Thursday, January 18, 2018
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NASSCO Launches One Unsexy Ship

On Saturday General Dynamics NASSCO christened the Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, a most unsexy but important US Navy

January 18, 2018
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Friday, October 28, 2016
USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Flyover

8 Interesting Facts About DDG1000 – US Navy’s Ship From The Future

By Katie Lange – The US Navy’s newest technologically advanced destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is the talk of the town throughout the Defense

October 28, 2016
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
South Korean Amphibious Landing Ship

SPOTD: Amphibious Battle Tank Transport Ship Sungoonbang

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day shows the Korean Amphibious Ship (LST) Sungoonbang unloading a Republic of Korea Type 88 K1 Main Battle Tank during a 2004

December 2, 2015
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Over 40 Naval Ships Join for Rare Photo Op

A rare occurrence recently in the Pacific Ocean as more than 40 international naval ships joined together for a single photo shoot.

July 30, 2014
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Monday, October 15, 2012

The World’s Aircraft Carriers – VISUALIZED

Since the commissioning of China’s first aircraft carrier, gCaptain’s inbox has been flooded with questions about what it means for the U.S.,

October 15, 2012
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Sunday, July 29, 2012
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Global Navies Assemble for RIMPAC [IMAGES]

Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are currently participating in the biennial Rim of the

July 29, 2012
Total Views: 251

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Ship Photo of The Day – USS Harry S. Truman Going Tokyo Drift

Today’s ship photo has pretty much virally blown up since we posted it to the gCaptain Facebook page yesterday. Since then, the photo has had 400

July 11, 2012
Total Views: 129

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Ship Photos of The Day – Navy Ships and The Golden Gate Bridge at 75

San Francisco this weekend celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.  One of the best things about being in San Francisco looking out at

May 30, 2012
Total Views: 354

Friday, March 30, 2012

Ships Mix With Politics in Navy Plan

By Nathan Hodge, WSJ Washington Wire Blog The Navy’s long-term shipbuilding plan is usually an item that’s only of interest to budget wonks. But in

March 30, 2012
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Monday, October 31, 2011

A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

Some of you may remember a cartoon which appeared during World War I, a drawing showing an inquisitive stranger talking with the gateman at a railway crossing.

October 31, 2011
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Monday, October 18, 2010

Possible Changes at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding

In a press release last week, the Northrop Grumman announced they had filed paperwork with the SEC for a possible spinoff of their shipbuilding division.

October 18, 2010
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Friday, April 10, 2009

A look at the USS Boxer (LHD-4)

According to reports, the US Navy is moving a huge amphibious ship closer to the scene of the pirate hostage standoff off Somalia.  Here is a look at one

April 10, 2009
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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

First Littoral Combat Ship to be Commisioned – Freedom (LCS-1)

This coming Saturday the U.S. Navy will be commissioning its first Littoral Combat Ship, USS Freedom (LCS-1), in a ceremony at Veterans Park in Milwaukee,

November 5, 2008
Total Views: 110

Thursday, October 9, 2008

San Francisco Fleet Week 2008

Reminder to those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area, starting today is San Francisco’s 2008 Fleet Week.  Officially beginning in 1981, it is an

October 9, 2008
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Mobile Offshore Base: Theory or Reality

A Mobile Offshore Base (MOB), in theory, is a number of independently propelled semisubmersible modules that can be easily deployed to areas in need of

October 9, 2008
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Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Mega Moves – The USS Intrepid Returns Home If you are in New York tomorrow (October 2nd) be sure to head down to Pier 86 to watch her return home. Thanks

October 1, 2008
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Thursday, September 25, 2008
Maritime Security

Pirates Choose Wrong Ship to Mess With

In reaction to what appeared to be an attempted hijacking, a security team aboard United States Naval Vessel John Lenthall was forced to fire warning shots at

September 25, 2008
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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

SEABEE Heavy Lift Barge Carrier – Interesting Ship of The Week

The Sea Barge (SEABEE) can carry the aircraft of Army units without extensive sectionalization. The 200- by 100-foot (61- by 30.5-m) deck area between the

August 27, 2008
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