Photos Navies Of All Nations

Acciaio-class submarine (also sometimes called Platino classs) Giada in drydock at La Spezia, in the early 1950s

Together with the submarine Vortice, the Giada (a wartime Platino-class coastal submarine) should have been ceded to France as per the terms of the 1947 peace treaty, but bilateral negotiations meant that the French renounced claiming them, and the Marina Militare got to covertly keep both boats, initially in breach of said treaty, as it forbid Italy to have submarines. When the country joined NATO in 1952 and the military clauses were dropped, both boats were formally recommissioned and openly served in the MMI again, refitted and largely used for training.
The Giada would be formally struck only in 1966.
Horizon class destroyer Andrea Doria (D 553) and Carlo Bergamini-class frigates Luigi Rizzo (F 595) and Virginio Fasan (F 591) make simultaneous turns with aircraft carrier Cavour (550), Vulcano-class replenishment oiler LSS Vulcano (A 5335), and Paolo Thaon di Revel-class offshore patrol vessel Paolo Thaon di Revel (P 430) in the background. 30 Sept 2023
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Karel Doorman-class frigates Louise-Marie (F931) (ex HNLMS Willem van der Zaan) and HNLMS Van Amstel (F831), Bergen, Norway. 29 Sept 2023
Northampton-class cruiser USS Chester (CL-27) running trials, in 1930. She'd be reclassified as a CA (heavy cruiser) on July 1, 1931
Nevada-class battleship USS Nevada (BB-36) off New York City, April 23, 1919
Raising the wreck of a midget submarine (believed to be #21) from Sydney Harbour, following an attack of the night of May 31-June 1, 1942.

#14 being raised

From 31 May to 8 June 1942, during World War II, Imperial Japanese Navy submarines made a series of attacks on the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle. On the night of 31 May – 1 June, three Ko-hyoteki-class midget submarines, (M-14, M-21 and M-24) each with a two-member crew, entered Sydney Harbour, avoided the partially constructed Sydney Harbour anti-submarine boom net, and attempted to sink Allied warships. Two of the midget submarines were detected and attacked before they could engage any Allied vessels. The crew of M-14 scuttled their submarine, whilst M-21 was successfully attacked and sunk. The crew of M-21 killed themselves. These submarines were later recovered by the Allies. The third submarine attempted to torpedo the heavy cruiser USS Chicago, but instead sank the converted ferry HMAS Kuttabul, killing 21 sailors. This midget submarine's fate was unknown until 2006, when amateur scuba divers discovered the wreck off Sydney's northern beaches.

Immediately following the raid, the five Japanese fleet submarines that carried the midget submarines to Australia embarked on a campaign to disrupt merchant shipping in eastern Australian waters. Over the next month, the submarines attacked at least seven merchant vessels, sinking three ships and killing 50 sailors. During this period, between midnight and 02:30 on 8 June, two of the submarines bombarded the ports of Sydney and Newcastle.
Baltimore-class cruiser USS Saint Paul (CA-73) under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, September 1951

USS Chicago (CG-11) at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, California (USA), during 1961

USS Chicago (CG-11) underway off San Francisco following her conversion to an Albany Class Guided Missile Cruiser in the late 1960s. She possesses none of her original WWII armament, though there is a pair of single open 5"/38 Mark 24 mountings amidships
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HMS Ark Royal on the ways, 20th Oct 1980. One of three Invincible class aircraft carriers she was affectionately known as The Mighty Ark. Her keel was laid by Swan Hunter at Wallsend on 7th December 1978 and she was launched on 20th June 1981 and completed in 1985.
Charles F Adams class destroyer HMAS Brisbane (DDG41) taking on 5" ammunition, whilst on the gunline, Vietnam
A Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter winches ANZAC class frigate HMAS Parramatta (FFH154) CO Commander David Murphy onto the flight deck during their regional presence deployment. July 2022
Clemson class destroyer USS Paul Jones (DD-230) on 24 July 1943
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View from bow of Des Moines-class heavy cruisers USS Salem (CA-139) looking aft at forward superstructure. Cocoon placed over forward 3”/50 cal. Gun mount to protect open type guns is shown. To port is USS Newport News (CA-148) and to starboard is USS Des Moines (CA-134). Newport News has all her director screens and radar still in place. These ships are part of the “mothball fleet”. 1980.

Spruance class destroyer USS Elliot (DD-967) underway, Indian Ocean. 3 December 1985

Aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CV-59) transits the Suez Canal in 1988. A formation of crewmen spells out “108” to signify that the ship has been at sea for 108 consecutive days. 6 August 1988
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Rivadavia class battleship Rivadavia herself, 2 Dec 1912, she was completed in Dec 1914. Shown under construction at the Fore River Shipyard, Quincy MA
Sturgeon-class attack submarine USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) underway off the coast of Southern California in May 1971
Battle class destroyer H.M.A.S. Tobruk (D37) during speed trials off the Heads, Sydney, 1950. She is flying the red ensign of a merchant ship, showing she has not yet been delivered to the Navy.
Battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) cruising off of New York City in 1934.

Battleship USS New York (BB-34) in February 1938, showing off her new XAF Radar (the big circle), the first radar ever fitted to a US capital ship.
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"Sudden Squall" Oil on canvas by R G Smith, 1969
Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer USS de Haven (DD-727) provides anti-aircraft and anti-submarine protection for the carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) while on Yankee Station, an operational staging area just off the coast of North Vietnam.
St. Laurent class destroyer escort HMCS Fraser (II) (DDH233) Originally intended as destroyer escort (DDE) but was later refitted and reclassed as destroyer helicopter escort (DDH). Paid off 5 Oct 1994
Blackwood-class ASW frigate HMS Russell (F97)

15 June 1972