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History of USS F-4 SS-23 - History

History of USS F-4 SS-23 - History

F-4(SS-23: dp. 330, 1. 142& 39;7& 34;, b. 16& 39;6& 34;, dr. 12& 39;2& 34;s. 14 k.; cpl. 22; a. 4 18& 34; tt.; cl. F)SS-28, originally named Skate, was renamed F-4 on 17 November 1911, and launched 6 January 1912 by the Moran Bros., Co., Seattle, Wash., sponsored by Mrs. M. F. Backus, and commissioned 3 May 1913 Lieutenant (junior grade) K.

Glorious Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Queen Elizabeth's 1947 Wedding

Glorious Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Queen Elizabeth's 1947 Wedding

How much planning and work goes into a picture-perfect royal event? From creating a balanced guest list that won’t offend any allies to enlisting local law enforcement to control the crowds and hiring a battalion of designers and decorators, there is much to be organized.Queen Victoria’s wedding cake weighed hundreds of pounds and was three yards wide; a 25-foot train was created for Princess Diana’s wedding dress; and Prince William and Kate Middleton spent $1.

Benjamin Hooks

Benjamin Hooks

Biography of Benjamin Hooks

The course of the U.S.S. Brooklyn

The course of the U.S.S. Brooklyn

The course of the U.S.S. BrooklynThe course of the U.S.S. Brooklyn in the passage of the forts below New OrleansMap taken from Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: II: North to Antietam , p.

Medium Tank M4E1

Medium Tank M4E1

Medium Tank M4E1The Medium Tank M4E1 was an experimental version of the Sherman that used a diesel version of the Wright G200 Cyclone air-cooled radial engine.The original Wright Cyclone was a petrol powered engine, but the Caterpillar Tractor Company managed to modify the engine so it could also use diesel or even crude oil.

Sakonnet AOG-61 - History

Sakonnet AOG-61 - History

Sakonnet(AOG-61: dp. 2,700 (f.), 1. 220& 39;6& 34;, b. 37& 39;, dr. 13& 39;1& 34;; s. 10 k., cpl. 62, a. 1 3& 34;, 2 40mm., 3 20mm., el.Sequatchie; T. T1-M-A2)Sakonnet (AOG-61) was laid down under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 789) on 1 May 1943 by Todd Galveston Dry Docks, Inc., Galveston, Texaslaunched on 1 December 1943, sponsored by Miss Adele Geer; and commissioned on 20 November 1944, Lt.