USS OKLAHOMA CITY CG-5 AT OTARU JAPAN

http://www.flickr.com/gp/jmakaiju/3N99h6 This is at the port of Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan. Japanese residents are visible waiting to board the ship for a tour. This one of the last port visits prior to relief by the USS BLUE RIDGE LCC-19 which came to Otaru the following year. Otaru was an enjoyable place to visit and close to […]

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USS Oklahoma City History

Naval History and Heritage Command Oklahoma City CL-91|CLG-5|CG-5 1944–1979 The first U.S. Navy ship named for the capital of the state of Oklahoma. (CL-91; displacement 14,400; length 610’1″; beam 66’4″; draft 24’10”; speed 31.6 knots; complement 1,426; armament 12 6-inch, 12 5-inch, 28 40 millimeter, 10 20 millimeter; class Cleveland) The first Oklahoma City (CL-91) was laid down […]

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Small errors could create a big problem for the Navy’s next ballistic missile submarine

https://amp-businessinsider-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.businessinsider.com/faulty-missile-tubes-could-delay-navys-columbia-class-missile-sub-2018-8 Small errors could create a big problem for the Navy’s next ballistic missile submarine Christopher Woody Aug 7, 2018, 3:09 PM ET US Navy/Petty Officer 1st Class Armando Gonzales A photo illustration of the future USS Columbia (SSBN 826). Contractors working on the Navy’s newest class of ballistic missile sub have found a fault […]

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