Tags » Pacific Fleet

Rick Gerbrecht

A fully owned subsidiary of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH of Bremen, Germany, Atlas Elektronik Canada Ltd serves the Canadian market from its location near the Royal Canadian Navy’s pacific fleet. 128 more words


A bit of Naval History, 1760-1840

At the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, in a visit in 1993, I had been disappointed to only find four telescopes on display. One of these was shown in relation to items used by Admiral Nelson, and my notes from the time record it as approximately a 3 foot long oak cylindrical barrel, with one draw, in silver, inscribed “John Pasco, Flag Lt to Nelson” (or words to that effect). 1,450 more words

Naval Use

Russia Pacific Fleet Ships Practice Air Defense at Indra Navy-2015 Drills

A group of ships from the Russian Pacific Fleet carried out combat task duties while participating in the Russian-Indian drills Indra Navy-2015, a fleet statement announced Wednesday. 136 more words


John and Andrew, Philanthropists by Tom Sheehan

John Burns, teacher of English for more than half a century at Saugus High School, close to a dozen miles north of Boston, stood in the near silence of a splendid morning beside his home atop the high ledge, looking down on the pond he had helped save. 2,163 more words

All Stories

Aleksandr Nevskiy Arrives

Following a roughly 40-day inter-fleet transfer, proyekt 955 Borey-class SSBN Aleksandr Nevskiy arrived at Rybachiy at approximately 1700 hours local on September 30.  Families waiting for the submarine held a sign reading “Welcome to Your Native Shores!” 356 more words

Force Structure

Share Responsibility, Share Peace

If you have ever toured a U.S. Navy warship then you’ve been lucky enough to get an idea of the versatility, force and power these ships and their Sailors offer the country. 628 more words


Real life Steven Segal -Doris Miller, the ship’s cook who took on the Japanese with a .50 cal during Pearl Harbor

This is from War History OnLine. 

How many more stories like Doris (Dorrie) Miller are going untold or barely being told?

R. I. P.  Mess Attendant First Class  Doris (Dorrie) Miller, 1,751 more words