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 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.
Added four different walkarounds from the US Army Transportation Museum located in Fort Eustis, VA to four different categories. M1220 Caiman MRAP was added to the Armor section, Doak 16 VZ-4DA experimental VTOL aircraft went to the Aircraft section, SK-5 Air Cushioned Vehicle joined the Ship section and finally the impressive looking M1070 HET Armored Truck with M1000 Semi-trailer went to the Softskins section.
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.
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.
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.