Life in the Navy
Play Ball!
Just in time for the All-Star Game: Baseball in the Navy.
Life in the Navy
Play Ball!
Just in time for the All-Star Game: Baseball in the Navy.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
JULY
21
1905 - USS Bennington (Gunboat #4) is wrecked by a boiler explosion at San Diego, Calif. One officer and 65 enlisted men die in the explosion.
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Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html">Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS)</a>
 is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, USS <i>San Diego</i>
 (ACR-6).
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Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, USS San Diego (ACR-6).
In the Library:
Operational Intelligence
Establishment of Navy intelligence centers, 1942
In the Library:
Operational Intelligence
Establishment of Navy intelligence centers, 1942
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Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Check Out
Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with     visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
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Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.
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Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.