In the California coast, the use of ships and the Pacific Ocean has historically included water craft such as dugouts, canoes, sailing ships, and steamships , fisheries, shipbuilding, Gold Rush shipping, ports, shipwrecks, naval ships and installations, and lighthouses.
Ho Chi Minh and the OSS Live from Washington, It’s Lottery Night 1969! Interview Jan C. Scruggs, president of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Found: Lost Dog Tags in Vietnam Genuine or Fake? Coca Cola Kid Startles Sleeping Marines Interview Walt
Eyewitness to Tragedy: Death of USS Princeton A tremendous explosion in Leyte Gulf on October 24, 1944, broke the American light carrier in two and devastated the light cruiser USS Birmingham. By Harry Popham The 600 foot light carrier USS Princeton
Barnes Noble Discover Great New Writers Even the most thoroughly landlocked reader will feel drenched in sweat! encountering Kurson's heart pounding debut. For in Shadow Divers, Kurson descends to the depths of the ocean to tell the story of two
Above: An early Nasty class PTF with two 40 mm guns. The 40 mm gun mounted on the bow was removed at Subic Bay and replaced with an 81mm mortar/.50 cal BMG prior to deployment to Vietnam. Official US Navy photograph, location and date unknown, likely
UPDATED 25 December 2009 Battleship Interdiction of Rogue Nation States and Sub National Terrorists: hard armored mobility and deep, precision strike at sea needed By the Naval Fire Support Battleship Working Group of the 1 st Tactical Studies Group