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Hawaii: Pearl Harbour 2 - The USS Arizona

Now, the USS Arizona was the number 1 item on my list of things to see on Oahu. The Arizona was a battleship moored in Pearl Harbour the day of the Japanese attack, but it was made famous when a armour-piercing bomb hit the bow and ignited the ammunitions battery below, causing what might have been the biggest, single explosion during the attack, killling over one thousand men instantly. 627 more words

USA

Last Commissioned Warship Old Ironsides

American Greatest Ship USS Constitution

April 7, 2015

The U.S.S. Constitution, a three-mast frigate, is the world’s oldest commissioned warship. Built primarily with dense southern live oak, its hull was 21 inches thick in an era when 18 inches was common. 116 more words

Famous Ships

Is there life on other planets?

I cannot count how many movies I’ve watched with aliens trying to take over the world #Men In Black,Independence day. The idea of little green men on mars have been running around in our heads for the longest time as man asks himself the question: Am I really alone in the universe? 178 more words

Think Tank

Web Catch: WWII veteran inspires 10-year-old history buffs

It all started with Battleship.

Carter and Jack Hanson began playing the classic strategy game a few years ago. Inspired by the game, the 10-year-old twins from North Carolina have since become quite the history buffs – especially when it comes to naval warfare. 113 more words

News

Whatever Floats Your Boat

One of the greatest tourist attractions in Norfolk, Virginia is the Nauticus Museum focused on shedding life on the history of all things nautical in the Virginia area.  697 more words

Travel

WoWs: American Battleships!

Yup, here’s the preliminary lineup from an extremely reliable source! 50 more words

American

War graves or diving commodities? The finding of the Battleship Musashi

The recent though as yet, unconfirmed reports of the discovery of the Yamato-class super battleship Musashi is raising to the fore the sticky issue of the protection of warship wrecks. 2,053 more words

Naval