FAST SEALIFT SHIPS (T-AKR)
- Navy tests first fiberglass ship. Conner, Jim // All Hands;Dec95, Issue 944, p38
Reports on the Navy first fiberglass ship the USS Osprey (MHC 51). Comments from resident supervisor, CDR Philip N. Johnson; Where is the ship homeport; Crew members; Change of homeport.
- Steaming on the Gray Line. Levey, Commander Gerald // Naval History;Dec99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p46
Focuses on the service of P-2 transport ships of the United States Navy Gray Line in western Pacific from 1946 to 1950. Capacity of the ships; Wartime service; Amenities on board the ships.
- SUVmarine riles Japanese. P.S.; G.S. // Earth Island Journal;Summer98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p15
Provides information on the US Navy's marine landing craft Osumi. Description of the craft; Capabilities of this vessel; Indication that this battle tank was deployed in Japanese waters; Complaints of Japan's Sasebo city relative to these types of crafts.
- High technology on the high seas. Dodge, John // PC Week;11/11/96, Vol. 13 Issue 45, p3
Notes the use of IS technology on the USS Hopper. The possibility of technology making it possible to crew a ship with far fewer staff; Electronic equipment on board the ship.
- Power and performance from the sea. // All Hands;Jan1996, Issue 945, p36
Features the US Navy's new attack submarine (NSSN). Design features; Capabilities; Specifications; Architecture; Fiber optic cable systems.
- Historic Fleets. Baker III, A. D. // Naval History;Dec99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p8
Discusses the history of the USS Long Island escort carrier of the United States Navy. Date of commission; Displacement and capacity; Top speed; Action at the Battle of Midway.
- First Austal LCS Joins US Navy Fleet. // Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Feb2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p11
The article reports on the inauguration of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) known as USS Independence, which was built and designed by Austral USA LLC, into the U.S. Navy fleet.
- Lincoln Back on Duty. Gerstenslager, Robyn // Wings of Gold;Spring2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p31
The article offers information on the USS Abraham Lincoln (VN-72) navy ship, which has departed the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) at Bremerton, Washington on January 13, 2010 for sea trials following an intensive nine-month maintenance period.
- CORRECTIONS. // Sea Power;Feb2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p6
Corrections to articles including the misidentified caption for the "Polar Icebreaker," that was published in the September 2008 issue and the photograph in the "Surface Craft" category of the Navy Ships section of the publication are presented.