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July 31, 2009
The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), right, is underway with the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), bottom, and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45).

The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), right, is underway with the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), bottom, and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45).

US Navy

 

A Petition to Name the Next United States Navy Nuclear-powered Aircraft Carrier the USS ENTERPRISE.

U.S. Navy vows to sail steadier on shipbuilding.

Government agencies thwart drug smuggling submarines.

LCS=Little Crappy Ship?

Lockheed Martin unveils F-35C for Navy.

Navy kills mini-sub effort, calls repair cost too high.

CNO says Navy needs a carrier at Mayport, Florida.

Some Problems for U.S. Navy’s LCS 2 On Trials.

U.S. Navy launches plans for electric armada.

Avoiding the World’s Largest Helicopter Carrier.

 

Warships of the World

 

Type 23 Frigates Get Enhanced Sea Wolf Missile.

Uncertain Future for HMS Endurance.

HMS not quite so Invincible.

UK Royal Navy Commissions Type 45 Destroyer HMS Daring.

Old Gorshkov to cost 60 percent more than new carrier.

India Launches Nuclear Submarine.

India joins league of serious maritime powers.

India’s Nuclear Submarine Raises Tensions.

Pakistan: India submarine ‘threatens peace’.

Pakistan accepts Chinese P-22 Frigates.

Canada to spend $40 billion on new ships.

Russian Navy shells Vladivostok.

Who’s afraid of the big, bad Chinese aircraft carrier?

First Corvette for the Royal Navy of Oman is Launched.

 

Tackling Pirates

 

Homecoming for a pirate brig.

Petraeus honors Bainbridge crew for rescue.

US Navy warns of increased pirate activity.

Turkish navy commandos capture pirates off Somalia.

 

From the Navy Vaults

 

108 year-old sailor is now Britain’s last surviving World War I veteran. (Sydney Morning Herald)

WW2 Royal Navy Destroyers. (You Tube)

Admiral Porter’s Ironclad Hoax During the American Civil War. (History Net)

William Bligh. (History Net)

Battleship Note Projects American Naval Strength. (Numismaster)

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