented with a citation for meritorious service by the American Legion. Gannotta was honored for his 63 years as an ...

Cristoff Shay promoted to lead Battleship memorial museum

Fall River Herald News - 25 May 2018
“Our main mission is to make sure these men and these ships are never forgotten. We're going to be a lasting voice for these sailors and their families.” – Cristoff Shay, executive vice president. FALL RIVER – After 4½ years working at Battleship Cove ...

Congress can help Battleship Texas stay afloat [Opinion]

Houston Chronicle - 26 May 2018
The state of Texas is on the verge of doing what the Germans and the Japanese could not: Sink the Battleship Texas. She survived extensive tours in World War I and World War II, but Mother Nature has proved to be a much more worthy opponent. As has the ...

Big Macs for the Battleship: Grub out for a good cause!

WWAY NewsChannel 3 - 21 May 2018
Denny Anderson, Owner/Operator of McDonald's, states, “We are proud to continue to help support the Battleship in its endeavors to maintain the historical integrity of the ship. By partnering with the North Carolina, McDonald's is helping restore the ...

Come Aboard the Bismarck: Nazi Germany's Deadly Battleship

The National Interest Online (blog) - 23 May 2018
In May 1941, Admiral Sir John C. Tovey, commander of the British Home Fleet at Scapa Flow in Scotland's Orkney Islands, was ordered to attack the German battleship Bismarck and heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen that had just been spotted in the Denmark Strait.

Battleship USS New Jersey celebrates 75 years

Burlington County Times - 24 May 2018
Guests from throughout the state and beyond made there way to the banks of the Delaware River for the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of the country's most decorated battleship. CAMDEN — Veterans, dignitaries and even some former crew ...

Retail rush ramps up as landlords bolster 'battleship' assets

Daily Telegraph - 15 Jun 2018
“It's a rationalisation of their portfolios into bigger, more defensive battleship assets that continually need significant capital injection into them.” Meanwhile, the retail property sales rush is driving activity and creating opportunities for value ...

Joey Chestnut vs. jumbo shrimp aboard the Battleship Iowa

The Mercury News - 29 May 2018
SAN PEDRO — Consuming seven pounds of lightly seasoned and “absolutely enormous” jumbo shrimp earned competitive eater Joey Chestnut first place at Monday's first-ever Shrimp Battle on the stern of the Battleship Iowa, part of a busy array of Memorial ...

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