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Alameda (Spanish) is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.
--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.
A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection.
A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare weapon.
The East China Sea is a marginal sea east of China.
The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
Enewetak Atoll (also spelled Eniwetok Atoll or sometimes Eniewetok; Ānewetak,, or Āne-wātak) is a large coral atoll of 40 islands in the Pacific Ocean and with its 850 people forms a legislative district of the Ralik Chain of the Marshall Islands.
A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
General Engineering & Dry Dock Company was a shipbuilding company in Alameda, California that was active from the 1920s through the 1940s.
The Gilbert Islands (Tungaru;Reilly Ridgell. Pacific Nations and Territories: The Islands of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia. 3rd. Ed. Honolulu: Bess Press, 1995. p. 95. formerly Kingsmill or King's-Mill IslandsVery often, this name applied only to the southern islands of the archipelago, the northern half being designated as the Scarborough Islands. Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam Webster, 1997. p. 594) are a chain of sixteen atolls and coral islands in the Pacific Ocean about halfway between Papua New Guinea and Hawaii.
The Hawaiian Islands (Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some from the island of Hawaiokinai in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.
The Hedgehog (also known as an Anti-Submarine Projector) was a forward-throwing anti-submarine weapon that was used during the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War.
A number of ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Buffalo.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
Honshu is the largest and most populous island of Japan, located south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Straits.
The San Francisco Naval Shipyard was a United States Navy shipyard in San Francisco, located on of waterfront at Hunters Point in the southeast corner of the city.
, known in English as Iwo Jima, is one of the Japanese Volcano Islands and lies south of the Ogasawara Islands.
Johnston Atoll, also known as Kalama Atoll to Native Hawaiians, is an unincorporated territory of the United States currently administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Juan Nepomuceno Álvarez Hurtado de Luna, generally known as Juan Álvarez, (27 January 1790 – 21 August 1867) was a general, long-time caudillo (regional leader) in southern Mexico, and interim president of Mexico for two months in 1855, following the liberals ouster of Antonio López de Santa Anna.
is the sixth-largest city in Japan and the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture.
is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.
The Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) were several classes of seagoing amphibious assault ships of the Second World War used to land large numbers of infantry directly onto beaches.
Liberty ships were a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II.
A lifeboat is a small, rigid or inflatable boat carried for emergency evacuation in the event of a disaster aboard a ship.
The Mariana Islands (also the Marianas) are a crescent-shaped archipelago comprising the summits of fifteen mostly dormant volcanic mountains in the western North Pacific Ocean, between the 12th and 21st parallels north and along the 145th meridian east.
The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ), is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.
The Mexican Navy is one of the two independent armed forces of Mexico.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Naval Base San Diego, which locals refer to as 32nd Street Naval Station, is the second largest Surface Ship base of the United States Navy and is located in San Diego, California.
The Naval Vessel Register (NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy.
Newport Beach is a seaside city in Orange County, California, United States.
Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast.
and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.
is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.
Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu.
A rocket (from Italian rocchetto "bobbin") is a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Saipan (formerly in Spanish: Saipán) is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean.
San Clemente Island (Tongva: Kinkipar) is the southernmost of the Channel Islands of California.
San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California.
is a core city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
A service star is a miniature bronze or silver five-pointed star inch (4.8 mm) in diameter that is authorized to be worn by members of the seven uniformed services of the United States on medals and ribbons to denote an additional award or service period.
The, also known as Setouchi or often shortened to Inland Sea, is the body of water separating Honshū, Shikoku, and Kyūshū, three of the four main islands of Japan.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
Tarawa is an atoll and the capital of the Republic of Kiribati, in the central Pacific Ocean.
A task force (TF) is a unit or formation established to work on a single defined task or activity.
Tinian is one of the three principal islands of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
Treasure Island is an artificial island in the San Francisco Bay and a neighborhood in the city and county of San Francisco.
A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.
Ulithi (Wulthiy, Yulthiy, or Wugöy) is an atoll in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, about east of Yap.
The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States Navy maintains a number of its ships as part of a reserve fleet, often called the "Mothball Fleet".
The second USS Ardent (AM-340) was a in the United States Navy.
USS Rockford (PF-48), a in commission from 1944 to 1945, thus far has been the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Rockford, Illinois.
The 3″/50 caliber gun (spoken "three-inch fifty-caliber") in United States naval gun terminology indicates the gun fired a projectile in diameter, and the barrel was 50 calibers long (barrel length is 3 in × 50.
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