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Charles De Gaulle (R91) and her Carrier Strike Group sailed for a two week 'Akila' deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean. 23 April 2024
Decommissioned Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Oriskany (CVA 34) sits in port at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, while undergoing necessary maintenance. Known as the "Big O," the 32,000-ton, 888-foot Oriskany is being delivered to Pensacola, where it is being prepared for its final journey. Oriskany is schedule to be scuttled 22 miles south of Pensacola in approximately 212 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico May 17, 2006, where it will become the largest ship ever intentionally sunk as an artificial reef. After the Oriskany reaches the bottom, ownership of the vessel will transfer from the Navy to the State of Florida. 17 April 2006
Project 1144 (Baku variant of Kiev class) aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya illuminated, Sept 2020
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Kasatka class submarine Makrel pre-1917
Kamikaze-class destroyer Yunagi, the second Japanese destroyer to bear that name. 5 September 1936

On her return from Takao to Manila, she was torpedoed and sunk 20 miles (32 km) north-northeast of Cape Bojeador, Luzon by the submarine USS Picuda on 25 August 1944, with 32 crewmen killed and 19 wounded.
6th Astute class submarine, HMS Agamemnon formally named at BAE Barrow ahead of being launched later this year. 23 April 2024
Lead battleship of her class USS New Mexico (BB-40) at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 31 December 1941, just before she deployed to the Pacific. The camouflaged ship alongside the near side of the next pier is Heywood-class transport USS George F. Elliott (AP-13). Another BB-40 class battleship is on the other side of that pier.

Lead battleship of her class, USS New York (BB-34) pitching into heavy seas while en route from Casablanca on convoy escort duty, in March 1943. The view looks forward from her foremast. Note her twin 14″/45 gun turrets and water flowing over the main deck
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Type 052DL destroyer Zibo (DDG-156) moored on the Bund in Shanghai for Navy Day activities. 23 April 2024
Charlemagne-class pre-dreadnought battleships Gaulois (left) and Saint Louis, pre-1915
USS Brooklyn (Armored Cruiser No. 3) in League Island Navy Yard dry dock 1896.
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The only ship of her class, Kittyhawk variant USS Americe (CVA-66) --coming atcha !!!
Heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen at LoFjord, Trondheim after being repaired and ready to sail back to Germany with dummy rudders in May of 1942. On February 23rd at 0704 hours Prinz Eugen stern was torpedoed by submarine HMS Trident off Trondheim. The damage to the cruiser was severe and the rudder was lost. There were 33 causalities, 7 dead and 26 wounded. She manages to reach Trondheim on her own power and join Tirpitz and the Admiral Scheer.
A Project 956 Sarych (NATO Sovremenny) class destroyer's forward AK 130 gun silhouetted against a Project 1143 Krechyet (NATO Kiev) class heavy aircraft cruiser and the moon somewhere in the Mediterranean, 1986
Daring class (Type 45) destroyer HMS Diamond (D34) launches a Sea Viper missile. On 24 April 2024, Diamond defended the American container ship MV Maersk Yorktown and shot down a Houthi anti-ship ballistic missile. This was the first ballistic missile kill for the Sea Viper air defence system and the first Royal Navy missile-to-missile interception in combat since the 1991 Gulf War
New Mexico class battleship USS Mississippi (BB-41) operating at sea during the later 1930s. She has three Curtiss SOC Seagull aircraft on her catapults.

searchlight display by New York class battleships USS New York (BB-34) and USS Texas (BB-35), in New York City during the New York World’s Fair, 3 May 1939.
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Type 051 destroyer (NATO Luda) class destroyer Guangzhou (160) in 1974.

On 9 March 1978 at 8:40pm, while the ship was docked in Zhanjiang Port, Guangdong Province, it was rocked by a sudden explosion. It sank by 10:55pm.

After nearly half a year of investigation by a joint team of the General Staff, Navy, and Fleet, the explosion was found to have been caused by a lieutenant cadre, Lai Sanyang, who worked in the armoury. Lai had been involved with a woman before joining the navy, but broke off with her after becoming an officer. She then committed suicide. Her family subsequently attempted to raise charges against Lai, so the Political Department of the detachment decided that Lai should be dismissed and demobilized. (An alternate theory postulates that Lai was in fact a suspect for murdering the woman, and had been suspended from duty instead of fully dismissed pending further investigation) But Lai begged his superiors not to demobilize him, as he would be forced to return to his hometown and he had become hated there due to the suicide.

After dismissing Lai Sanyang as a cadre, the unit did not immediately demobilize him. Lai was in charge of sea mines, depth charges, underwater weapons and held the key to the armoury. Following his dismissal, Lai hid in the ammunition depot and detonated the depth charges, sinking the ship. How he achieved this was debated. He either tampered with the mechanism on the charge, or bored a hole through the hull of the ship, which caused water to rush in and detonate the depth charges.

Guangzhou went down with 134 sailors and injuring 28. A tomb was selected for re-burying at a place about 10 meters away from the monument to the ship. In the following days, naval divers continued to retrieve the remains of their comrades in the sea. Afterwards, statistics showed that more than 20 relatively complete remains and 6 large bags of incomplete remains were collected.