This is the top of the mast
that once towered more than a hundred feet over Nevada’s deck. Ocean Infinity/SEARCH Photo
This post has been updated with an audio clip from the Naval Institute’s oral history program.
USS Nevada (BB-36) – dubbed the “unsinkable battleship” that served in two world wars – was found nearly three miles below the water’s surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, a team of researchers announced Monday. Read More
Undated photo of USS High Point (PCH-1). Naval History and Heritage Command photo.
For the low-low price of a loaded Chevy Tahoe Premier, you could be the proud owner of the Navy’s first operational hydrofoil — the former USS High Point (PCH-1).
USS Clamagore (SS-343) on July 2, 1948. NHHC Photo
This post has been updated to clarify the proposed location of the artificial reef made from the hull of former USS Clamagore. The attack boat was previously planned to be sunk off of Key West, Fla. However, the lawsuit said the proposed location was off the coast of Charleston, S.C.
A group of retired submariners is fighting the State of South Carolina to keep what is believed to be the last World War II and Cold War-era GUPPY III submarine from forever becoming an underwater playground for fish and SCUBA divers. Read More