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U.S. Navy Towing Manual By Naval Sea Systems Command
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Modern Navy towing, as we perceive it today, began at the beginning of World War II. Prior to WWII, the Navy owned few salvage ships of its own and depended heavily on contracted assets to perform... More > the duties of towing and salvage. Merritt-Chapman and Scott was one of the premier towing and salvage contractors of the day and maintained an inventory of assets. They held a contract with the Navy to perform ship salvage on an asneeded, no cure-no pay basis. As the US watched the war in Europe develop, the need for specialized vessels and a dedicated service became apparent. The Royal Navy of Great Britain was forced into performing these tasks as German U-boats inflicted damage throughout the military and commercial fleet. Performing towing and salvage services on damaged vessels was most often a faster and cheaper way of putting the necessary tonnage back into service.< Less
U.S. Navy Underwater Cutting & Welding Manual By Department of the Navy
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Ship Salvage, Harbor Clearance and Wreck Removal oftentimes require extensive underwater cutting and welding. The lack of recent fleet experience in these areas dictates the need for a manual that... More > incorporates state of the art equipment and tried and proven underwater cutting and welding techniques. The knowledge contained in this manual is a collection of fleet and commercial experience. It has been reviewed by technical experts with extensive salvage and underwater cutting and welding experience. This revision of the Underwater Cutting and Welding Manual has been prepared to provide the most current information on equipment and procedures available. All of the equipment covered may not be found on the Diving Equipment Authorized for Navy Use (ANU) list (NAVSEAINST 10560.2), but is included in this manual as an aid to the salvor who finds himself in a “must get the job done” situation. Further guidance can be found in Appendix E.< Less
Volume I: U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard Aircraft Lost During World War II - Listed by Ship Attached By Douglas E. Campbell
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During World War II, the U.S. military lost some 35,000 aircraft to enemy action, training incidents, typhoons, aircraft carrier deck mishaps, mechanical failures or just normal wear-and-tear where... More > aircraft were scrapped and used for parts to keep others flying. To date, the 15,069 aircraft represented in this 3-volume set is the total number of U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aircraft lost between 7 December 1941 and 15 August 1945, and lost outside the continental United States (CONUS). Volume I is the information on any aircraft lost that was attached to the 197 different ships in the database; Volume II is the information on any aircraft lost that was attached to any of the 713 squadrons listed in the database. Both Volumes I and II are subsets of the entire database. Volume III is the total number of aircraft lost by their 176 different manufacturers, types and variants (including unknown variants) and represents the entire database to date.< Less
Volume I: U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard Aircraft Lost During World War II - Listed by Ship Attached By Douglas E. Campbell, Ph.D.
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During World War II, the U.S. military lost some 35,000 aircraft to enemy action, training incidents, typhoons, aircraft carrier deck mishaps, mechanical failures or just normal wear-and-tear where... More > aircraft were scrapped and used for parts to keep others flying. Many just failed to return from their missions. To date, the 15,069 aircraft represented in this 3-volume set is information initially transferred from hand-written “Aircraft History Cards” and are the total number of U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aircraft lost between 7 December 1941 and 15 August 1945, and lost outside the continental United States (CONUS). Volume I represents the information on any aircraft lost that was attached to the 197 different ships in the database. Given the thousands of hours that went into this effort, the author hopes that, as a 3-volume set of reference books, it provides assistance to others who are researching ship, squadron and aircraft histories.< Less
My Blue Water Navy By Mike Shults
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I was in the U.S. Navy for 4 years during the Vietnam era. From the first day at boot camp to the last day of service, I document the fun, the hard times, the days and nights on the gun line. The... More > Navy of that time is gone but this book brings back those times in vivid detail. For those who weren't there, you will enjoy the storied of a time gone by.< Less
My Blue Water Navy By Mike Shults
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I was in the U.S. Navy for 4 years during the Vietnam era. From the first day at boot camp to the last day of service, I document the fun, the hard times, the days and nights on the gun line. The... More > Navy of that time is gone but this book brings back those times in vivid detail. For those who weren't there, you will enjoy the storied of a time gone by.< Less
Navy Sea Stories By Vince Stead
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1. What is was like to have sea duty aboard a submarine tender. 2. What U.S. Navy Boot camp Was Like for Me As an Enlisted Serviceman. 3. How to Have Fun in the Navy and What It Is Like Up in Flag... More > Country on an Aircraft Carrier. 4. What Is Was Like to Be Aboard an Aircraft Carrier. 5. What the Food Is Like On A Navy Ship. 6. How I Learned To Type In The Navy From Watching The Movie. 7. What It Was Like to Be Stationed on a U.S. Navy Destroyer Out to Sea. 8. What Is Was Like to Be Stationed in Guam on a Submarine Tender in the United States Navy. 9. What Is Was Like to Visit the Philippines While on a Navy Warship and Take a Port of Call.< Less
U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and MATS Aircraft Lost During the Korean War By Douglas E. Campbell
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Within these pages are listed more than 1,140 U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Military Air Transport Service (MATS, a unified joint command of Navy and Air Force aircraft and personnel) aircraft... More > lost during the Korean War. These aircraft were spread across 19 different ships, 126 different squadrons, by 12 aircraft manufacturers building nearly 60 different types and variants to fly into war. The information on dates lost, aircraft type and manufacturer, Bureau Numbers, ship or base assigned, squadron attached, and fate of the pilot and crew, are here. Chapter 1 is a subset of all the information organized by ship attached; Chapter 2 is a subset organized by squadron attached; Chapter 3 is the entire set organized by manufacturer and variant with stories attached to some of the specific aircraft lost.< Less
U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and MATS Aircraft Lost During the Korean War By Douglas E. Campbell
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The Korean War was the first war in which jet aircraft played a central role. Once-formidable fighters such as the F4U Corsair relinquished their air superiority roles to a new generation of faster... More > jet fighters. Within these pages are listed more than 1,140 U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Military Air Transport Service (MATS) aircraft lost during the Korean War. These aircraft were spread across 19 different ships, 126 different squadrons, by 12 aircraft manufacturers building nearly 60 different types and variants to fly into war. The information on dates lost, aircraft type and manufacturer, Bureau Numbers, ship or base assigned, squadron attached, and fate of the pilot and crew, are here. Chapter 1 is a subset of all the information organized by ship attached; Chapter 2 is a subset organized by squadron attached; Chapter 3 is the entire set organized by manufacturer and variant with stories attached to some of the specific aircraft lost.< Less
Confederate Ships Afloat By Naval Historical Center
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This authoritative reference work is the ideal reading companion to help readers evaluate ships referred to in a battle accounts; it also offers a sense of the size of the CSA's navy; and its... More > encyclopedic entries on each vessel are interesting in and of themselves. This is a hardcopy edition of the online-only publication found on the U.S. Navy's history website. (The Navy created it by abstracting CSA entries from its Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.) The website and this book supply an alphabetical look-up of CSS ship names followed by technical description and service history. Multiple entries show under a heading where different vessels bore the same name, helping readers to identify (for instance) which CSS Beauregard is being referred to in an account of some naval action. The editors have added more pictures of ships and two new ship entries to bring the volume up-to-date.< Less