Titel: History of the United States Navy
USS Stark, Washington Naval Treaty, John Philip Holland, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, USS Iowa turret explosion, Operation Sandblast, Port Chicago disaster, Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision.
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13. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 160 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 157. Chapters: USS Stark, Washington Naval Treaty, John Philip Holland, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, USS Iowa turret explosion, Operation Sandblast, Port Chicago disaster, Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision, List of United States Navy losses in World War II, Original six frigates of the United States Navy, Iran Air Flight 655, 1950 USS Missouri grounding incident, United States Exploring Expedition, Allied submarines in the Pacific War, A Glimpse of Hell, Melbourne-Evans collision, Hainan Island incident, Naval History & Heritage Command, United States Navy dog handler hazing scandal, 2009 USS Port Royal grounding, West Loch Disaster, Destroyers for Bases Agreement, Fleet problem, Tanager Expedition, Underwater Archaeology Branch, Naval History & Heritage Command, Tailhook scandal, Revolt of the Admirals, Richard Russell Waldron, Valiant Shield, Massachusetts State Navy, American colonial marines, Newport sex scandal, 600-ship Navy, Mobile Riverine Force, Honda Point Disaster, Brown-water navy, Africa Squadron, Jinkanpo Atsugi Incinerator, Helicopter Attack Squadron Five, King Neptune, Pennsylvania Navy, Portsmouth Naval Prison, War Plan Orange, Second London Naval Treaty, Badger's Island, Fijian Expedition, General Board of the United States Navy, Samoan crisis, Helicopter Attack Squadron Three, Treaty battleship, Naval Act of 1794, Thomas Westbrook Waldron, 1941 Harvard-Navy lacrosse game, Fleet Rehabilitation and Modernization, Communication Moon Relay, Claud A. Jones Award, United States Navy 1975 ship reclassification, North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition, V-12 Navy College Training Program, Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle, Operation Sea Orbit, Cruiser and Transport Force, Josiah Fox, Attack transport, United States Navy Armed Guard, USS Kitty Hawk riot, XAF Radar, Iran Ajr, 1960 Rio de Janeiro air crash, Cruiser Act, Naval History Society, Dixie Station, Charles A. Morris, Maritime Interdiction Operations, USS Northampton, David Ross, United States Navy Facility, Barbados, Rocks and Shoals, United States Naval Air Corps, Operation Golden Dragon, Decatur's Squadron in the Second Barbary War. Excerpt: The USS Iowa turret explosion occurred in the Number Two 16-inch gun turret of the United States Navy battleship USS Iowa (BB-61) on April 19, 1989. The explosion in the center gun room killed 47 of the turret's crewmen and severely damaged the gun turret itself. The first investigation into the explosion, conducted by the US Navy, concluded that one of the gun turret crew members, Clayton Hartwig, who died in the explosion, had deliberately caused it. During the investigation, numerous leaks to the media, later attributed to Navy officers and investigators, implied that Hartwig and another sailor, Kendall Truitt, had engaged in a homosexual relationship and that Hartwig had caused the explosion after their relationship had soured. In its report, however, the Navy concluded that the evidence did not show that Hartwig was homosexual but that he was suicidal and had caused the explosion with either an electronic or chemical detonator. The victims' families, the media, and members of Congress were sharply critical of the Navy's findings. The Senate and House Armed Services Committees both held hearings to inquire into the Navy's investigation and later released reports disputing the Navy's conclusions. The Senate committee asked the General Accounting Office (GAO) to review the Navy's investigation. To...