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    I rode many a liberty launch from the JFK to Fleet Landing in Mediterranean ports long before('73 & "73) most of you were born!
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    Post card photo of USS West Virginia (BB-48) going through the Panama Canal in October 1924.

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    Overhead view of USS New York (BB-34) passing through the Panama Canal in July, 1919. US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo No.1986.094.001.032 via Mike Green.

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    New York City (19 October 1945): SC/2 Chester Smigielski, of Chelsea, Massachusetts, holds up an appetizing hunk of meat for spectators to see during the public inspection tour of the battleship USS New York (BB-34), which docked in New York this morning. The public was permitted aboard in the afternoon. Photo courtesy of Acme Newspictures via Bill Gonyo.

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    USS Arizona (BB 39) Seen here at Puget Sound Navy Yard,Bremerton WA, in 1921.

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    Oil on canvas painting by the artist Tom Freeman entitled "Last Mooring", showing the Arizona (BB-39) moored in front of the Nevada (BB-36) and behind the Oklahoma (BB-37). Photo and text courtesy of
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    “I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: 'I served in the United States Navy.”

    ― John F. Kennedy


    [​IMG]80-G-316337 by National Museum of the U.S. Navy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]PR-3-Box-85-1 by National Museum of the U.S. Navy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]80-G-316289 by National Museum of the U.S. Navy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]208-MO-Box 22-Q-35778-FN by National Museum of the U.S. Navy, on Flickr

    [​IMG]80-G-44088 by National Museum of the U.S. Navy, on Flickr

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