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VIDEO: Research Groups Find Wreck of ‘Unsinkable Battleship’ USS Nevada

Underwater camera footage of shipwreck

USNI News, May 11, 2020 USS Nevada (BB-36) – dubbed the “unsinkable battleship” that served in two world wars – was found nearly three miles below the water’s surface about 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor, a team of researchers announced Monday. On Dec. 7, 1941, Nevada was the only battleship to get underway during the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Burial at Sea”

Body bags. Sailors. Ocean

PortandTerminal.com, April 27, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – This chilling photo shows the burial at sea for sailors of the USS Intrepid killed in a kamikaze attack in 1944. It has been colorized from the original black and white photo. Crewmen aboard New Jersey watch as a Japanese plane prepares to strike Intrepid 25 November 1944 USS Intrepid (CV/CVA/CVS-11) is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World …

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Kamikaze plane basically just bounced off of this heavy cruiser in WW2.

Colorized photo showing the minimal damage done to a Navy vessel by a Kamikaze fighter

PortandTerminal.com, February 28, 2020 In 1945, the HMS Sussex was struck by a kamikaze near the Dutch East Indies. The Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-51 ‘Sonia’ failed to penetrate the ships 4.5″ (115 mm) armor, leaving only a distinct imprint on the hull  LONDON – As WWII came to its final months the forces of Imperial Japan became increasingly desperate to stop …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Wartime Camouflage”

Colorized photo of a World War 2 battle ship camouflaged with vegetation

PortandTerminal.com, January 10, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s “Maritime Image of the Day” is a WW2 photo of the Royal Netherlands Navy warship HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen heavily camouflaged with foliage. After the Dutch navy suffered major losses at the hands of the Japanese, the Crijnssen found itself alone and vulnerable in enemy-controlled waters. Safety was in Australia but to get …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “You Bet I’m Going Back to Sea” (1942)

PortandTerminal.com, November 11, 2019 Editor’s note: “Image of the Day” is a new feature that we have recently launched. We work in an amazing industry. Let’s celebrate its beauty together by sharing the incredible imagery taken by our colleagues of what we do. Have a photo/video to share? Please send it to info@portandterminal.com along with the name of the photographer who took it …

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Maritime Image of the Day: “Boy on a Bomb”

PortandTerminal.com, October 12, 2019 Editor’s note: “Image of the Day” is a new feature that we have recently launched. We work in an amazing industry. Let’s celebrate its beauty together by sharing the incredible imagery taken by our colleagues of what we do. Have a photo/video to share? Please send it to info@portandterminal.com along with the name of the photographer who took it …

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