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  Miami, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Miami and the surrounding metropolitan area are situated on northern Biscayne Bay between the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean.
Miami is served by Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), which is the largest school district in Florida and the fourth largest in the United States, with a student enrollment of 414,128 (as of February 15, 2006).
Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami are among the nation's busiest ports of entry, especially for cargo from South America and the Caribbean.
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 USS Miami - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One was named USS Miami in honor of the Miami Valley of Ohio.
The first Miami was a side-wheel steam gunboat in use during the American Civil War.
The second Miami (CL-89) was a light cruiser commissioned in 1943, active in the Pacific War, and decommissioned in 1947.
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 USS Miami SSN 755   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
USS Miami (SSN 755) is the third ship of the United States Navy named for the city of Miami, Florida.
The second USS Miami, a light cruiser, was built by the Cramp Shipbuilding Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, launched December 8, 1942, and commissioned December 28, 1943.
USS Miami (CL 89) was decommissioned in 1947.
www.csg2.navy.mil /Miami/miami.htm   (166 words)

 JAG Hit TV Show: Cmdr. Harmon Rabb and Lt. Col. Sarah MacKenzie investigate, prosecute, and defend members of the Navy ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In November of 1944, USS Ellyson was reclassified as DMS 19, a high-speed minesweeper.
The original USS Thomas Jefferson was a ballistic missile submarine (SSBN 618), commisioned in January of 1963 and finally decommisioned in January of 1985.
The first USS Somers was a schooner that fought under Commodore Ferry on Lake Erie and Lake Huron, and took part in the capture of the British Squadron on 10 September 1813.
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 USS Miami
The first Miami, a side-wheel, double-ender gunboat was launched by Philadelphia Navy Yard 16 November 1861 sponsored by Miss Ann Ingersoll; and commissioned there 29 January 1862, Lt. Abram Davis Harrell in command.
When the Federal vessels had reached safety, Miami turned to transporting Army troops to positions for launching an attack on the forts by land and continued the task until the forts surrendered to the Navy on the 28th.
For the remainder of the war Miami operated in the James playing an important role in the naval effort, assisting Grant's unrelenting pressures on the Confederate capitol which finally forced the gallant Lee to surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, 9 April 1865.
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 SSN 755 Miami
The Miami took part in a test firing of a Tomahawk cruise missile on September 18, 2002 while it was off the coast of Florida in the Jacksonville area.
USS Miami, a 730-ton "double-ender" side-wheel gunboat, was built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania.
Once that city was captured, Miami operated in the Gulf and the Mississippi river until September 1862, when she was transferred to the Atlantic.
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 Naval History/USS Miami CL-89
While her task group was under air attack on the night of 12 to 13 October, Miami's guns brought down their first enemy plane and assisted in splashing another.
In September and October Miami; operated in the Ryukus accepting the surrender of the small islands north of Okinawa.
Miami's name was struck from the Nay list 1 September 1961 and her hulk vas sold for scrapping to Nicholia Joffe Corp., Beverly Hills, Calif., 20 July 1962.
www.multied.com /Navy/cruiser/Miami.html   (814 words)

 USN Ships--USS Miami (CL-89)
USS Miami, a 10,000-ton Cleveland class light cruiser built at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was commissioned in late December 1943.
Miami was overhauled in the U.S. during May-August and returned to the Western Pacific soon after Japan had agreed to surrender.
Photographed from USS Miami (CL-89), whose 5"/38 and 40mm guns are firing in the foreground.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/cl89.htm   (1031 words)

 USS Miami Gets Early Send-Off From Portsmouth Naval Shipyard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
KITTERY, Maine (NNS) -- When USS Miami (SSN 755) returned to the fleet following its depot modernization period (DMP) at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, the shipyard was rewarded with the distinction of completing the vessel's shipyard availability in record time.
Miami, an "improved" Los Angeles-class submarine, is so designated because of the recently installed advanced systems that includes the vertical launch Tomahawk cruise missile capability.
Miami is assigned to Submarine Squadron 4 located at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.
www.diodon349.com /US_Subs/uss_miami_gets_early_send_off.htm   (366 words)

 All Hands - April 2000 - Crew held for ransom
Yet, this crew held for ransom, CDR James Ransom III that is, on board USS Miami (SSN 755) are not in jeopardy.
Miami became the first submarine since World War II to fire its weapons in two theaters of combat.
Miami's combat performance in both Iraq and Kosovo on her last deployment never could have been done without the proper preparation of her crew.
www.mediacen.navy.mil /pubs/allhands/apr00/pg25.htm   (970 words)

 Miami - Fastrack Yacht Charters & Boat Rentals in Miami, Florida
Miami is a major city located in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Florida.
Miami was officially incorporated as a city on July 28, 1896 with a population of just over 300.
According to the 2000 census the city of Miami had a population of 362,470 while the larger metropolitan area had a population over 5 million.
www.miamicharters.com /2002/destinations/miami.asp   (405 words)

 Miami Tickets Broker - Miami City Tickets, Venue Information, Event Schedules Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Miami is a city located in southeast Florida in Miami-Dade County on the Miami River, between the Florida Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean, in the United States.
Today, Greater Miami is regarded as a cultural melting pot, touched by its diverse populations, the majority of whom originate from Latin America and the Caribbean.
The area was a concentration of water because the Miami River is essentially a funnel for water from the Everglades to the Atlantic Ocean.
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 USN Ships--USS Miami (1862-65)
USS Miami was decommissioned in May 1865 and sold the following August.
Frank W. Hackett, a former officer of the ship, wrote of this photograph in 1910: (it) "represents the Miami coaling from a schooner out in the sound somewhere, near Roanoke Island." That indicates that the photograph was taken in 1862-64, while Miami was serving in the North Carolina Sounds.
It is possible that the ship is USS Miami (1862-1865), which did carry IX-inch guns at the extreme bow and stern.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/miami.htm   (655 words)

 60 Minutes' Andy Rooney Visits USS MIAMI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The crew of the Submarine Force's "Big Gun," USS Miami (SSN-755), had a day of celebrity question-and-answer when Andy Rooney, veteran commentator and humorist of the CBS news program, 60 Minutes, visited the boat at Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut on 8 October 1999.
Rooney and a CBS video crew embarked on Miami for assistance with a news feature the group was shooting on the attack submarine community.
Miami has received a wealth of publicity since her return in May from deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Adriatic Sea, where the crew fired an unprecedented number of Tomahawk missiles during Operations DESERT FOX and ALLIED FORCE.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/cno/n87/usw/issue_6/rooney.html   (674 words)

The USS Miami, under the command of Captain Mai-Lin Yao, has been missing for three days, her last known Co-ordinates would be within a few hours travelling time of the Nazrea Nebula."
The Bridge of the USS Miami was charred, there must have been quite a fire, Ke'reth thought, as an Asian woman stood up from tending a young Andorian Ensign.
Valley-Forge and to Captain Jarleth Kiern of the USS Lincoln.
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 USS Miami SSN755
She was built at General Dynamics Corporation, Electric Boat Division, Groton, CT and commissioned on 30 June, 1990.
Miami's homeport is Groton, CT. An 688 Class, Miami is 362 ft and has an extreme beam of 33ft.
Miami served in the Arabian Gulf and Adriatic Sea in support of "Desert Fox" and "Allied Force".
www.subart.net /uss_miami.htm   (142 words)

 Hernando: His boiler room fire still burns
It's a polished portion of the deck planking, topped by a bronze plaque: "Presented to USS Miami Association, May 5, 2005." Fico qualified for the memento as a member of the commissioning crew.
Although the cruiser was constructed of steel, wooden timbers were laid between sections of deck plating to absorb expansion and compression of the metal plates caused by temperature variations, Fico said.
Fico and about 1,300 other crew members and officers were assigned to the USS Miami as it was being constructed by the Cramp Shipbuilding Co. in Philadelphia.
sptimes.com /2005/08/14/news_pf/Hernando/His_boiler_room_fire_.shtml   (1031 words)

 The Dolphin - Miami, Albuquerque return from historic exercise
During the time of year when most people are cooking hot dogs and hamburgers, the crews of USS Miami (SSN 755) and USS Albuquerque (SSN 706), who just returned to Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) this last week, cooked up history by participating in Summer Pulse '04.
Miami surged with the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Battle Group and Albuquerque surged with the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Battle Group.
Miami Commanding Officer Cmdr. Joe Wiegand said one of the great things about the exercise was it gave him the opportunity to get a large number of his crew qualified.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=12514852&BRD=1659&PAG=461&;dept_id=8103&rfi=6   (899 words)

 Your Premier Caterer & Personal Chef... Ft Lauderdale & Miami & Just About Everywhere Else
Miami and the surrounding metropolitan area sits between Miami River and Biscayne Bay and the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean.
Miami-Dade is comprised of 36 incorporated municipalities, including Miami Beach, Bal Harbour, North Bay Village, Sunny Isles, North Miami Beach, Aventura, North Miami, Opa-Locka, Miami Lakes, Hialeah, Medley, Miami Springs, Westchester (unincorporated), Fairlawn (unincorporated), Flagami (unincorporated), West Miami, Kendall (unincorporated), Pinecrest, Key Biscayne, Coral Gables, Islandia, Sweetwater, Homestead, and Miami Shores.
Miami's explosive population growth in recent years been driven by internal migration from other parts of the country as well as by immigration.
www.yadachef.com /miami.htm   (320 words)

 The Domino Contingency: Sharks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The target was obviously avoiding the Miami, quickly moving away from her as she maneuvered to intercept.
The contact was using the shallow water and islands as cover, darting behind the land masses to remain hidden from the Miami.
First of all, they shouldn't have picked up the Miami, she was one of the quietest ships in the world.
www.rockthefreeworld.com /novel/2004/10/sharks.html   (5473 words)

 Dive Miami Alliance - USS Oriskany CVA 34
The USS Oriskany Regional Task Force now consists of the 3 counties of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami to include the Convention and Visitors Bureaus.
In a watershed moment Broward and Miami Dade Counties have joined forces to deploy the aircraft carrier on the county line, half in Broward and half in Miami Dade.
ECOSAT commences laying the foundation of the USS Oriskany CVA 34 Task Force business plan, a Public Private Partnership that is organized to professionally address all relevant issues required to safely and successfully deploy the carrier within a protected Memorial site one and one half miles off Miami Beach Florida.
www.divemiami.com /ussoriskany_news.htm   (1780 words)

The Gulfstream USS Miami is from the later batch of Cleveland class cruisers.
Unlike previous Gulfstream releases, the deck structures are not cast integral with the hull.
The excellent instructions will enable a reasonably experienced modeler to successfully complete the Miami with a minimum of hair pulling, so don't be daunted by its many parts.
www.steelnavy.com /miami.htm   (936 words)

It was twilight when our Lt. Cruiser, U.S.S. Miami CL 89 pulled alongside to the starboard side of the severely damaged Sigsbee.
The Munsee took over to tow the Sigsbee into the rear area (out of combat zone.) The feeling all over our ship was that we wished we could have stayed with the Sigsbee to help and protect her.
The single 20mm gun on the starboard quarter of our ship, U.S.S. Miami CL-89 (Light Cruiser) was adjusting and reloading during a lull in the action one night.
www.billykrsigsbee502.com /USSMIAMI.htm   (921 words)

 Ship Modelers Association - Famous Ships
There was another hurdle to overcome, however, as two Union steamers, USS MIAMI and USS SOUTHFIELD, lashed together with spars and chains, were approaching up river, attempting to pass on either side of ALBEMARLE and so trap her.
Meanwhile, MIAMI fired a shell into ALBEMARLE at point-blank range while she was trapped by the wreck of the SOUTHFIED, but the shell rebounded off ALBEMARLE’S armor and exploded on MIAMI, killing her commanding officer, Captain Charles W. Flusser.
MIAMI then tried first to use her torpedo, then to tangle the Confederate ram’s propeller with a seine net, but neither ploy succeeded, and ALBEMARLE steamed back up the Roanoke and moored at Plymouth.
www.ship-modelers-assn.org /fam0501.htm   (1341 words)

 US Forces in the Gulf
USS Enterprise Battle Group, USS Nassau Amphibious Ready Group begin deployment by 2nd Fleet Public Affairs NORFOLK (NNS) -- The USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Battle Group, with Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW 3) embarked, began a scheduled six-month deployment Nov. 6.
The USS Nassau (LHA 4) Amphibious Ready Group, with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit embarked, will begin their deployment Nov. 13.
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen on Tuesday announced that he had recommended to the president that the transit of USS Enterprise be accelerated to have the ship arrive in the Arabian Gulf by Nov. 23, instead of the planned arrival on Nov. 26.
www.saunalahti.fi /~fta/gulf-us.htm   (1811 words)

 Bravo Fleet Hall of Honor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
USS Shanghai - EF USS Proxima - TG192
USS Gemini - NX USS Swiftsure - TG192
Markov, Valerin - LT CDR - USS Constaninople
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 DefenseLINK News: Pentagon Sends in Carrier Battle Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The battle group was diverted from its scheduled deployment to the Persian Gulf to replace the USS Enterprise, he noted.
The USS Theodore Roosevelt, a nuclear-powered carrier, is one of the most modern in the fleet, according to Bacon.
NATO's Standing Naval Forces Mediterranean, led by its flagship the USS Thorn destroyer, is in the Adriatic Sea.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Apr1999/n04051999_9904052.html   (551 words)

 Commander - CSG2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During his tenure as the navigator and operations officer aboard USS MONTPELIER (SSN 765) beginning in 1996, the ship deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf with the THEODORE ROOSEVELT Battle Group.
As the executive officer aboard USS HYMAN G RICKOVER (SSN 709) from 2000 to 2002, he participated in a six-month deployment to the North Atlantic.
Bryant assumed command of USS Miami (SSN 755) on March 10, 2006.
www.csg2.navy.mil /Miami/MiamiCommander.htm   (236 words)

 Surge Protectors Submarines Prove Vital to the Navy's Fleet Response Plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To demonstrate the concept of surge readiness in the Atlantic, 10 submarines were deployed to four AORs, including USS Albuquerque (SSN-706) and USS Miami (SSN-755), which both deployed during several phases.
Miami recently returned from a six-month deployment, where the submarine supported the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) CSG in operations in the Arabian Sea.
Albuquerque, along with Miami and USS Albany (SSN-753), participated in Operation MEDSHARK/Majestic Eagle, a joint maritime exercise with ten allied nations to develop interoperability among multinational forces and address critical undersea warfare objectives in the European AOR.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/cno/n87/usw/issue_24/surge.htm   (1395 words)

 The Dolphin - Richards turns over command of Miami toWiegand
Commander Randall G. Richards turned over command of USS Miami (SSN 755) to Cmdr. Joseph B. Wiegand Friday at Naval Submarine Base New London's Shepherd of the Sea Chapel.
"In the past two and a half years the USS Miami, under the command of Cmdr. Randy Richards, has been at the forefront of these key elements to the success of our submarine force," said Eyler.
While in command of Miami, Richards oversaw first depot modernization period to finish ahead of schedule and under budget in ten years.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=8389749&BRD=1659&PAG=461&dept_id=8103&rfi=6   (388 words)

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