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  USS Detroit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first USS Detroit (1813), a 12-gun ship, was built by the British at Malden, Canada, in 1813 and captured by the Americans during the Battle of Lake Erie 10 September 1813.
The second USS Detroit (1869) was a sloop-of-war named so from May 15 to August 10 in 1869.
The third Detroit (C-10) was a cruiser in use from 1893 to 1904.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Detroit   (217 words)

 Encyclopedia: Detroit
In 1796 Detroit and its surrounding areas passed to the United States, and from 1805 to 1847 the town was the territorial and state capitol of Michigan.
Detroit's population increased more than sixfold during the first half of the 20th century, thanks largely to a massive influx of Eastern European and Southern migrants—both white and fl—who came to the area for the burgeoning automobile industry jobs.
Detroit is also considered the birthplace of techno music—techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and Kevin Saunderson established their names in Detroit, and techno progenitors Carl Craig and Richie Hawtin (aka Plastikman) built their reputations there as well.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Detroit   (10456 words)

 USS Detroit -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The first Detroit, a 12-gun ship, was built by the British at Malden, Canada, in 1813 and captured by the Americans during the (additional info and facts about Battle of Lake Erie) Battle of Lake Erie 10 September 1813.
The third Detroit (C-10) was a (A large fast warship; smaller than a battleship and larger than a destroyer) cruiser in use from 1893 to 1904.
The fifth Detroit (AOE-4) was a (additional info and facts about fast combat support ship) fast combat support ship commissioned in 1970 and decommissioned in 2005.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/us/uss_detroit2.htm   (242 words)

 Naval History/USS Detroit CL-8
The fourth Detroit (CL-8) was launched 29 June 1922 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Curp., Quincy, Mass.; sponsored by Miss M. Conzens, daughter of the Mayor of Detroit, Mich., and commissioned 31 July 1923, Captain J. Halligan, Jr., in command.
Detroit sailed from San Francisco 10 November 1942 for Kodiak, Alaska, to become flagship for Commander, Task Group 8.6, and patrol between Adak and Attu to prevent further enemy penetration of the Aleutians.
Detroit continued to direct replenishment operations for the occupation fleet and in addition, the repatriation of Japanese to the home islands from Pacific bases.
www.multied.com /navy/cruiser/Detroit2.html   (864 words)

 Loose Cannon Haskell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Detroit received an upgraded AA suite in 1945, and arrived on station at Ulithi in February 1945, and became the flagship for the replenishment group tasked with supplying the fast carrier groups.
Detroit earned a total of 6 battle stars for her wartime service.
The 1:700th waterline model, an all resin affair, shows Detroit in her 1945 fit when she carried much a enhanced radar and AA fit.
www.steelnavy.com /Detroit700.htm   (605 words)

 Ex Astris Scientia - Detroit Class
The warp pylons of the Detroit class were directly attached to the bottom of the saucer section.
Besides research, the main assignments of the Detroit class were transport, rescue missions and military tasks.
For instance, the Detroit class was the first class equipped with photon torpedoes as standard weapons.
www.ex-astris-scientia.org /my_ships/detroit.htm   (114 words)

 Print Version
The 88-year-old was the captain's "talker" on the USS Detroit, an "old Navy" Omaha class light cruiser that narrowly escaped harm that day.
In the 1965 movie "In Harm's Way," the conversation between the captain (John Wayne) and the executive officer (Kirk Douglas) was similar to the one on the bridge of the USS Detroit on Dec. 7, Brown said.
The Detroit was a flagship for Rear Adm. Milo F. Draemel, who was aboard as commander of the Pacific Fleet destroyers.
www.nwaonline.net /articles/2004/12/05/front/03pearl.prt   (889 words)

 September, 22, 1942,
The DETROIT and her escorts were always on a zigzag plan, changing course at odd times to thwart enemy submarines that may be lurking in the area.
One of the USS DETROIT (flag) signalmen, Haskins SM1.c, was in the landing party sent ashore that morning.
The DETROIT began the turn, but the INDIANAPOLIS was required to wait until she was in the exact spot where the DETROIT began hers, before she would start her turn.
members.aol.com /jhmcgoran/detroit_escort.html   (3829 words)

 USS Nicholson (DD 982)
USS NICHOLSON collided with the Fast Combat Support Ship USS DETROIT (AOE 4) early Sunday night during a refueling maneuver.
In the incident, the NICHOLSON and the DETROIT were steaming alongside each other, as is customary during a replenishment at sea.
USS NICHOLSON is the fourth Navy ship to be named for the five members of the Nicholson family renowned in American naval history.
united-states-navy.com /dd/dd982.htm   (881 words)

 HMS Detroit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first Detroit was originally the United States brig Adams, mounting 6 6-pounders, captured 16 July 1813 while aground near Detroit and subsequently used to dominate the lake.
However, the Americans recaptured Detroit on 9 October, but could not get the vessel away from shore guns, and burnt it later that day.
The vessel was commissioned into the United States Navy as its first USS Detroit, but was badly damaged, never sailed again, and was sold in 1825.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Detroit   (178 words)

 Wake Relieved - Chapter Eleven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Detroit lay just forward of Minneapolis, their bows nearly touching in a "Chinese landing" maneuver.
Many of the stricken heavy cruiser's crew had scrambled aboard Detroit, but firefighting parties, now equipped with firehoses brought over from the flagship, had returned to try to save their ship.
The whaleboat that had brought him from Detroit around to Minneapolis's stern was still there, waiting for the last few injured to be jammed aboard.
home.att.net /~leverett/wake11.html   (4700 words)

 CL-8 Detroit
USS Detroit, a 7050-ton Omaha class light cruiser built at Quincy, Massachusetts, was commissioned at the end of July 1923.
Following a cruise to the Pacific to participate in fleet maneuvers early in 1925, Detroit returned to the Atlantic, where she took part in exercises and patrolled along the coast of Nicaragua.
Detroit remained in the North Pacific for nearly another year, taking part in a bombardment of the Kuril Islands just before she left the area in late June 1944.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/cl-8.htm   (390 words)

 USN Ships--USS Detroit (CL-8)
As tensions rose with Japan in the early 1940s, Detroit moved to the advanced base at Pearl Harbor, and was moored there when the Pacific War commenced with the Japanese surprise attack of 7 December 1941.
She participated in the occupation of Amchitka in January 1943, the invasion of Attu in May and the landings on Kiska in August.
USS Preston (DD-379) is in the left background and YF-380 is in the far center distance.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-d/cl8.htm   (948 words)

USS Sampson--My "entrance" lowered from a hovering helicopter, I'd thought, probably looked pretty spiffy; but later overheard: "You can always tell when it's their first time." Preceding me down was war correspondent Molley Moore; with all eyes on her, I could have arrived in boxer shorts dropped in the drink.
USS Detroit--captained by a Sean Connery look-alike who, when told stateside the ship was unable to get underway, replied, "You don't understand; we ARE getting underway." And they did.
USS Oldendorf --"The 'Cadillac' of the Sea--"Mustangs Forever." The shotgun- toting landing parties in the Red Sea embargo, discovering Sadam was an international terrorist AND a car thief, was 'a good story--but it was a "bigger news day" elsewhere.
www.chrishaskell.com /index_mil.html   (791 words)

 Cruiser Detroit
DETROIT served on the North Atlantic Squadron and, when Rear Admiral Sampson was ordered to blockade the Cuban coast from Cardenas to Bahia Honda, she was sent to the northwest of the island and was put in charge of carrying out attacking the Spanish boats.
DETROIT returned to Caribbean waters in February 1899 and was sent to Nicaragua and Venezuela to protect national interests.
DETROIT was recommissioned on 23 September 1902 and carried out several operations in the Caribbean, Trinidad, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil and Santo Domingo, (most of them for protecting national interests, except for a brief cruise to Boston and on to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in the summer of 1904).
www.spanamwar.com /Detroit.htm   (820 words)

 eagle20   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
DETROIT (AOE-4), was the first U.S. warship to arrive in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, arriving to assist in establishing the necessary logistics center that would support Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
The DETROIT supports the SARATOGA (CV-60), JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) and AMERICA (CV-^^) during the war as well as units of the Greek, Turkish, Saudi, Spanish and Italian navies (in excess of 265 ships).
USS SAMPSON (DDG 10) diverts freighter in the N. Arabian Sea.
www.odssa.com /Eagle/eagle20.htm   (1885 words)

 UNITED STATES NAVY IN DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
USS ThOMAS C. HART (FF-1092) conducted 43 boardings and over 300 interrogations of merchant vessels near the Gulf of Aqaba, in the Northern Red Sea.
USS SOUTh CAROUNA (CGN-37) spearheaded maritime interceptions in the Red Sea, boarding 26 merchant vessels before shifting to anti-air warfare commander for the Mediterranean Sea, protecting and identi- f~ring hundreds of coalition aircraft transiting to and from air strikes.
Colts Neck NJ: USS DETROIT (AOE-4), a fast combat support ship, replenished 250+ ships, including USS JOHN F. KENNEDY, USS SARATOGA and USS AMERICA battle groups and 52 coalition ships, with 70 million gallons of diesel and jet fuel, and thousands of tons of ammunition and general stores by the end of deployment.
www.gulflink.osd.mil /histories/db/navy/usnavy_139.html   (401 words)

 Tutman's voice lands opera role - 05/25/01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At Pearl Harbor, the USS Detroit, shown in this 1940 photo, was moored at Ford Island.
   The USS Detroit was the fourth of five Navy vessels named after the busiest seaport between River Rouge and Harper Woods.
The first USS Detroit saw action in the War of 1812, and the latest once distinguished itself by running aground in Chesapeake Bay.
www.detnews.com /2001/metro/0105/25/a02-228453.htm   (760 words)

The USS Raleigh, also a light cruiser and a sister ship, was anchored next to the Detroit.
The USS Detroit remained in the harbor until after the second wave of the Japanese aerial attack.
When the Detroit went out to sea 10 a.m., Roth said it avoided the opposite side of Ford Island because of all of the debris, smoke and fire still rising from the area.
www.timesreporter.com /printable.php?ID=24890   (769 words)

 ModelWarships reveiw
The USS Detroit was a member of the Omaha Class.
The Detroit earned six battle stars for her efforts during the war.
The hull is cast one piece and looks pretty accurate for a 1945 fit of the USS Detroit.
www.modelwarships.com /reviews/ships/cl/cl-08/350-is/is-detroit.html   (391 words)

 John H. McGoran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In January, 1941, after boot camp, I was assigned to the heavy cruiser USS Augusta (CA-31).
I was reassigned December 14, 1941 to the light cruiser USS Detroit (CL-8) on which I stayed until WWII ended at Tokyo Bay, Japan September 2, 1945.
The USS Detroit was present for the ceremony.
hometown.aol.com /jhmcgoran   (441 words)

 AOE-1 Sacramento Fast Combat Support Ship - Navy Ships
USS SEATTLE (AOE 3) and USS DETROIT are assigned to the US Atlantic Fleet.
Previously battle group underway replenishments had to scheduled well in advance due to communications problems and these unreps were subject to change especially due to weather and tactical situation changes; The Underway Replenishment Groups which provided the critical supplies were slow, unwieldy and never seemed to be there when needed.
The USS Detriot (AOE-4), a fast combat support ship of the Sacramento (AOE-1) class which is homeported near Philadelphia in Earle NJ, underwent a phased maintenance availability from May through October 1993.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/aoe-1.htm   (1411 words)

 Building the Commanders Series Models' 1/350 USS Detroit
The Detroit was present in Pearl Harbor when the Japanese struck, but she escaped the attack unscathed.
In spite of this the Detroit received six battle stars for service in WWII and spent much of her time in the campaign to retake the Aleutian Islands but later saw action with 6th fleet carriers in the south Pacific.
The kit, which depicts the Detroit as fitted out in 1945, consists of a one-piece resin full hull, lots of small resin parts, one sheet of photoetched parts, brass rod for constructing the masts and prop shafts, and six pages of instructions.
www.internetmodeler.com /2000/august/ships/detroit.htm   (1279 words)

 A Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I was at my usual work station, the radio transmitter room of the USS Detroit, berthed at pier F-13 on the west side of Ford Island.
When the attack was over the Detroit got under way about 12:30 pm along with the USS St. Louis and a small group of destroyers with orders to proceed north and search for the enemy.
The Detroit left almost immediately to escort the commercial liners Coolidge and Scott which were transporting military wives children and some wounded to San Francisco.
mws.mcallen.isd.tenet.edu /mchi/alumni/millner/account.shtml   (514 words)

 READY AND WILLING: Detroit-area reservists, others answer call of duty
His 31-year-old son, Robert Bishop Jr., a crewman on the USS Detroit, is somewhere overseas, and his father didn't want to miss a single development.
The USS Detroit is a support ship based in New Jersey.
When the USS Roosevelt was told to set sail for the Mediterranean, Bishop's ship also was deployed.
www.freep.com /news/nw/terror2001/milit8_20011008.htm   (538 words)

 CNN.com - Crowd cheers USS Roosevelt's return - March 28, 2002
Sailors lined the decks of the USS Theodore Roosevelt as the aircraft carrier pulled into port shortly after 9 a.m.
Men whose children were born during their absence got the privilege of disembarking first from the Roosevelt, and other personnel followed according to rank.
The three others in the returning battle group are the guided missile cruisers USS Leyte Gulf and USS Vella Gulf and the destroyer USS Peterson.
archives.cnn.com /2002/US/03/27/ret.roosevelt.homecoming   (350 words)

 U.S.N. Ships, Mac's Navy Links a naval photography page.
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www.geocities.com /Pentagon/4042/index2.html   (94 words)

 IDS: For those who served (Campus, 12/07/2001)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The USS Utah and USS West Virginia sank right next to the USS Detroit Dec. 7, 1941.
The most famous ship in the attacks, the battleship USS Arizona, was just across the bay when it was hit.
At the monument to the remains of the USS Arizona, oil is still leaking from the battleships, making people who see it aware of the men still entombed inside.
www.idsnews.com /story.php?id=7466   (573 words)

 U.S. Navy - Around the Fleet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At sea aboard USS Carl Vinson, Oct. 19, 2001 — An Aviation Ordnanceman directs a forklift as it moves skids of bombs in the hangar bay of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
At sea aboard USS Enterprise, Oct. 18, 2001 — An F-14 Tomcat is in afterburner as it launches from the flight deck of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) for a mission over Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
At sea aboard USS Enterprise, Oct. 18, 2001 — U.S. Navy SEALs practice vertical insertion techniques on the flight deck of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) from an SH-60F Seahawk helicopter assigned to the "Tridents" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Three (HS-3).
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/images/enduring07.html   (480 words)

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