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  About Delaware County
The West Branch and East Branch of the Delaware River are two of the area's premier trout streams and the Pepacton and Cannonsville Reservoirs of the New York City water supply are among bass and trout fishing's best-kept secrets.
Carrying new colonizers to Delaware and even on to what was then the wild frontier of western New York State was the Catskill Turnpike, the first through route from the Hudson to the West.
It was here in Delaware County in the 1840's that the final episodes of the "Anti-Rent War" took place, bringing an end to a feudal tenant system and leading directly to the passage of the National Homestead Act.
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  USS Delaware
The fourth Delaware[?] was a side-wheel steamer built in 1861 and decommissioned in 1865.
The fifth Delaware[?] was a screw steamer renamed from Piscataque in 1869.
The sixth Delaware (BB-28) was a battleship commissioned in 1910 and scrapped in 1924.
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 USS Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Delaware may refer to one of the six United States Navy ships named for the U.S. state of Delaware (the first state in the Union):
USS Delaware (1776), a 24-gun frigate built in 1776 and captured by the British in 1777
USS Delaware (1861), a side-wheel steamer built in 1861 and decommissioned in 1865
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 USS Delaware (1820) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The third USS Delaware of the United States Navy was a 74-gun ship of the line, named for the state of Delaware.
Delaware was decommissioned 10 February 1830, and lay in ordinary at Norfolk until 1833.
Delaware sailed 1 November 1841 for a tour of duty on the Brazil Station as flagship for Commodore C.
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 USS Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Delaware put to sea 10 February 1828 under the command of Captain J. Downs to become the flagship of Commodore W. Crane in the Mediterranean.
Delaware sailed 1 November 1841 for a tour of duty on the Brazil Station as flagship for Commodore C. Morris.
Delaware returned to Hampton Roads 4 March 1844 and was decommissioned at Norfolk Navy Yard on the 22d.
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 USS Delaware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The first Delaware, a frigate, was built under the 13 December 1775 order of the Continental Congress in the yard of Warwick Coates of Philadelphia, Pa., under the direction of the Marine Committee.
Delaware served in the Delaware River, joining with Commodore J. Hazelwood's Pennsylvania state ships in operations which delayed the British Fleet in approaching Philadelphia and supplying the British Army.
He returned to England in 1783, was made a baronet on 18 December, of that year, became a comptroller in the navy in 1794, and retired in 1806 with a pension.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The third USS Delaware of the United States Navy was a 74-gun ship of the line, named for the state of Delaware.
Delaware was decommissioned 10 February 1830, and lay in ordinary at Norfolk until 1833.
Delaware sailed 1 November 1841 for a tour of duty on the Brazil Station as flagship for Commodore C.
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 Battleship Photo Index BB-28 USS DELAWARE
Delaware (BB-28), docked at the Boston Navy Yard for an overhaul, 5 December 1918.
Thr crew of the Delaware (BB-28) crowd the deck as she passes through the Pedro Miguel Locks at the Panana Canal, 20 January 1921.
Delaware (BB-28), January 1925, in Philadelphia being scrapped under the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Delaware participated in two more convoy voyages in March and April, then sailed with the Grand Fleet on 24 April to reinforce the 2nd Battle Cruiser Squadron which was on convoy duty and expected contact with the enemy.
Delaware entered Norfolk Navy Yard 30 August 1923, and her crew was transferred to Colorado (BB-45)">Colorado (BB-45), a newly commissioned battleship assigned to replace Delaware in the Fleet.
Delaware was sold 5 February 1924 and scrapped in accordance with the Washington Treaty on the limitation of armaments.
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 Delaware Information - Hometown USA
The deed to the property that is now Delaware was granted to William Penn in 1682, by James, Duke of York (later, James II of England), and was part of the colony of Pennsylvania.
Delaware was one of the thirteen colonies which revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
Delaware is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean and to the west and south by Maryland.
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 USS Delaware
Delaware sailed 1 November 1841 for a tour of duty on the Brazil Station as flagship for Commodore C. Morris.
Delaware participated in two more convoy voyages in March and April, then sailed with the Grand Fleet on 24 April to reinforce the 2d Battle Cruiser Squadron which was on convoy duty and expected contact with the enemy.
Delaware entered Norfolk Navy Yard 30 August 1923, and her crew was transferred to Colorado (BB-45), a newly commissioned battleship assigned to replace Delaware in the Fleet.
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 Delaware (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the original 13 colonies, Delaware is represented by a star and a stripe on the 13 star U.S. flags.
Under the Penn proprietorship, of which modern Delaware was a part, each county was assigned a distinctive crest to be displayed with the Penn arms on the county seal.
The battleship USS Delaware also flew a flag with the state coat of arms on the center.
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 USS Delaware Information
USS Delaware may refer to one of the six United States Navy ships named for the U.S. state of Delaware (the first state in the Union):
USS Delaware (1776), a 24-gun frigate built in 1776 and captured by the British in 1777
USS Delaware (BB-28), a battleship commissioned in 1910 and scrapped in 1924
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 MaritimeQuest - USS Delaware BB-28
USS Delaware Battleship #28 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
June 26, 1920: USS Delaware Battleship #28 firing her main guns during a gunnery practice exercise.
January 30, 1924: USS Delaware BB-28 at the Boston Naval Shipyard being scrapped.
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 USS Delaware
Battleship website dedicated to the history of USS Delaware from launch to participation in major wars also notice board for naval historians and descendents of crew of USS Delaware.
The Delaware designed was completed in 1905 - 1906, and two versions were shown a 10 gun version and a larger 12 - gun version.
The USS Delaware was the first US Battleship able to steam for 24 hours at full speed without needing repairs.
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 USS Delaware (1776) - Definition, explanation
The first USS Delaware of the United States Navy was a 28-gun sailing frigate that had a short career in the American Revolutionary War.
Delaware served in the Delaware River, joining with Commodore J. Hazelwood's Pennsylvania state ships in operations which delayed the British Fleet in approaching Philadelphia and supplying the British Army.
Delaware was taken into the Royal Navy, and sold in March 1783.
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 USN Ships--USS Delaware (BB-28)
USS Delaware, first of a class of two 20,000-ton battleships, was built at Newport News, Virginia.
Delaware also participated in the Atlantic Fleet's exercises in the western Atlantic and Caribbean area and took part in the Vera Cruz operation in 1914.
USS Delaware decommissioned in November and was sold for scrapping in February 1924.
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 Roster of the U.S.S. Ceres
Assigned to the USS Miantonomoh with the European Squadron in 1867.
Fired on by the enemy with small arms, Hand courageously returned the raking enemy fire and was spoken of for "good conduct and cool bravery under enemy fire," by the commanding officer.
Assigned to the USS Daffodil on the North Atlantic Squadron in 1867.
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 Encyclopedia Search
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 Delaware (DE) hotels - Discount Delaware hotel room reservations
Law and Government Delaware's fourth and current constitution was adopted in 1897 and provides for executive, judicial and legislative bodies.
Geography Delaware is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean and to the west and south by Maryland.
Delaware Native Americans Delaware is also the name of a Native American group (called in their own name Lenni Lenape) that was very influential in the dawning days of the United States.
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 Delaware, 1865
The Revenue Steamer Delaware, a 357-ton (burden) iron-hulled side-wheel revenue cutter, was built at Wilmington, Delaware, in 1861 as the commercial steamship Virginia Dare.
She was purchased by the Navy in October 1861, she was commissioned as USS Delaware and began active service before the end of the year.
In late March 1864 Delaware was transferred permanently to Virginia, and spent the rest of the Civil War on the James River, in the Hampton Roads area and on Chesapeake Bay.
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 USA 12"/45 (30.5 cm) Mark 5 and Mark 6
The arrangement of the gun turrets on the first US dreadnought, USS South Carolina (B-26), with one turret firing over the other (superfiring) at each end of a compact superstructure, was far more efficient than that of any of the "pre-dreadnought" designs, and, for that matter, of HMS Dreadnought herself.
An investigation of similar guns on USS South Carolina (B-26) showed that copper deposits from the projectile driving bands had narrowed down the bores, which slowed the projectiles and thus greatly increased the barrel pressures (copper choke).
After an accident on USS Missouri (B-11) in April 1904 that saw a flare-back from a gun breech go straight to the handling room and which killed five officers and twenty nine men, automatic shutters were installed to separate the ends of the hoists.
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 USA
USS Enterprise (1775, 1776, 1799, 1831, CV 6, CVN 65)
USS Wainwright (DD 62) (DD 419) (DLG 28/CG28)
USS Yorktown (CV 5, CV 10, CG 48)
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 Mahon Harbour
USS Constitution; died on board, August 14th, 1818.
Drowned by the upsetting of a raft in the harbour of Mahon, 30 June, ????.
"Sacred to the memory of....an armourer late of the USS Delaware, native of New York; May 7th, 1829 age 31.
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 Model Warships.com
1/700 USS Tarawa LHA-1 (DML) by Ernesto Bersabal Jr.
1/700 USS McInerney FFG-8 (Dragon/Pitroad) by Monty Fowler
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 Samuel Phillips Lee
In 1851 he undertook an extensive sounding cruise in the Atlantic on the USS Dolphin.
He was promoted to Commander in September 1855 and took command of the USS Vandalia in 1860 and was at the Cape of Good Hope when he learned of the outbreak of the Civil War.
In 1862, he was transferred to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron, and in April commanded the Corvette USS Oneida in the attacks under Flag Officer David G. Farragut on Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip and the capture of New Orleans.
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 USS Vandegrift (FFG 48)
USS VANDEGRIFT, named for Gen. Alexander A. Vandegrift, U.S. Marine Corps, was built at Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle, Washington, and was commissioned on 24 November 1984.
On the way to Hawaii, USS ANTIETAM (CG 54) and USS REID (FFG 30) were in company and the schedule of events was full.
In Pearl Harbor, VANDEGRIFT met with another ship of her SAG, USS RUSSELL (DDG 59), and continued on after a brief stop for fuel, stores, and a barrel far the 76 mm gun.
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 History for USS Delaware - BB 28
I believe that my Great Great Uncle Albert G Noble was aboard the USS Delaware in the 1920's Have found him on a census for that yr.
I believe my grandfather John J. Purcell may have been aboard the USS Delaware in the early 1920's.
My great grandfather (Thomas J. Barron) wrote to his parents and wife while he was on board the USS Delaware.
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 The US Navy
She passed before President Taft and the Secretary of the Navy in the Naval Review of 14 October 1912 and the next year visited Villefranche, France, while on a cruise with battleships USS Wyoming (BB-32) and USS Utah (BB-31).
Cruising off Stavanger two days later, Delaware was attacked twice by a submarine, but each time skillful handling enabled the battleship to evade the torpedoes.
Delaware participated in two more convoy voyages in March and April, then sailed with the Grand Fleet on 24 April 1918 to reinforce the 2d Battle Cruiser Squadron which was on convoy duty and expected contact with the enemy.
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 FedNet | Chronology : 24th Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The USS "Wyndham" (NCC-4676) "Saginaw" class cruiser is the last of her class to be decommissioned.
The USS "Huxley," commanded by Captain Alfred C. Bowles, is destroyed by a thermonuclear device in orbit of the planet Rampart in the Rho Ophiuchi system.
The USS "Pegasus" (NCC-53847) commanded by Captain Eric Pressman is lost near the Devolin system during a mutiny regarding the captain's experimental phasing cloaking device (in violation of the Treaty of Algeron).
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 Frank H. Schofield, Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Following this tour, he served on the USS SUPPLY in the Pacific, and then assumed command of the USS PERRY, a destroyer in the Pacific Squadron in 1904.
He next became the XO of the USS ARKANSAS, and then commanded the USS ISLA DE LUZON until he once again became the XO of the USS DELAWARE, serving in Mexico from July to October 1914.
He assumed duties as Commanding Officer of the USS TEXAS in 1919, and then served for three years as a member of the General Board in the Office of the CNO.
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