updated Sat. January 20, 2024
Times of India
March 27, 2018
CHENNAI: Four US Navy ships sailed in formation with an Indian Navy frigate and conducted joint exercise and crew exchange in the Indian Ocean on March ... Warfare commanders from the US Navy ships and the Indian Navy ship practised working together and strengthened their crews' ship handling.
March 21, 2018
The US Navy sailors have commenced Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18), following their departure from Guam on-board the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6). This year's exercise is the 13th iteration of Pacific Partnership, which is the largest annual multilateralÃâÃÂ ...
March 21, 2018
In fact, if you were to take a look at perhaps the greatest U.S. Navy ship of World War II, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV 6), you may notice a striking similarity. Looking at USS Essex (LHD 2) from behind, her resemblance to World War II aircraft carriers is undeniable. US Navy. Today, USS AmericaÃâÃÂ ...
The Pappas Post
March 19, 2018
The USNS Carson City, a Spearhead class fast transport ship, arrived in the port of the Greek island of Syros on March 16 for a scheduled port visit. According to the ship's press release, the visit was to “to enhance U.S.-Greece relations as the two nations work together for a stable and secure EuropeanÃâÃÂ ...
News 12 Long Island
March 12, 2018
An Irish immigrant from Long Island who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam is being honored today in New York City. The United States Navy has named one of its ships the USS Gallagher. The ship is being named after Marine Corporal Patrick “Bob” Gallagher, who settled on Long Island in 1962.
The National Interest Online (blog)
March 11, 2018
The Lexington was the fifth U.S. Navy ship to be named after the opening battle of the American Revolution. It and its sister ship the Saratoga were originally designed to serve as battlecruisers, a type of battleship that sacrificed armor in favor of speed. However, construction was delayed during World War I,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
"How important is the commissioning of a U.S. Navy ship?" asked Breen. "The commissioning of a U.S. Navy ship is arguably the most important day in a ship's life," Thorp said. "it's the beginning of the ship. Before commissioning, it's a hunk of metal, and 100 sailors. After commissioning, it's a fighting U.S.ÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
March 8, 2018
The collision of a U.S. Navy warship with an oil tanker last year was caused when the warship made "a sudden turn" that put it in the path of the tanker, according to a report issued Thursday by the Singapore government. Ten sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain were killedÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
The Port of Montreal is trying to deal with noise complaints from local condo dwellers frustrated with the hum of generators powering a U.S. warship unexpectedly stuck there since December because of ice. Some of those living near the spot where the USS Little Rock is docked say they are having a hardÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Kamikaze pilots struck fear in the hearts of allied troops as they conducted their nose-dives right into US ships during World War II's Pacific fight. Reportedly, the first kamikaze operation of the war occurred during the Battle of the Leyte Gulf in the Philippines. After a mission had been planned, the pilots ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 25, 2018
US President Donald Trump has announced the Austal-built Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) will bear the name USS Canberra. The announcement was made by President Trump during Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's visit to the United States. Speaking at a press conference over theÃâÃÂ ...
February 23, 2018
We can only guess what the crew members of U.S. Navy USS Little Rock have been doing with their down time for the past few months. Their ship, trapped by ice in the St. Lawrence River, has been moored near the Old Port since Christmas Eve. The members of the LCS 109 Warhawgs have been usingÃâÃÂ ...
WLTZ 38 NBC
February 16, 2018
U.S. Navy 1st Class Petty Officer and Columbus, Georgia, native Dyamonde Metz serves aboard the USS Anchorage. As the quartermaster aboard the amphibious transport dock in San Diego, California, Metz is responsible for the safe navigation of the ship. Metz is driven to excel in is duties by his family'sÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
The future USS Nantucket (LCS 27), a Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, will be the third commissioned U.S. Navy ship to honor the maritime history of Nantucket. Nantucket will be built by Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. The Navy describes the Littoral Combat Ship as "a modular,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
A U.S. Navy destroyer today sailed within 12 miles of a disputed artificial island claimed by China in the South China Sea, according to a U.S. defense official. The USS Mustin's passage past Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands is the latest Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) conducted by the U.S.ÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
F-35B Stealth Fighter Deploys For 1st Time Aboard U.S. Navy Ship in Indo-Pacific. A detachment of F-35Bs arrived aboard a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship cruising in the Indo-Pacific region this week. By Franz-Stefan Gady for The Diplomat. March 06, 2018. A detachment of F-35Bs, the U.S. Marine Corps' short take-offÃâÃÂ ...