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  USN Ships--USS Galveston (Cruiser # 17, later PG-31 and CL-19)
USS Galveston, a 3200-ton Denver class protected cruiser built at Richmond, Virginia, was commissioned in February 1905.
USS Galveston concluded her two and a half decades of service in early September 1930, when she was decommissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
USS Galveston (CL-19) is seen in the background of the following photograph of her sister, USS Cleveland (CL-21):
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-g/c17.htm   (540 words)

  
 Cruiser Photo Index CL-93 / CLG-3 USS GALVESTON
USS Galveston (CLG-3) View of the ship's foredeck, with anchor handling gear, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 25 January 1965.
USS Galveston (CLG-3) View of the ship's after superstructure, showing underway replenishment gear, SPS-30 radar antenna and guidance radars for "Talos" guided missiles, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 17 May 1968.
USS Galveston (CLG-3) View of the ship's afterdeck, showing launcher for "Talos" guided missiles, helicopter landing pad, and radio antennas, taken while she was undergoing an inclining experiment at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, California, 17 May 1968.
www.navsource.org /archives/04/1103/040103.htm   (1393 words)

  
  Naval History/USS Galveston C-93
The second Galveston (CL-93) was launched by William Cramp and Sons Shipbuilding Co., Philadelphia Pa., 22 April 1945: and sponsored by Mrs.
Galveston reported the shot "hot, straight and normal" as she proudly proved her capability as one of the most mighty warships of the modern United States Navy.
In July 1959 Galveston conducted shakedown and acceptance trials in the Virginia Capes area' followed by a refresher training cruise to waters off Cuba and the testing of her radar and communications in war games with the U.S. Air Force.
www.navyhistory.com /cruiser/Galveston2.html   (908 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: USS Galveston
Galveston reported the shot "hot, straight and normal" as she proudly proved her capability as one of the most mighty warships of the modern United States Navy.
USS Galveston, a 3200-ton Denver class protected cruiser built at Richmond, Virginia, was commissioned in February 1905.
USS Galveston concluded her two and a half decades of service in early September 1930, when she was decommissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/USS-Galveston   (319 words)

  
 Cruise Galveston
Galveston is one of the principal cities of the Houston Metropolitan Area.
In 1839, the City of Galveston adopted a charter and was incorporated by the Congress of the Republic of Texas.
At the end of the 19th century, the city of Galveston was a booming metropolis with a population of 38,000.
www.artistbooking.com /trips/45/cruise-galveston.html   (886 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - USS Galveston (CLG-3)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The second USS Galveston (CL-93) was launched by William Cramp and Sons Shipbuilding Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 22 April 1945: and sponsored by Mrs.
Galveston departed Philadelphia on 23 July 1962, transited the Panama Canal for San Diego, Calif.; and joined Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla 9, U.S. Pacific Fleet, on 24 August 1962.
Early in 1967 she departed San Diego for the East Coast, and for much of the rest of that year was assigned to the Atlantic Fleet for duty in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/USS_Galveston_%28CLG-3%29   (1039 words)

  
 USS Galveston (CL-19)
The first USS Galveston (CL-19) was laid down 19 January 1901 by William R. Trigg Co., Richmond, Va.; launched 23 July 1903; sponsored by Miss Ella Sealey; and commissioned at Norfolk, Va., 15 February 1905, Comdr.
Galveston departed Norfolk on 10 April 1905 for Galveston, Tex., where on 19 April she was presented a silver service by citizens of her namesake city.
Galveston departed Tompkinsville, N.Y., on 28 December 1905 for service in the Mediterranean with the European Squadron until 28 March 1906 when she set course from Port Said to join the fleet at Cavite, P.I., for service on the Asiatic Station.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/u/us/uss_galveston__cl_19_.html   (1009 words)

  
 Naval History/USS Galveston C-17
Galveston departed Norfolk on 10 April 1905 for Galveston, Tex., where on 19 April she was presented a silver service by citizens of her namesake city.
Galveston was assigned to Squadron 2 of the Atlantic Fleet Cruiser Force for convoy escort duties concurrent with the training of Armed Guard crews.
Galveston returned to Norfolk on 20 October 1918 to resume her coastal convoy escort work until the Armistice.
www.historycentral.com /NAVY/cruiser/Galveston.html   (849 words)

  
 uss galveston (clg-3) - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
The second USS Galveston (CL-93) was launched by William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilding Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 22 April 1945: and sponsored by Mrs.
On 6 January 1961 Galveston departed Norfolk for more Bureau of Naval Weapons technical evaluation of her Talos missile systems, including tests of the IV Talos, its capabilities and potentials, in areas off Jacksonville, Fla., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
See USS Galveston for other ships of the same name.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/uss-galveston-(clg-3)   (920 words)

  
 USS Edwards (DD-265) - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first USS Edwards (DD-265) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy and transferred to the Royal Navy where she served as HMS Buxton (H96) and later to the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II.
Named for William W. Edwards, she was launched 10 October 1918 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Squantum, Massachusetts; sponsored by Miss Julia Edwards Noyes, whose great-grandfather was the uncle of Midshipman Edwards; and commissioned 24 April 1919 at Boston Navy Yard, Commander P. Wilson in command.
She patrolled the Gulf and east coast until fall, then sailed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she was decommissioned 8 October 1940, and delivered to the British Government as one of the famous 50 destroyers exchanged for bases.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/USS_Edwards_%28DD-265%29   (466 words)

  
 Naval History/USS Galveston C-93
Galveston arrived at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 16 January 1959 for training and evaluation operations in waters of the West Indies.
Galveston reported the shot "hot, straight and normal" as she proudly proved her capability as one of the most mighty warships of the modern United States Navy.
In July 1959 Galveston conducted shakedown and acceptance trials in the Virginia Capes area' followed by a refresher training cruise to waters off Cuba and the testing of her radar and communications in war games with the U.S. Air Force.
www.historycentral.com /NAVY/cruiser/Galveston2.html   (908 words)

  
 Naval History/USS Galveston C-17   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Galveston departed Norfolk on 10 April 1905 for Galveston, Tex., where on 19 April she was presented a silver service by citizens of her namesake city.
Galveston was assigned to Squadron 2 of the Atlantic Fleet Cruiser Force for convoy escort duties concurrent with the training of Armed Guard crews.
Galveston returned to Norfolk on 20 October 1918 to resume her coastal convoy escort work until the Armistice.
www.multieducator.com /NAVY/cruiser/Galveston.html   (849 words)

  
 GALVESTON.COM: Galveston, Texas Sights & Attractions
Galveston Island offers a wide variety of activities for every age and is a great place to spend a Sunday afternoon or weekend.
Galveston Island Ferry, located on Hwy 87 (Ferry Road), continues to be one of Galveston's most popular attractions.
Of course, no visit to Galveston is complete without a savoring the Island's historic homes and museums, which give visitors a glimpse of an era featuring both wealth and prosperity, as well as disaster and change.
www.galveston.com /attractions   (756 words)

  
 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
John B. Magruder attacked and expelled occupying Union troops from the city of Galveston, Texas.
During this time, the USS Westfield was grounded on a sandbar, and was unable to be freed.
Galveston remained in Confederate hands for the remainder of the war.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Battle_of_Galveston   (234 words)

  
 Cruiser Photo Index C-17/PG-31/CL-19 USS GALVESTON
USS Galveston (C-17) In the Dewey Drydock, Olongapo Naval Station, Philippines, circa 1916.
USS Cleveland (CL-21), closest to camera, and USS Galveston (CL-19) Seen from USS Hannibal (AG-1), circa 1923, probably in Cuban waters.
USS Galveston (CL-19) (center) with USS Quail (AM-15) (at left) Probably at Corinto, Nicaragua, in December 1926 -- February 1927, during the Nicaraguan revolution.
www.navsource.org /archives/04/c17/c17.htm   (387 words)

  
 National Park Service: World War II Warships in the Pacific
USS Clamagore does not appear to meet the criteria for designation because of the loss of her World War II integrity and her lack of service in the Pacific.
USS Torsk appears to meet the criteria for designation because she is the only surviving Tench class submarine that saw service in the Pacific.
USS Torsk is particularly significant in that she fired the last torpedoes of World War II and is credited with sinking the last Japanese combat ships to be lost in the war.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/butowsky1/warships6.htm   (878 words)

  
 USS Hale (DD-133) - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first USS Hale (DD—133) was a Wickes class destroyer in the United States Navy during the World War I, later transferred to the Royal Navy as HMS Caldwell (I20).
Her base was changed to Galveston 22 February 1940, and later to Key West, but the ship continued to patrol the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.
At Philadelphia 1 September 1940 she prepared for transfer to Great Britain as a part of the Destroyers for Bases Agreement.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/USS_Hale_%28DD-133%29   (532 words)

  
 USS Galveston (CL-19) - Definition, explanation
The first USS Galveston (PG-31/CL-19/C-17) was a Denver-class cruiser in the United States Navy during World War I.
Galveston was laid down 19 January 1901 by William R. Trigg Company, Richmond, Virginia; launched 23 July 1903; sponsored by Miss Ella Sealey; and commissioned at Norfolk, Virginia, 15 February 1905, Commander W. Cutler in command.
Galveston departed Tompkinsville, N.Y., on 28 December 1905 for service in the Mediterranean with the European Squadron until 28 March 1906 when she set course from Port Said to join the fleet at Cavite, P.I., for service on the Asiatic Station.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/u/us/uss_galveston__cl_19_.php   (1105 words)

  
 KUHF, Houston Public Radio: Galveston Bay Foundation Getting Help in Coastal Marsh Restoration
The Galveston Bay Foundation is getting some high powered help in its ongoing effort to restore a coastal marsh near Galveston.
The submarine Texas is tied up at Galveston for official commissioning ceremonies Saturday, and several dozen members of the crew are using their shore leave to plant grass in a marsh on the north shore of Galveston Bay near Hitchcock.
That happened because a Galveston Bay Foundation member is related to someone on the submarine commissioning committee, and the relative knew that the submarine crew was available for some volunteer projects while they're here.
www.kuhf.org /site/News2?JServSessionIdr006=1i548i17t2.app7b&page=NewsArticle&id=17684   (305 words)

  
 GALVESTON CRUISE LIMO AIRPORT SHUTTLE TRANSPORTATION
Galveston is known for cruises and transportation for Galveston and Houston airports, Bush airport and Hobby airport.
Galveston offers more cruises than a lot of other cities and transportation is needed, especially with groups for limos, limousines, limo service.
Galveston is also home to several historic ships: the tall ship Elissa at the Texas Seaport Museum and USS Cavalla and USS Stewart, both berthed at Seawolf Park on nearby Pelican Island.
www.galvestontransportation.com   (847 words)

  
 Battle of Galveston
The most important of those ports was Galveston, which surrendered to Renshaw in early October.
Confederate Gen. John Magruder took command of Rebel forces in Texas on November 29, 1862, and he was determined to force the Yankees from Galveston and its bay.
The USS Harriet Lane was the first of the seven Union warships to receive the Rebel fire.
www.us-civilwar.com /galveston.htm   (1048 words)

  
 USS Galveston
GCEDA is a nonprofit organization centering on the growth of Galveston County through the retention, expansion and recruitment of jobs and commerce.
The USS Starfire, NCC-74653, is a Galaxy-Class refit.
Comprised of survivors from the destroyed USS Tornado (Akira-class) and the USS Talon (Defiant-class), they are doing their best to help the Maquis Alliance return the Alpha Quadrant to what it used to be before the Federation's civil war tore it apart.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=USS_Galveston   (1488 words)

  
 Laura Bush commissions Navy's newest submarine | The Bryan-College Station Eagle
GALVESTON - The USS Texas, the Navy's newest attack submarine, was commissioned at the Port of Galveston on Saturday with great fanfare as First Lady Laura Bush gave the traditional command: "Man your ship and bring it to life!"
The crew of the USS Texas run on board the submarine after first lady Laura Bush, the shipÕs sponsor, gave the traditional command: ÒMan your ship and bring it to life,Ó as the submarine was commissioned Saturday at the Port of Galveston.
The third USS Texas, a nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser, was commissioned in 1977 and made its first voyage with the USS Nimitz battle group in the Mediterranean Sea and North Arabian Sea during the Iran hostage crisis.
www.theeagle.com /stories/091006/texas_20060910056.php   (571 words)

  
 CAVALLA WEBSITE - USS Cavalla SS-244 in Galveston Texas
The USS Cavalla is berthed in Seawolf Park, Galveston, Texas as a memorial to the lost submarine USS Seawolf.
The Cavalla was then delivered to her permanent berth in Seawolf Park, Galveston, Texas.
Cavalla is currently enjoying a renaissance; volunteer efforts are at a ten year high, the local press has covered her history and renovation, and efforts are underway to bring her back to the proud state her crews maintained.
www.cavalla.org   (275 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | USS Texas commissioned
GALVESTON, Texas — The USS Texas, the Navy's newest attack submarine, was commissioned at the Port of Galveston Saturday as first lady Laura Bush gave the traditional command: "Man your ship and bring it to life!"
Elissa, the official tall ship of Texas, sails next to the new submarine USS Texas in Galveston Bay.
The nuclear-powered USS Texas began construction in 1999 and was delivered to the Navy in June.
www.deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,645200245,00.html   (273 words)

  
 USSSP - Baloo's Bugle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Two other battleships, the USS Iowa and USS Wisconsin, are being retained by the United States Navy as Reserve Assets, for possible reactivation or future disposition.
BB55 - USS North Carolina The USS North Carolina is preserved as a museum ship at Wilmington, North Carolina.
BB63 - USS Missouri The USS Missouri is perhaps the most famous United States battleship, serving as the site for the Japanese surrender ceremony at the close of World War II.
www.usscouts.org /bbugle/bb0609/bb_packdenactivities.html   (2416 words)

  
 Galveston Reservations
Nestled in the heart of Galveston Island's Strand Historic District, the Tremont House is an affordably...
The La Quinta Inn Galveston is a first class hotel located 4 miles from Scholes Field Airport.
The Beachcomber Inn - Galveston is located one block from the seawall and 45 miles from downtown Houston.
www.1st-hotelreservations.com /reservations/united_states/texas/galveston.html   (434 words)

  
 USS Haynsworth DD700 - Ship History
On 3 August 1950 the re-activation of the USS Haynsworth commenced due to our countries involvement in the Korean War.
In February 1963 Haynsworth deployed to the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden for operations with the 6th Fleet.
Manned by a nucleus crew, she has steamed to ports along the Gulf and Atlantic coast,, and numerous training cruises have carried her into the Caribbean.
www.usshaynsworth.com /history.htm   (1164 words)

  
 U.S. Navy - A Brief History of Cruisers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On this date, USS Olympia (C 6), Captain Bion B. Bierer, landed a detachment to cooperate with British forces in the unopposed seizure of Murmansk.
The Galveston force was subsequently relieved by detachments from the cruiser USS Rochester (ACR 2) (October 31) andUSS Denver (C 14) (November 30).
This was accomplished by detachments from the cruisers USS Galveston (C 17), USS Milwaukee (C 21) and USS Raleigh (CL 7).
www.navy.mil /navydata/ships/cruisers/history/cghist3.html   (960 words)

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