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 Encyclopedia: Lead ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Large ships are complicated internally, and may take a long time to construct, as much as five to 10 years, so it is rare to have two of them that are completely identical.
The name of the lead ship is often used to name the whole ship class.
In the United States Navy, since the 20th century to the present, the lead ship usually lends its name to the ship class, as in Pennsylvania class battleship, whose lead ship was the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), or more recently Los Angeles class submarine named after the USS Los Angeles (SSN 688).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lead-ship   (259 words)

 Curator of Navy Ship Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This report compiles some of the technical literature on the subject and relates that literature, in practical terms, to ship modelers and to museum staff who are unable to obtain the advice and services of objects conservators.
Lead parts or solder might be found in models made at any time.
The anchors, the only lead fittings on this model, have been a recurring source of corrosion problems since 1963 when the model was mounted in a glass display case with a mahogany base finished with Fabulon clear coat.
www.dt.navy.mil /cnsm/lead_01.html   (506 words)

 Lead ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The lead ship is the first of a series class of ships all constructed according to the same design.
From the 20th century to the present the lead ship lends its name to the class as Pennsylvania class battleship whose lead ship was the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) or more recently Los Angeles class submarine named after the USS Los Angeles (SSN 688).
The Royal Navy occasionally gives all ships of a names that have something in common -- simply all beginning with the same letter so that class is known not only the name of its lead ship but by whatever their names have in common.
www.freeglossary.com /Lead_ship   (824 words)

 Curator of Navy Ship Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Acetic acid acts upon lead and transforms it into lead carbonate which is the white, granular, powder we frequently see on lead ship model fittings.
The lead carbonate releases acetic acid which can continue the process until the lead part is progressively consumed from the outside, inward.
In order to manufacture lead carbonate (white lead), a valuable pigment used in high-quality opaque paint, earthen pots were filled with vinegar and covered with sheet lead or with cast lead waffles.
www.dt.navy.mil /cnsm/lead_02.html   (487 words)

 392nd Missions - 1 May 1944 through 29 June 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 579th, Staff Sergeant Ward in ship #789 was wounded by flying metal and plexiglass from the barrage at the target.
Shortly after the mission aircraft crossed the coast inbound, the lead ship bombed inadvertently due to a mechanical malfunction in equipment with the remaining aircraft bombing a railroad spur near Barlin Close by the primary.
The Group was scheduled to lead the 2nd Bomb Division on this raid using a PFF lead ship.
www.b24.net /missions/partc.htm   (6548 words)

 GAO-04-973, Defense Acquisitions: Challenges Facing the DD(X) Destroyer Program
Lead ship authorization occurs after critical design review so that the maturity of the design can be demonstrated before a decision is made.
However, the short amount of time between lead ship authorization and ship launch (5 years and 3 months), together with the fact that virtually every major subsystem on the ship depends on a new technology or novel use of existing technologies, frame a challenge that involves significant risk.
Following Milestone B and lead ship contract award, the Navy will complete additional testing to provide data necessary to feed into the CDR, which will be a series of events stretching across the summer of 2005.
www.gao.gov /htext/d04973.html   (6339 words)

 GreenBiz News | Intel Working to Get the Lead Out   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Intel is working with the industry to find a reliable solution for the tiny amount of lead still needed inside the processor packaging to connect the actual silicon "core" to the package.
Lead has been used in electronics for more than one hundred years because of its electrical and mechanical properties.
Intel will continue to ship processors with the current packaging during the transition period to aid system manufacturers who need time to develop and qualify their lead-free processes and products.
www.greenbiz.com /news/news_third.cfm?NewsID=26643   (655 words)

 Ex Astris Scientia - Starfleet Ship Classes A-K
The ship is mainly a rearrangement of Excelsior-class components and was possibly introduced in the early 24th century.
The ships may have been decommissioned at the end of the 23rd century, one of them is displayed in the Starfleet museum.
While further ships of this class have been built in the meantime, the USS Defiant probably remained the only one with a Romulan cloaking device and was still in experimental status at the time of its destruction.
www.ex-astris-scientia.org /schematics/starfleet_ships1.htm   (4757 words)

 USS Ticonderoga (CG 47)
USS TICONDEROGA was the lead ship of the TICONDEROGA class and fifth ship in the Navy to bear the name.
The newest ship was named, not after the great stone fortress itself, but in commemoration of the capture of Fort Ticonderoga on 10 May 1775 by Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys.
For launching, the ship was moved several hundred yards across land to the floating dry dock, which was used to actually launch the ship.
united-states-navy.com /cg/cg47.html   (1252 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ship is capable of embarking a landing force of approximately 700 Marines.
San Antonio is the lead ship in the Navy's new 12-ship LPD 17 Class and will serve as the functional replacement of four amphibious ship classes -- LPD 4, LSD 36, LST 1179 and LKA 113 - - that have reached or are nearing the end of their service lives.
The ship will provide greatly improved warfighting capabilities including an advanced command and control suite, increased lift capacity with substantial increases in vehicle and cargo carrying capability and advanced ship survivability features.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/amphibs/san_antonio/christen.txt   (548 words)

 DoD News: Navy Briefing on DD(X) Downselect Decision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The lead ship of the DD(X) class, to be built under contract in FY 2005, will be an active member of the fleet once it completes its shakedown trials and follow-on testing.
With the case of LCS, that ship will be a focused-mission ship, not a multi-mission ship, that is designed to work in a netted force of combatants and to complement and leverage the multi-mission ships in that family.
We see it being a ship that would be very different in that sense, yet a very important part of the operational family and a ship that could share some of the technologies that's occurring in the DD(X) line at the same time.
www.defenselink.mil /transcripts/2002/t04292002_t0429dd.html   (4946 words)

 Ship Modeling Forum - Articles/Shop Notes - Lead Corrosion in Exhibition Ship Models
We surmised that lead corrosion was triggered by "impurities" such as antimony or tin in the lead used in the castings.
The fact that lead carbonate combines with carbon dioxide to form acetic acid demands that lead carbonate powder frequently be removed from the surfaces of affected castings and from inside the exhibit case or storage crate environment.
Lead is a toxic substance which may enter the body by breathing or swallowing lead dusts, fumes, or mists.
shipmodeling.net /vb_forum/articles.php?action=viewarticle&artid=7   (7086 words)

 Navy Ships: Lessons of Prior Programs May Reduce New Attack Submarine Cost
The Board also directed the Navy to initiate (1) advanced procurement of the lead ship's nuclear reactor in fiscal year 1996 and (2) lead ship construction in fiscal year 1998.
However, lead ship construction will still begin in fiscal year 1998, despite the 1-year slip of milestone I. Under the current NSSN schedule, detail design is scheduled to begin in July 1995, with lead ship construction beginning about 27 months later in October 1997.
Examples of approved lessons are (1) centralizing the ship's service hydraulic power plant, (2) simplifying the ship's deck design, and (3) simplifying the ship's pipe hangers.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/gao/gao954.htm   (3535 words)

 THE SLATE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ship came out on the wrong foot, but played a well fought battle at the end, losing 27-7.
Ship took control and marched down the field where Dan Troy took a penalty play through LaSalle's line to wind up in the try zone.
Ship drove hard and was stopped just short of its try line at the end of the game, losing 12-7.
www.ship.edu /~slate/1999/0330/spo039.html   (553 words)

 Commanding Officer - CDR Robert B. Robinson, II (1969-1970)
The lead ship of a class is the prototype vessel with lessons learned the hard way.
The follow-on ships of the class are usually the benefactors of these lessons.
The 1970 photographs of the ship show that she had a small DASH I helicopter deck, no stern air defense weapons, no Variable Depth Sonar from the stern, limited Electronic Counter Measure equipment, and no satellite communications.
www.destroyersonline.com /usndd/ff1056/robinson.htm   (310 words)

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He was the toggelier, and I the navigator on the #2 ship, alongside the squadron lead ship leading the entire wing that day.
A burst of flak demolished the lead ship, breaking it in half at the waist.
Elbert W. Weeks,pilot, on bomb run his co-pilot was killed and he was painfully wounded, yet he flew the ship without mentioning his wounds (broken right hand with severed arteries and wound in left thigh) until his co-pilot had been taken care of.
www.b17sam.com /Sheen.html   (754 words)

 Italian Authorities to Inspect Lead Haul on Ship Used by Alleged Islamic Extremists
The lead bars weighing a total of some 800 tons would be inspected as a precaution, said police official Angelo Bellomo.
Lead, because of its magnetic properties, can be used to conceal radioactive material by making it difficult to detect, he said.
The suspects arrived in Sicily on Aug. 5 aboard the ship from Casablanca, Morocco.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/749974/posts   (758 words)

 Ram Field by Larry Niven from Protector at Technovelgy.com
He spread a wide cone before the lead ship, converging it almost to a point behind the ship.
The lead ship would be nothing but a ram; no onboard fuel, no insystem motor, no cargo.
Or the lead ship might be the ship proper, with the hind ship only an afterburner..
www.technovelgy.com /ct/content.asp?Bnum=630   (402 words)

 Kehilla (Nova (Frankie Raye) characters)
She saw the damaged ship when she returned and wanted to help Kastyx rescue his people, but he told her that it was already taken care of.
She tried to turn her ship away from the fl hole after Kamyr talked to her about it, but the ship was too damaged for this.
Nova surrounded his ship with fire and blocked all his blasts, but Kastyx was able to destroy the lead ship's directional computer with one blast.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix2/kehillanova.htm   (2022 words)

 ICGS Deepwater - Pressroom
This contract, valued at $140 million, brings the effort to design and build the lead ship of the most advanced cutter class in the U.S. Coast Guard’s fleet one step closer to delivery.
The anticipated date of delivery for the lead ship will be the second quarter of 2007.
IDS is a critical multi-year, multi-billion dollar program to modernize and replace the Coast Guard’s aging ships and aircraft, and improve command and control and logistics systems.
www.teamdeepwater.com /pressroom?id=129   (604 words)

 Kyodo World News Service: Lead Ship Sighting 12 25 0152 --LEAD: Coast guard checking unidentified ship in Sea of Japan@ ...
Lead Ship Sighting 12 25 0152 --LEAD: Coast guard checking unidentified ship in Sea of Japan
The Japan Coast Guard sent patrol boats and aircraft to the Sea of Japan on Tuesday to investigate a reported sighting of an unidentified ship about 20 kilometers off Cape Kyoga in Kyoto Prefecture.
that they spotted an unidentified ship they have never seen in the area.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:49125146&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (188 words)

 Indo-Asian News Service -> India-Defence-Lead Ship -> Navy launches new vessel at Kolkata shipyard (LEAD, Changing ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These vessels are being built as part of a follow-up order to the Trinkat-class of ships built at GRSE in 2000-02 and currently deployed at Port Blair.
The twin-engine ship is capable of mobilising a naval quick reaction team at short notice.
The ships also perform anti-poaching and anti-smuggling duties, besides providing protection to fisheries and sea installations.
www.eians.com /stories/2005/06/28/28nt.shtml   (381 words)

 Shippensburg University Softball - Clutch Hits Lead Ship Softball to Sweep of No. 13 Bloomsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the second game, Shippensburg held a 2-0 lead before Bloomsburg’s Sara Roba tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the seventh off a two-run home run that was just fair over the left field fence.
She was relieved in the seventh inning by Tiesi, who retired the final two batters and earned the win to go to 16-1 on the year.
Shippensburg took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth.
www.ship.edu /~sid/softball/sb040805.html   (661 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The launching ceremony will be highlighted in the time-honored Navy tradition when the sponsors christen the ship by breaking bottles of champagne across the bow to formally name the ship "Lewis and Clark." USNS Lewis and Clark is the lead ship in the Navy's new 11-ship T-AKE Class.
These ships will provide logistic lift from sources of supply either in port or at sea from specially equipped merchant ships.
Unlike their United States Ship (USS) counterparts, USNS vessels are manned primarily by civilian crews working for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C. USNS Lewis and Clark is 689 feet in length, has an overall beam of 105 feet, a navigational draft of 30 feet, and displaces approximately 41,000 tons.
www.navy.mil /palib/ships/auxiliaries/lewis_clark/christening.txt   (378 words)

 381st BGMA Stories: Pathfinders and the 8th Air Force
The first occasion was on March 6th when we requested a return to flight plan after the lead ship led us over Osnabruck, lost one ship to flak, and then took up a heading for Hanover.
Further, if the turns were too sharp, those flying on the outside were yelling into their microphones "Slow it down, we can't keep up with you!" At the same time, those on the inside were screaming, "Speed it up, were stalling out down here!" Jim finally developed what we called a "Standard Formation Turn".
One of the toughest jobs confronting me was to lead a formation of 54 bombers over a checkpoint, on course, at altitude and exactly on time.
www.381st.org /stories_howland-pathfinders.html   (1168 words)

 DoD News: Navy Christens Amphibious Ship   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
     The U.S. Navy will christen the lead ship of the latest class of amphibious ships, San Antonio, Saturday, July 19, 2003, during a 10 a.m.
Four turbo-charged diesels power the ship to sustained speeds of 22 knots.
     The ship will provide greatly improved warfighting capabilities including an advanced command and control suite, increased lift capacity with substantial increases in vehicle and cargo carrying capability and advanced ship survivability features.
www.dod.gov /releases/2003/nr20030716-0201.html   (592 words)

 Amphibious Ship San Antonio Christened
San Antonio is the lead ship in a new class of amphibious warfare ships that will carry Sailors and Marines in defense of freedom for the next several decades.
It is the first surface ship ever designed in "virtual reality,” using computer modeling to design most of the ship before any steel was ever cut.
The first four ships of the class, San Antonio, New Orleans (LPD 18), Mesa Verde (LPD 19) and Green Bay (LPD 20) are in various stages of construction.
www.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=8648   (835 words)

 San Antonio a ‘Ship of Firsts’
NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- The christening of the amphibious transport dock ship San Antonio (LPD 17) July 19 marked a significant milestone for this cutting-edge and groundbreaking naval warship.
San Antonio is, indeed, a “ship of firsts." Besides being the lead ship of this new class of amphibious ship, it is the first ship named in honor of the city of San Antonio.
It is the first ship designed to support the Marine Corps' “mobility triad” of Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicles, Landing Craft Air Cushion and the tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey aircraft.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=8700   (546 words)

 Securaplane Press Release
The Hawker 43 AH “pure lead” main ship battery is now PMA’d for use on DHC-8 in both Canada and the U.S. The Hawker 43 AH “pure lead” main ship battery is now PMA’d for use in the Falcon 2000 and 2000EX.
The Hawker 43 AH “pure lead” main ship battery is now PMA’d for use in the Gulfstream III and IV.
The Hawker 43 AH “pure lead” main ship battery is now STC’d for use in the Falcon 2000 and 2000EX.
www.securaplane.com /pressrel.html   (1087 words)

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