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  WORLD WAR II 1943
The PT-boat tender USS Niagara (AGP-1) is sunk by a horizontal bomber in the Solomons.
The gunboat USS Plymouth (PG-57) is sunk by a submarine torpedo.
The Japanese frigate Mutsure is sunk by the submarine USS Snapper (SS-185) in the Carolines.
www.blountweb.com /blountcountymilitary/wars/ww2/timelines/1943_ww2.htm   (9086 words)

  
 Nashville-Now.Com Online Office Center
USS NASHVILLE (LPD 13) is not the first ship to bear this proud name but is the third United States Ship and the fifth warship to be named for the capital city of Tennessee.
The USS NASHVILLE (PG-7) was a gunboat commissioned at Norfolk, Virginia in 1897.
NASHVILLE was to protect the USS HORNET and the 16 Army B-25 bombers on her deck as she crossed the Pacific Ocean and targeted Tokyo, Japan.
www.nashville-now.com /History   (1520 words)

  
 USS Nashville
USS Nashville (PG-7)[?] was a gunboat that saw action during the Spanish-American War.
USS Nashville (CL-43)[?] was a light cruiser that saw action during World War II.
USS Nashville (LPD-13) is a amphibious transport dock currently in service.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/us/USS_Nashville.html   (72 words)

  
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From August to December 1941, NASHVILLE was based at Bermuda for neutrality patrols in the Central Atlantic.
From June to November 1942, NASHVILLE patrolled the North Pacific, and participated in the attack on Kiska, 7 August, in which heavy damage was inflicted on Japanese shore installations.
NASHVILLE arrived at Pearl Harbor 22 November 1942 and proceeded south to the Fiji Islands on 24 December.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/cruisers/cl43.txt   (1280 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS Nashville (CL-43)
USS Nashville, a 9475-ton Brooklyn class light cruiser built at Camden, New Jersey, was commissioned in June 1938.
In March 1942, Nashville escorted the new aircraft carrier Hornet to the Pacific and in April accompanied her on the Doolittle Raid on Japan, during which she first fired her guns "in anger" when the task force encountered Japanese picket boats.
Nashville went to the Atlantic in January 1946 and was inactivated at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where she decommissioned in June.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-n/cl43.htm   (1146 words)

  
 Naval History/USS Nashville CL-43
The second Nashville (CL-43) was laid down 24 January 1935 by New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J. Launched 2 October 1937; sponsored by Misses Ann and Mildred Stahlman, and commissioned 6 June 1938, Capt. William W. Wilson in command.
From June to November 1942, Nashville patrolled the North Pacific, and participated in the attack on Kiska 7 August in which heavy damage was inflieted on Japanese shore installations.
On 29 July, Nashville made a brief sortie from Subie to intercept a Japanese convoy reported off Indoehina, but the sortie was cancelled, ending the cruiser's final wartime operation.
www.multied.com /Navy/cruiser/Nashville.html   (1243 words)

  
 USS Nashville LPD-13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Nashville ran the Union blockade on October 21, 1861 and was the first warship to fly the Confederate flag in European waters.
USS Nashville (PG7), a gunboat built at Newport News, was launched on October 19, 1895.
USS Nashville (CL-43), a light cruiser that served with distinction in World War II, was commissioned on June 6, 1938, sponsored by Ann and Mildred Stahlman of Nashville.
home.nyc.rr.com /nashville/ship.html   (673 words)

  
 Essay: Nashville on the High Seas
Though never completed, Nashville had been heavily armored with steel plating and, when surrendered to the U.S. Navy, was believed unable to carry her weight of armor.
With a length of 233 feet 8 inches and a beam of 38 feet 1 inch, she was armed with eight.40 caliber guns, two 6-pounders, two 3-pounders, and two 1-pounders.
She was chosen as the flagship to transport General of the Armies Douglas MacArthur on his famous, triumphant return to the Philippines.
pages.prodigy.net /nhn.slate/nh00027.htm   (628 words)

  
 USS Nashville (Brooklyn Class Light Cruiser) by Iron Shipwright
Two etched brass sheets are included with the kit: one for Nashville specific details, and one for railings and ladders.
For the Nashville this consists of the 6" turrets, 5" mounts, 40mm mounts, 20mm mounts and both main and secondary gun directors.
Painting of the USS Nashville was perhaps the most difficult part of the modelling process.
www.steelnavy.com /ISNashville.htm   (1291 words)

  
 Nashville In
Nashville is the name of several cities in the United States of America, most commonly the largest Nashville, in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
In the 2003-2004 season, the Nashville Predators, under coach Barry Trotz, made their first trip to the playoffs, as the eighth seeded team in the Western Conference with a franchise record 91 points.
The Sounds are currently in negotiations with the Metropolitan Nashville government to build a new state-of-the-art stadium on city-owned property along the banks of the Cumberland River in downtown Nashville.
www.breadlike.com /pages7/57/nashville-in.html   (689 words)

  
 USS Nashville (CL-43) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The second USS Nashville (CL-43) was laid down 24 January 1935 by New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey; launched 2 October 1937; sponsored by Misses Ann and Mildred Stahlman; and commissioned 6 June 1938, Capt. William W. Wilson in command.
Hornet and Nashville sailed, under Admiral William Halsey, from San Diego 2 April, the carrier laden with 16 Army B–25 bombers under the command of Lt. Col.
Nashville, CTF 73 embarked, entered Shanghai harbor 19 September 1945.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Nashville_(CL-43)   (1321 words)

  
 USS BUSH-SHORT HISTORY
After participating in nearly every stepping-stone assault since the New Guinea landings of early 1944, the USS BUSH met her end during the final campaign of the war when three Jap Suicide planes crashed into her sides as she stood picket duty ahead of the Okinawa invasion forces.
On April 2, the USS PRITCHETT (DD561) reported to relieve her and the BUSH proceeded to Kerama Retto for fuel.
The USS COLHOUN (DD801) came in from a nearby picket station to offer assistance; however, at 5 o'clock a flight of 10 to 15 Jap planes interrupted the battle to keep the BUSH afloat.
www.ussbush.com /shrthist.htm   (1694 words)

  
 Nashville
Launched in 1937, Nashville was one of nine
In December 1944 she was hit by a kamikaze while en route to Mindoro in the Philippines.
Seriously damaged and with 310 men dead or wounded, she was knocked out of the war until April '45, when she returned to action in the Philippines.
www.steelnavy.com /Nashville.htm   (345 words)

  
 The Tiger is Dead
Two submarines, USS Thrasher and USS Trout, were operating off the coast of Japan, watching for enemy fleet movements and reporting all weather conditions.
She was with the USS Wasp CV-7 in the Soloman Islands in the South Pacific when Wasp sank.
The Destroyer USS Mustin DD-413 became the Guardian Angel of Hornet, by having some of her crew courageously send a motor whale boat into open seas to retrieve 337 Hornet survivors.
www.thetigerisdead.com /forgottensailors.html   (2720 words)

  
 Raid on Tokyo
The plan had called for USS Enterprise (CV 6) to provide air combat cover while Hornet was to steam to where Col. Doolittle would lead the B-25s in the strike on Tokyo and other important Japanese cities.
Originally, the task force intended to proceed to within 400 miles of the Japanese coast; however, on the morning of 18 April a Japanese patrol boat, No. 23 Nitto Maru, sighted Hornet.
The patrol boat informed the Japanese of the presence and location of the American task force before the cruiser USS Nashville (CL 43) sank the craft.
www.ussnashville.org /Tokyo_Raid.htm   (522 words)

  
 USS Wasatch (AGC-9) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
USS Wasatch (AGC-9) was a Mount McKinley class amphibious force command ship named after a mountain chain in central Utah.
The American forces lost USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73), destroyers USS Johnston (DD-557) and USS Hoel (DD-533), and the destroyer escort, USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413).
On 20 November, Admiral Kinkaid again embarked in Wasatch, and, escorted by USS Lough (DE-536) and USS Daniel E. Joy (DE-595), proceeded to Leyte and anchored in San Pedro Bay on the 25th.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/USS_Wasatch   (1523 words)

  
 Ahoy - Mac's Web Log-A Short Philatelic History of The Yangtze Patrol by George Saqqal-
USS ASHUELOT and USS MONOCACY (Figure 2) were both fully rigged, 1030 ton, side-wheel, double-ended gunboats whose armament consisted of four 8-inch smooth bore cannon, two sixty-pounder naval rifles, two 24-pounder howitzers, and two 20-pounder naval rifles.
Officially she was the USS MONOCACY, the first of two gunboats to bear that name proudly on the Yangtze, and typical of the type of boat sent to the Yangtze to look after American interests.
She even served as an escort in WWII as the USS DOVER (IX-30) and at war's end she was struck from the Register of Naval Vessels in 1946 and sold for scrap that same year at age 50.
ahoy.tk-jk.net /macslog/PhilatelicHistoryofTheYan.html   (14008 words)

  
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Stories from the men who devoted their lives and served on one of the most underrated US armed warships of World War II.
The USS Worcester was commissioned 26 June 1948 and decommissioned 19 December 1958.
USS Nashville was the flagship for General Douglas MacArthur during the Pacific Campaign in WWII.
www.juvio.com /search/directory.asp?c=74489   (221 words)

  
 USS NASHVILLE CL
We also wish to share memories of reunions past and keep in contact with one another.
Family members and friends are invited to attend.
This is also the place to send information on Nashvillers.
www.ussnashville.org   (141 words)

  
 The Doolittle Raid: April 18, 1942
There, on a nearby airfield, was painted the outline of a carrier, inspiring Lowe to pursue the possibility of launching ground-based bombers - large planes, with far greater range than carrier-based bombers - from the deck of an aircraft carrier.
At the same time, radio operators intercepted broadcasts from the picket reporting the task force's presence.
Nashville to dispose of the picket, and launched Doolittle's bombers into the air:
www.cv6.org /1942/doolittle/doolittle.htm   (957 words)

  
 MOAA: Information Exchange
USS Sturtevant (DE/DER-239), April 29—May 2, Fort Mitchell, Ky. Contact: J. Angst, 635 E. Olson St., Blair, WI 54616, (608) 989-9041, ajack@triwest.net.
USS Nashville (CL-43), May 13-17, Branson, Mo. Contact: D. Hill, 4020 Inca St., N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87111, (505) 299-4132, carbonjet@aol.com.
He served on the USS Strong (DD-758) in Charleston, S.C., as a supply officer from 1965—68.
www.moaa.org /magazine/January2004/information_exchange.asp   (1923 words)

  
 Doolittle's Raiders and the Story of the USS Hornet
To accomplish this, the aircraft carrier USS HORNET, CV-8, on February 2, 1942, successfully launched two Army Air Force B-25 bombers from its flight deck, in the Atlantic Ocean, off Norfolk, Virginia.
A welcome sight came on the morning of April 13, in the form of the USS ENTERPRISE CV-6 and her screen of ships, sent to escort the HORNET on the last leg of her mad dash to Japan.
In addition, the submarines USS Thresher and USS Trout were operating off the Japanese coast, watching for enemy fleet movements and weather conditions.
ussslcca25.com /dolittle.htm   (1565 words)

  
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View looking aft from the island of USS Hornet (CV-8), while en route to the mission\'s launching point.
USS Gwin (DD-433) is coming alongside, as USS Nashville (CL-43) steams in the distance.
Eight of the mission\'s sixteen B-25B bombers are parked within view, as are two of the ship\'s SBD scout bombers.
aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu /database/aircraft/getimage.htm?id=5624   (88 words)

  
 War Diary 1941-46   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The USS GRIDLEY (DD-380) and USS McCALL (DD 400)
I have learned that the KANAWA, the tanker at Tulagi and her escort, the (DD 483) AARON WARD were sunk by the Japs on the day we pulled out of Tulagi.
The NASHVILLE, ST. LOUIS and Destroyers PHILLIPS (498) and WALLER (466) underway at 1730.
www.ussstlouis.com /war_diary_1941-46.htm   (15883 words)

  
 USS Nashville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
USS Nashville (PG-7) was a gunboat that saw action during the Spanish-American War and cruised off the coast of Panama in November 1903.
See also CSS Nashville (1861) and CSS Nashville (1864).
If an internal link referred you to this page, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended ship article, if one exists.
erwiki.com /article/USS_Nashville   (121 words)

  
 THE SECOND LIFE OF THE USS UTAH
Over the weeks that followed, she trained her embarked gunnery students in control and loading drills for the 5-inch batteries, firing runs on radio-controlled drone targets as well as.50-caliber and 1.1-inch firing on drones and balloons.
See our section of eyewitness reports, and read our section titled "Death of the USS Utah" for the eyewitness accounts of the Officer leading the rescue party, see the "Eyewitness Reports" section for John Vaessen - the one man who was rescued.
The Webmaster, a USS Utah Survivor, and USS Utah Association cannot substantiate all the information contained herein.
www.ussutah.org /history2.htm   (1434 words)

  
 U.S. Navy Battleships - USS Utah (BB 31)
During that period of alterations and repairs, the ship's "cage" mainmast was replaced by a lighter pole mast; she was fitted to burn oil instead of coal as fuel; and her armament was modified to reflect the increased concern over antiaircraft defense.
She conducted her first target duty, for cruisers of the Fleet, on 25 July 1932, and later, on 2 August, conducted rehearsal runs for USS Nevada (BB-36), Utah being controlled from USS Hovey (DD-208) and USS Talbot (DD-114).
Over the weeks that followed, she trained her embarked gunnery students in control and loading drills for the 5-inch batteries, firing runs on radio-controlled drone targets as well as.50- caliber and 1.1-inch firing on drones and balloons.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/battleships/utah/bb31-utah.html   (2852 words)

  
 MOAA: Information Exchange
USS John Paul Jones Assn (DD-230, DD-932, DDG-32, DDG), April 29—May 6, Philadelphia.
USS Nashville (CL-43), May 13-17, Branson, Mo. Contact: D. Hill, 4020 Inca St., N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87111, (505) 299-4123, carbonjet@aol.com.
He is a former executive officer of the USS Jallao.
www.moaa.org /magazine/March2004/information_exchange.asp   (1916 words)

  
 www.DoolittleRaid.com - Cardmodel Competition Page
This competition is designed to inspire some creativity in relation to the Doolittle Raid and it's history.
I hope that several good models will be designed, not only of the B-25B and possibly the USS Hornet, but also of other aspects of the Doolittle Raid including those involved in the support and training for the the operation.
The competition should encourage further research into the Doolittle Raid, should interest some people in an interesting and amazing part of our US history, and should be an encouragement to young people who may put some of the models created together and think about these events in history and learn lessons from that time period.
www.doolittleraid.com /Competition.html   (1455 words)

  
 Cruisers of the United States
USS Newark - C1 USS Birmingham CS - 2
USS Charleston - C2 USS Pensacola CL 24
USS San Francisco - C5 USS Fall River Ca 131
www.multied.com /Navy/cruiser/index.html   (125 words)

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