Navy


Thursday, September 9, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

Maritime Blogger Recaptures ship taken by pirates

Image Credit: USNI Blog Remember when the team of U.S. Marines stormed the tanker full of pirates and took back the ship?  You should, because as we reported

September 9, 2010
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

Piracy charges dropped for men accused of attacking U.S. Navy ship

Six Somali men suspected of attacking the USS Ashland in April were dismissed on charges of piracy in a US federal court in Virginia today.  While the men

August 18, 2010
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Monday, August 16, 2010
Navy

Interesting Ship of the Week – The USS Independence (LCS 2)

The design for Independence (LCS 2) is based on a high-speed trimaran that can make more than 40 knots (74 km/h; 46 mph) and has a range of

August 16, 2010
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Thursday, April 1, 2010
Incidents

Pirates Fire at U.S. Navy ship, U.S. Navy fires back

Photo by rickydiver78 via Flickr We’ve seen pirates accidentally attack the wrong ship before, but this seem’s just plain stupid.  A statement

April 1, 2010
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Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sailing home from Haiti

By Steve Sternberg, USA TODAY The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort pulled up anchor Tuesday in Port-au-Prince and began the long trip home to Baltimore, ending

March 10, 2010
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Navy

High-speed catamarans may be based in Hawaii

This is a computer rendering of the joint high-speed vessel built by Austal, builder of the two Hawaii Superferry ships. Photo via: Austal Ships/Honolulu

February 16, 2010
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Sunday, January 31, 2010
Navy

TAVTS – Ship To Ship Vehicle Transport

This image comes via Information Dissemination and shows TAVTS in action. What is TAVTS? The US Navy’s Team Ships program tells us: The Test Article

January 31, 2010
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Saturday, January 30, 2010
Navy

A Special Message From The US NAVY (bloggers)

While they can’t claim to follow the wakes of the world’s largest ships, our friends  from the navy blogosphere still have a few interesting

January 30, 2010
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Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Incidents

Maritime Support Of Haiti – The Ships

The following diagram shows all known US and Canadian maritime assets currently deployed on earthquake support missions in Haiti. Click HERE to download the

January 20, 2010
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Thursday, October 22, 2009
Navy

US Navy test article from Cargotec demonstrates vehicle transfer at sea

A test article ship-to-ship vehicle transfer system from Cargotec is on its way to the US Navy; the test article uses MacGregor-based technology and can

October 22, 2009
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Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Navy

Video – Coast Guard Medevac off U.S. Navy submarine

ASTORIA, Ore. The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember from a U.S. Navy submarine off the coast of Wash., Tuesday. The Navy contacted the Coast Guard

October 21, 2009
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Friday, October 16, 2009
Navy

Interesting Ship – USS New York

Earlier this week the USS New York, the the fifth ship in the LPD 17 San Antonio class of amphibious transport dock ships, took off on it’s maiden voyage

October 16, 2009
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Blog

USS Port Royal Grounding – Incident Updates, Links and Photos!

After seven months in dry dock and $40 million in repairs, the cruiser USS Port Royal is back in the water in Pearl Harbor following the embarrassing February

September 29, 2009
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Thursday, August 27, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Somali Pirates Fire on Navy Helicopter – Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tY7Q5-S3vI4 Somali pirates aboard a hijacked ship fired at a U.S. Navy helicopter yesterday, Navy officials said. According to

August 27, 2009
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Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Navy

USS Fort Worth’s (LSC 3) Keel Laid

Saturday, a Lockheed Martin led team held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the USS Fort Worth, marking the start of construction

July 14, 2009
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Friday, July 10, 2009
Navy

Milestones In Ship Construction

Photo by nasebaer Chief Journalist David Nagle of US Naval Sea Systems Command brings us Milestones in Ship Construction: “So the ship’s been

July 10, 2009
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Friday, June 5, 2009
Interesting

LEGO Battleship Yamato – The Toy Megaship

We have covered many maritime LEGO creations in the past, including a rather impressive Aircraft Carrier, and have even been told of a mystical all LEGO port

June 5, 2009
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Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Navy

USNS Vandenberg – The Sinking Of A Cold War Relic

Earlier today the ship USNS Hoyt S. Vandenberg, was sunk about 7 miles off the coast of Key West making it the world’s second-largest intentionally sunk

May 27, 2009
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Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Another US vessel attacked, other vessels hijacked – Are the pirates winning?

Yesterday’s attack on the U.S. flagged Liberty Sun was strikingly reminiscent of last weeks attempted hijacking of the Maersk Alabama, which we all know

April 15, 2009
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Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Blog

Photos of the Week – Maersk Alabama and Lifeboat Photos

Here is a collection of photos taken from this past week’s Maersk Alabama piracy incident.  The images and descriptions are provided the U.S. Navy. 

April 14, 2009
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