I took this recently sailing past Norfolk. USS Wisconsin was decommissioned in September 1991 after a total of 14 years of active service in the fleet, and having earned a total of six battle stars for service in World War II and Korea, as well as a Navy Unit Commendation for service during the Janu
The Polish combined cargo/factory vessel Fryderyk Chopin departing Gdynia for its first voyage.
The Fryderyk Chopin (8062 grt/4295 nrt) was launched in 1929 by the Bremer Vulcan A.G. at Vegesack and commissioned in 1930 for Cie. Générale Transatlantique, Le Havre as the combined cargo-passenger shi
Train Ferry on Lake Michigan. From the web site: http://tlc_ferry.tripod.com/fleet/Saginaw.html
"The City of Saginaw 31 began a new chapter in the Ludington carferry fleet. The first ship not to be named after the company, the Saginaw was built in 1929 by Manitowoc Shipbuilding. The $1,250,0
USS Buck (DD-761), USS Wisconsin (BB-64) and USS Saint Paul (CA-73) Steaming in close formation during operations off the Korean coast.
Date Photo is dated 22 February 1952.
Author Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Public Doamin Photo
USS Wisconsin (BB-64) underway with other warships in the western Pacific Ocean, circa December 1944 - August 1945. Note Essex Class aircraft carrier in background. Official United States Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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