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Adak Island (Adaax) is an island near the western extent of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.
Agattu (Angatux̂) is an island in the Near Islands in the western end of the Aleutian Islands.
The Aleutian Islands (Tanam Unangaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the U.S. state of Alaska and the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai.
There have been a number of 21 inch torpedoes in service with the United States.
Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.
William Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor and director.
Buldir Island (also sometimes written Buldyr; Idmaax) is a small island in the western Aleutian Islands of the U.S. state of Alaska.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The Caribbean Sea (Mar Caribe; Mer des Caraïbes; Caraïbische Zee) is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean in the tropics of the Western Hemisphere.
Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island.
Ceremonial ship launching is the process of transferring a vessel to the water.
A deck gun is a type of naval artillery mounted on the deck of a submarine.
Newfoundland was a British dominion from 1907 to 1949.
Dutch Harbor is a harbor on Amaknak Island in Unalaska, Alaska.
Echo sounding is a type of sonar used to determine the depth of water by transmitting sound pulses into water.
Fleet problem is the term used by the United States Navy to describe each of 27 naval exercises.
General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) is a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation.
Hawaii (Hawaii) is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States, having received statehood on August 21, 1959.
John Francis Bongiovi Jr. (born March 2, 1962), known professionally as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor.
Kiska (Qisxa) is an island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.
The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (or; p or r; Japanese: or), in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast region, form a volcanic archipelago that stretches approximately northeast from Hokkaido, Japan, to Kamchatka, Russia, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the north Pacific Ocean.
League Island was an island in the Delaware River, part of the city of Philadelphia, just upstream from the mouth of the Schuylkill River, which was the site of the Philadelphia shipyard, which eventually became the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, now known as The Navy Yard.
Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.
Matthew David McConaughey (born November 4, 1969) is an American actor, producer, model, writer and director.
The Naval Vessel Register (NVR) is the official inventory of ships and service craft in custody of or titled by the United States Navy.
The Near Islands or Sasignan Islands (Sasignan tanangin) are the smallest and westernmost group of the Aleutian Islands in southwestern Alaska.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States.
The Panama Canal (Canal de Panamá) is an artificial waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.
The Panama Canal Zone (Zona del Canal de Panamá) was an unincorporated territory of the United States from 1903 to 1979, centered on the Panama Canal and surrounded by the Republic of Panama.
Paramushir (translit, translit, translit, is a volcanic island in the northern portion of Kuril Islands chain in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific Ocean. It is separated from Shumshu by the very narrow Second Kuril Strait in the northeast, from Antsiferov by the Luzhin Strait (15 km) to the southwest, from Atlasov in the northwest by, and from Onnekotan in the south by the 40 km wide Fourth Kuril Strait. Its northern tip is from Cape Lopatka at the southern tip of the Kamchatka Peninsula. Its name is derived from the Ainu language, from “broad island” or “populous island”. Severo-Kurilsk, the administrative center of the Severo-Kurilsky district, is the only permanently populated settlement on Paramushir island.
Pearl Harbor is a lagoon harbor on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, west of Honolulu.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
A sampan is a relatively flat bottomed Chinese wooden boat.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California.
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.
Ship commissioning is the act or ceremony of placing a ship in active service, and may be regarded as a particular application of the general concepts and practices of project commissioning.
Shumshu (Шумшу, Shumushu; 占守島 Shumushu-tō) is the second-northernmost island of the Kuril Islands chain, which divides the Sea of Okhotsk from the northwest Pacific Ocean.
A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
A submarine base is a military base that shelters submarines and their personnel.
A torpedo tube is a cylinder shaped device for launching torpedoes.
U-571 is a 2000 French-American war film about a World War II German submarine boarded by American submariners to capture her Enigma cipher machine.
Unalaska (Aleut: Iluulux̂) is the chief center of population in the Aleutian Islands.
Union Iron Works, located in San Francisco, California, on the southeast waterfront, was a central business within the large industrial zone of Potrero Point, for four decades at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Asiatic Fleet was a fleet of the United States Navy during much of the first half of the 20th century.
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' S-class submarines, often simply called S-boats (sometimes "Sugar" boats, after the then contemporary Navy phonetic alphabet for "S"), were the first class of submarines with a significant number built to United States Navy designs.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 4"/50 caliber gun (spoken "four-inch-fifty-caliber") was the standard low-angle, quick-firing gun for United States, first appearing on the monitor and then used on "Flush Deck" destroyers through World War I and the 1920s.