Today we’ll have a naval themed update from Battleship Cove in Massachusetts. While the main ships from there have already been posted to our gallery, here are four smaller items from there – Soviet Tarantula class missile boat USNS Hiddensee, Higgins LCM(3) landing craft, 570mm Mark13 Mod 1 Torpedo and a US 20mm/70 Oerlikon anti-aicraft gun.
Posted four different artillery albums from four different countries. From Russia, posted the Tsar Pushka, photographed in Moscow’s Kremlin, from Belgium added the 75mm Cockerill-Nordenfeld Mle 1896 Field Gun seen in Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History in Brussels, from Australia came the British QF 25pdr Mark II Field Gun photographed in a town of Cann River and finally from US added the 8″ Rifled Dahlgren Cannon on a Naval Mount that was found at Patriots Point Museum in Charleston SC.
Posted four different albums of naval subjects from all over the US. From Patriot’s Point in Charleston SC added the destroyer USS Laffey DD-724 and it’s 5″/38 Mark 38 Twin Dual-Purpose Mount. From Portland, OR posted the photos of Tugboat Portland and from Morro Bay, CA added the album for DSRV-2 Avalon.
Posted four different artillery pieces from four different locations – US 10″ Rodman Cannon on the Model 1861 Barbette Mount from West Black Point Battery in Fort Mason, San Francisco, Belgian 57mm Cockerill-Nordenfeld Mle 1888 Fortress Gun from Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History in Brussels, Belgium, US 155mm M1 Howitzer from Fort Sill and Soviet 76mm Kurchevsky Model 1935 Recoilless Gun from Victory Park Museum in Moscow, Russia.
Posted four different albums from MCAS Miramar Air Show 2014 – 155mm M777A2 Field Gun, Navy SEAL Desert Patrol Vehicle, Special Boat Team 12 Craft and M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).
We’ve added three naval themed albums from the Australian National Maritime Museum located in Sydney, they are destroyer HMAS Vampire (D11), submarine HMAS Onslow and a British 40mm L60 Bofors Anti-Aircraft Gun in a Mk.III Mount.
Added four different albums related to the USCG. We’ve posted the photos of the museum ship USS Ingham (WHEC-35) and its 5″/38 Mark 30 Dual-Purpose mount from Key West, FL, we’ve also added the photos of the USCG Motor Lifeboat CG36503 from Newport, OR and finally photos of the USCGC Boutwell (WHEC-719) taken at the last year’s Fleet Week in SF.
We’ve updated four different categories from three different places. To the Artillery section we’ve added the photos of the 8 cm Granatwerfer 34 mortar photographed at Planes of Fame Air Show 2011, to the Armor section we’ve posted the photos of the replica Ba-64 armored car from the same event, the Infantry Weapons section was updated with the album of 7.92mm Vickers Machine Gun on Mark IV tripod on M6A1 cart photographed at MVCC Camp Delta 2012 and finally the photos of one of the famous Paris Taxis – Taxi Renault G7 dit from Musée de l’Armée in Paris were added to the Automotive section.
Today’s update has four naval related albums. First of all we’ve finally posted the last two albums from San Francisco Fleet Week 2012 – USS Preble DDG-88 and HMCS Edmonton MM-703 & HMCS Brandon MM-710 all seen entering SF Bay under the Golden Gate Bridge. We’ve also posted the last two albums from the National Museum of the United States Navy, they are – US 16in/50 Mark II Naval Gun and US 3″/23 Mark XIV Naval Gun.
Updating the long neglected categories of Fortifications and Artillery we’ve added four albums photographed in Florida – Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West, FL and US 10″ Rodman Gun on the Casemate Carriage photographed there, as well as Battery Laidley in Fort Desoto located at St. Petersburg, FL and US 6″ Coast Defense Gun on Armstrong Pedestal Mount from there.
Updated the ship section of the gallery with new albums for HMCS Ottawa FFH-341 from San Francisco Fleet Week 2011, Russian Tallship Pallada from it’s visit to San Francisco in 2011, 1921 vintage Tugboat Finland from Havenmuseum in Rotterdam, Netherlands and US 1.1mm/75 Mark 1 Quad Anti-Aircraft Mount from USS Yorktown CV-10 in Patriots Point, Charleston SC.