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Asian Americans In
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USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) Underway during builder's sea trials on 26 January 2004 - Learn More On Asian Americans In Naval History
USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) Underway during builder's sea trials on 26 January 2004 - Learn More On Asian Americans In Naval History
Battle Of Midway
Mikuma Capsizes and Sinks
Victory at the Battle of Midway, Fought on the high seas of the Pacific
Victory at the Battle of Midway, Fought on the high seas of the Pacific
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1944 - USS England (DE 635) sinks a Japanese submarine near New Ireland, sinking five submarines in a week.
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Ship Histories
Browse the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships to learn about ships from the earliest days of the Navy to the present.
Browse the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships to learn about ships from the earliest days of the Navy to the present.
USS Constitution
Ship of State
USS Constitution as a receiving ship at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, c. 1890 – note the great "ship house" to Constitution's right, where warships could be built under cover.
USS Constitution as a receiving ship at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, c. 1890 – note the great "ship house" to Constitution's right, where warships could be built under cover.
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Navy Heritage
Fascinated by Navy customs, traditions, awards, and ceremonies? Find out more here about the service's rich heritage.
Fascinated by Navy customs, traditions, awards, and ceremonies? Find out more here about the service's rich heritage.
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Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
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Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.