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  Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michigan was explored and settled by French voyageurs in the 17th century.
Michigan borders Indiana and Ohio to the south, and Wisconsin to the southwest of the Upper Peninsula.
The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is nicknamed "The Mitten" because it resembles the palm of a right-hand mitten.
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 Encyclopedia: USS Michigan (1843)
USS Michigan was the United States Navy’s first iron-hulled warship and served during the American Civil War.
Michigan was designed by naval constructor Samuel Hart; fabricated in parts at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, during the last half of 1842; and carried overland to Erie, Pennsylvania, where assembled.
After the war, Michigan continued her faithful service, and was the ship which intercepted and interned the army of the Fenian Brotherhood as it returned from its invasion of Canada near Buffalo, New York in 1866.
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 USS Michigan (SSBN-727) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Michigan (SSBN/SSGN-727) is the second Ohio-class Nuclear Powered Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine in the United States Navy.
Michigan was constructed at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut and was commissioned on 11 September 1982.
Michigan is currently undergoing conversion to an SSGN at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Michigan_(SSBN-727)   (178 words)

  
 USS Michigan (BB-27) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Michigan (BB-27), a South Carolina class battleship, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the 26th state.
Michigan operated along the Atlantic coast until standing out from the Virginia Capes on 15 November 1912 for a cruise to the Gulf of Mexico.
Michigan decommissioned at Philadelphia Navy Yard 11 February 1922 and was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register on 10 November 1923.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Michigan_(BB-27)   (816 words)

  
 USS Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The first USS Michigan, the Navy's first iron-hulled warship, launched in 1843, operated on the Great Lakes for her entire career, was later renamed Wolverine and decommissioned in 1912.
The second USS Michigan (BB-27), a South Carolina-class battleship, saw action against Mexico and escorted convoys during World War I.
The third USS Michigan (SSBN-727), the second Ohio-class submarine, no longer serves as a ballistic missile submarine, but will be converted into a guided missile submarine (SSGN).
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/USS_Michigan   (205 words)

  
 USS Michigan
Michigan, the U.S. Navy's first iron-hulled warship, was designed by naval constructor Samuel Hart, fabricated in parts at Pittsburgh, Pa., during the last half of 1842, and carried overland to Erie, Pa., where assembled.
Michigan was built by the Navy for defense of Lake Erie after the British Government kind armed two steamers there during the Canadian rebellion.
She was sold to the Foundation for the Preservation of the Original USS Michigan Inc., 19 July 1948.
www.multied.com /NAVY/Steamer/michigan.html   (710 words)

  
 SSBN 727 Michigan
USS MICHIGAN (SSBN-727) is the second TRIDENT Class Nuclear Powered Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine to have been constructed at the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut.
MICHIGAN was commissioned on 11 September 1982 and is the third United States Navy vessel to bear the name of the state.
The USS MICHIGAN, renamed the USS WOLVERINE, was the first iron warship in the U.S. Navy and probably the first iron or steel warship of her size in the world.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/agency/ssbn-727.htm   (387 words)

  
 USS Michigan (1843) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
USS Michigan was the (The navy of the United States of America; maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces) United States Navy’s first iron-hulled warship and served during the (Civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865) American Civil War.
Some distance offshore Michigan floated easily in (The 4th largest of the Great Lakes; it is linked to the Hudson River by the New York State Barge Canal) Lake Erie, after launching herself in the night.
Michigan operated on the (A group of 5 lakes in central North America) Great Lakes out of Erie, Pennsylvania, throughout her career.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/us/uss_michigan_(1843)2.htm   (632 words)

  
 Wolverine exhibit
Commissioned in 1844, the U.S.S. Michigan was the first iron-hulled warship in the U.S. Navy and the first of her kind on the Great Lakes.
This is one of two hand carved oak eagles from the paddle box of the USS Michigan (nee Wolverine) The eagles were not original decorative features of the vessel.
Among these were the Wisconsin and Michigan timber rebellion of the 1850's, the Beaver/Mackinac War of the same era that resulted in the assassination of a Mormon religious leader, bitter strikes by copper and iron workers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the Civil War draft riots of 1863, and the Fenian raid into Canada in 1866.
www.brigniagara.org /virtualtour/wolverine.htm   (736 words)

  
 USS Michigan (BB-27): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about USS Michigan (BB-27)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Assigned to the Atlantic Fleet Michigan conducted shakedown off the east coast and in the eastern Caribbean Sea until 7 June 1910.
Michigan next put to sea 11 October 1914 and from that time until the eve of America's entry into World War I, operated out of various ports on the eastern seaboard.
Following overhaul at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during May and June, Michigan resumed training exercises in the Atlantic until 6 August, when she was placed in limited commission at Philadelphia Navy Yard.
www.encyclopedian.com /us/USS-Michigan-(BB-27).html   (813 words)

  
 US Navy & the Panama Canal
The USS Arkansas was in the Atlantic at the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The USS California was at Pearl Harbor, as was the USS Maryland.
The USS Pennsylvania was in drydock at Pearl Harbor during the attack.
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 USS Michigan enters shipyard for conversion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Midday ferry riders received a visual treat Monday as the Trident submarine USS Michigan sailed past the ferry and entered Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for a three-year refueling and conversion.
Later this year, the Bangor-based USS Georgia will become the fourth and final Trident to undergo a conversion to SSGN, a Navy term for nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine.
USS Florida began its refueling conversion in August at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Virginia.
www.diodon349.com /submarines/uss_michigan_enters_shipyard_for_conversion_NSLUpdate_020604.htm   (216 words)

  
 Directory - Reference: Museums: Military: North America: United States: Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier Museum  · cached · USS Lexington Aircraft Cariier Museum on the Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas.
USS Marlin (SST-2)  · cached · On display as a memorial submarine in Freedom Park at the Greater Omaha Marina in Nebraska.
USS Silversides (SS-236) - National Historic Landmark  · iweb · cached · The USS Silversides was launched at Mare Island Naval Yard, California, on August 28, 1941.
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 Navy no stranger to Duluth, by Pat Labadie   Seaway Port Authority of Duluth, Minnesota
The similar USS Essex (1876) was brought into the Lakes in 1904 for the Ohio Naval Militia; she was berthed at Toledo.
The 160-foot USS Gopher (1871), a former lighthouse tender, was sent to Duluth in July 1905.
The 185-foot USS Essex was transferred from Toledo in 1917 to join the Gopher at Duluth, and the two served here together for the next several years, although the Gopher was often sent to the new Great Lakes Naval Training Station near Chicago.
www.duluthport.com /spring98/navy.html   (589 words)

  
 USS Michigan BB-27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Michigan next put to sea 21 October 1914 and from that time until the eve of America's entry into World War I operated out of various ports on the eastern seaboard.
Michigan's foremast buckled and was carried away over the port side as the battlewagon lurched violently in the trough of a heavy sea.
Following overhaul at Philadelphia during May and June, Michigan resumed training exercises in the Atlantic until 6 August, when she was placed in limited commission at Philadelphia,ia Navy Yard.
www.navyhistory.com /battle/Mich.html   (709 words)

  
 USS Michigan (BB 27)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Michigan next put to sea 11 October 1914 and from that time until the eve of America's entry into WorldWar I, operated out of various ports on the eastern seaboard.
On 15 January 1918, while steaming in formation with the fleet off CapeHatteras, Michigan's foremast buckled and was carried away over the port side as the battlewagon lurched violentlyin the trough of a heavy sea.
Following overhaul at Philadelphia,Pennsylvania, during May and June, Michigan resumed training exercises in the Atlantic until 6 August, when she was placed in limited commission at Philadelphia Navy Yard.
www.therfcc.org /uss-michigan-bb-27--284428.html   (774 words)

  
 SSGN - A Transformational Force of the U.S. Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
We are here to witness the first deployment of USS Michigan (SSGN-727) as she joins U.S. forces currently engaged in combat operations overseas.
Completing conversion last year, Michigan is a TRIDENT submarine modified to carry up to 154 cruise missiles and as many as 66 Special Forces personnel for months at a time.
Michigan was relieved on-station in the Indian Ocean by the USS Georgia, the second converted Trident SSGN.”
www.sublant.navy.mil /SSGN.HTM   (1869 words)

  
 US Navy & the Panama Canal
The USS Lexington CV-2 was sunk during the battle of the Coral Sea during WWII.
It's namesake USS Lexington CV-16, after a distinguished career, was stationed in Pensacola, FL for many years and was "the" carrier that the Navy used for training pilots to land on aircraft carriers.
The USS Texas was decommisioned and is also available for tours in San Jacinto, TX (near Houston).
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 Seven Pacific Fleet Submarines Earn Battle E
The winners were USS Los Angeles (SSN 688), USS Louisville (SSN 724), USS Cheyenne (SSN 773), USS Helena (SSN 725), USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705), USS Michigan (SSBN 727) and USS Parche (SSN 683).
Commanding Officer of Submarine Squadron 7, Capt. Dennis Murphy, said the Squadron 7 submarines have performed flawlessly and that all of the submarines are vital in the mission of the SUBPAC force.
USS Tucson (SSN 770) launched the first Tactical Tomahawk in an exercise from a submarine, and USS Cheyenne was the first U.S. warship to fire Tomahawks into Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=11606   (558 words)

  
 U.S. jobs, Krispy Kreme a hit in Mexico - 02/11/04
The USS Michigan is undergoing a three-year conversion at a Washington shipyard.
Named for the USS Michigan’s hull number, it’s a local booster organization that does things like send care packages to the officers and crew — average age 21 — who keep the boat afloat.
The original USS Michigan was the first iron-hulled warship in the U.S. Navy.
www.detnews.com /2004/metro/0402/11/a02e-61243.htm   (706 words)

  
 Open Directory - Reference: Museums: Military: North America: United States: Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
USS Lexington Aircraft Carrier Museum - USS Lexington Aircraft Cariier Museum on the Bay in Corpus Christi, Texas.
USS Marlin (SST-2) - On display as a memorial submarine in Freedom Park at the Greater Omaha Marina in Nebraska.
USS Silversides (SS-236) - National Historic Landmark - The USS Silversides was launched at Mare Island Naval Yard, California, on August 28, 1941.
dmoz.org /Reference/Museums/Military/North_America/United_States/Navy   (770 words)

  
 Submarines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709) is the only Los Angeles class submarine not named for a city.
USS Los Angeles (SSN 688) is the namesake ship in her highly capable class of fast attack submarines.
USS Pogy (SSN 647) at sunrise through the ice at the North Pole.
www.cnrc.navy.mil /nucfield/media/submarin.htm   (186 words)

  
 USS Michigan (Bb-27)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
USS Carolina del Sur un acorazado de la clasede Michigan (Bb-27), era la segunda nave de la marina de Estados Unidos que se nombrará en el honor del vigésimo sexto estado.
Michigan operatorio a lo largo de la costa atlántica hasta estar parado hacia fuera desde los cabos de Virginia el 15 de noviembre de 1912 para una travesía al golfo de México.
Michigan después puso al mar el 11 de octubre de 1914 y a partir de ese tiempo hasta la víspera de la entrada de América en Primera Guerra Mundial, operatorio fuera de varios puertos en el litoral del este.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/us/USS%20Michigan%20%28Bb27%29.htm   (1026 words)

  
 USS Michigan (SSBN-727) - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
USS Michigan (SSBN-727) is the second Ohio class Nuclear Powered Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine in the United States Navy.
Michigan arrived in Bangor, Washington on 16 March 1983 and has completed sixty-six Strategic Deterrent Patrols.
This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, the USS MICHIGAN Web site and various news articles.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /USS_Michigan_%28SSBN-727%29   (158 words)

  
 Michigan History State of Michigan and the Arkansas Encyclopedia Encyclopedia of Arkansas Arkansas History State of ...
Stevens T. Mason started a minor conflict with Ohio over the city of Toledo, (now Toledo, Ohio) known as the Toledo War the same year: Ohio was awarded Toledo but Michigan was given a majority of Michigan's upper peninsula.
Admitted as a free state into the union in 1837 (the 26th state), it was admitted with the slave state of Arkansas
Features: Michigan is the only state composed of two separate peninsulas.
cherokeeprincessdesigns.bizhosting.com /arkapedia/pedia/Michigan   (811 words)

  
 Chartroom :: BB-27; USS Michigan
Michigan (BB-27) at anchor, boats out, circa 1910-15.
The Michigan (BB-27) and South Carolina's (BB-26) design preceded the Dreadnought's design but building delays on the two ships allowed the Dreadnought to be launched and commissioned first which diminished the South Carolina's class impact on the naval scene.
The United States ship's were of a superior design combining a powerful armament on a limited displacement.
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 27
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 USS Idaho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Four ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Idaho in honor of the 43rd state.
The first USS Idaho 8 was a wooden steam sloop converted to a full-rigged sailing ship.
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 USS Michigan Arrives at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) -- Feb. 2, USS Michigan (SSGN 727) departed Naval Submarine Base Bangor and entered the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS) to commence Engineered Refueling Overhaul and eventual conversion from a fleet ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) to a guided-missile submarine (SSGN).
“This is an exciting time for the crew of USS Michigan," said Cmdr. Thomas Calabrese, Michigan's commanding officer, as the sub begins its three-year refueling and conversion process at PSNS.
Michigan is the second of the original 18 Ohio-class submarines and was commissioned Sept. 11, 1982.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=11711   (301 words)

  
 U.S. Navy Battleships - USS Michigan (BB 27)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Reaching that troubled Mexican city 22 April 1914, she landed a battalion of Marines as part of the main occupation force, then operated off the Mexican coast heading home 20 June and entered the Delaware Capes on the 26th.
Michigan proceeded to Norfolk where the next day she transferred her casualties to USS Solace (AH-5).
Following overhaul at Philadelphia during May and June 1919, Michigan resumed training exercises in the Atlantic until 6 August, when she was placed in limited commission at Philadelphia Navy Yard.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/battleships/michigan/bb27-mich.html   (757 words)

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