April 19, 1989: USS Iowa Gun Turret Explosion
47 crew members die when a gun turret explodes on an old U.S. battleship.
Sorry for the music, but some great footage and some kick-ass pics..............
Carrier Operations 1953-54 description of how thing where in the time of the Korean war
Keel laying ceremony for new RAN Air Warfare Destroyer Going to be fantastic ships. HMAS Hobart will be the first one I think
These are the Marines of VMFA-251 during their 2011 Cruise. On board the USS Enterprise, the Thunderbolts supported coalition troops in Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. Although the squadron just returned home, work ups start for our next combat deployment in early 2012 where we will take part in the Big E's final cruise after over 50 years of service.
Out at Sea for days , the boredom must kick in eventually