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  • 19 October 2015

    Having a bottom scrape might not be for everyone, but it’s bought another 10 years for the museum ship, and stalwart of Melbourne’s Williamstown waterfront, HMAS Castlemaine. The Bathurst class corvette, built and commissioned at Williamstown between 1941-1942, was one of 60 built in Australia during the Second World War. After commissioning, Castlemaine sailed to […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    HMCS Sackville, Canada’s oldest warship and the sole remaining Flower-class corvette, is set to undergo much needed reparations after a CAD$3.5 million contract was announced by the Canadian government this week. The funds are awarded to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust for extensive repairs of the museum ship. Most of the repair work is expected to […]

  • 3 May 2017

    The Hellenic Navy’s century-old battle cruiser “Georgios Averof” which now serves as a floating museum left Athens for an extensive maintenance period that will take two months to complete. After spending over 60 years as a museum ship, the battle cruiser will now have her hull and upper deck refurbished and interior areas renovated. The Hellenic navy […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The Navy announced April 24 that the destroyer ex-Edson (DD 946) will be donated to the Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, a nonprofit organization, for permanent berthing and public display in Bay City, Mich. Formal transfer of title and ownership of ex-Edson to the Museum occurs when the Museum removes the ship from the Navy’s […]

  • 27 July 2017

    Hellenic Navy’s 107-year-old battle cruiser Georgios Averof concluded a three-month refit returning to its homeport in Athens where it serves as a museum ship. The battle cruiser returned to Athens on Thursday where it was welcomed by a naval band and a helicopter while other ships sounded their horns. Georgios Averof was refurbished in a shipyard […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The French Government Defense procurement agency Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) has contracted submarine specialist DCNS to deconstruct its decommissioned Redoutable-class ballistic missile submarines. Built between 1964 and 1982, the SSBNs were gradually replaced by the four Triomphant-class submarines that entered service between 1997 and 2010. DCNS will perform the work on five of the six submarines […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s retired Bathurst class corvette HMAS Castlemaine recently received a new paint job in Williamstown, Australia. BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard conducted hull cleaning and painting works on the vessel which is the last Australian-built Bathurst class corvettes to serve in the second World War. After the works were concluded, Castlemaine went back to Gem Pier. The vessel, named […]

  • 10 November 2014

    HMS Severn a river class patrol vessel paid a six-day visit to London this week. HMS Severn is the second River-class built by Vosper Thornycroft at their Woolston yard and was commissioned on the 31st July 2003. She is one of the trio of Offshore Patrol Vessels patrolling the seas around the UK almost every […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral Han Xiaohu, Commander PLAN Training Ship Task Group, and Rear Admiral Li Jianjun, Assistant Chief of Staff and Political Commissar of PLA Dalian Naval Academy visited the Headquarters, Eastern Naval Command on 19 May, 2014.   The Flag Officers of the PLA Navy called on Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, and […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy’s third Type 26, or City-class, frigate will be named Belfast, First Sea Lord Admiral Philip Jones announced on September 27. Whilst the second to be named, HMS Belfast is Ship 3 in the Type 26 programme. Ship 1 is called HMS Glasgow and Ship 2 is yet to be named. The future […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport in Pearl Harbor this week, joining five sister boats already stationed on Hawaii. In addition to becoming the sixth Virginia-class submarine at Pearl Harbor, Missouri will also join another navy vessel named after the midwestern US state. The […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Republic of Kazakhstan Naval Forces Commander Rear Admiral Zhandarbek Zhanzakov visited Polish Navy. During his visit Rear Admiral Zhandarbek spoke with Commander-in-Chief of Polish Navy Vice Admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea, visited Polish Naval Academy and Polish Army’s Diving Training Center. Kazakhstan Naval Forces Commander begun his visit on Wednesday, 27 June, from participating in […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Navy is looking to employ unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) as another tool in its inventory for the management of corrosion on its ships. In a recent demonstration, a UAV launched from the deck of the decommissioned USS Midway, capturing ship imagery for a few minutes along its predetermined flight path. Although decommissioned, the […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility have partnered with the US Naval Undersea Museum to preserve part of a historic submarine. The ownership of the control room from the experimental nuclear research submarine NR-1 was transferred from the shipyard to the museum during a ceremony in the museum’s private storage area held on May […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Industry news

      The oldest naval destroyer in the world will be protected against hull corrosion by a Cathelco impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) system. The ORP Blyskawica, a Grom-class destroyer which served in the Polish Navy during World War Il is currently moored in Gdynia as a museum ship. As the vessel has a length of […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy and Lockheed Martin, with Marinette Marine Corp., held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Little Rock, the Navy’s ninth littoral combat ship (LCS), June 27, in Marinette, Wis. The keel-laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to begin months […]

  • 10 January 2018

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy is starting work on a £5m museum to tell the story of the Royal Navy in Plymouth, the Royal Navy has announced. The museum is a cornerstone of a 12-year plan by museum bosses which will also see a multi-million pound revamp of the Fleet Air Arm’s heritage. […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Training & Education

    The future looks bright for HMS Unicorn after the 19th century ship was taken under the wing of the National Museum of the Royal Navy… (culture24) [mappress] Source: culture24 , April 20, 2011;

  • 12 October 2016

    The last remaining vessel to disgorge armor on to the Normandy beaches will be given a permanent home in Portsmouth, the Royal Navy said. Landing Craft Tank 7074 – one of 800 similar vessels charged with ferrying tanks across the Channel and directly on to foreign sand – will take pride of place in the […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The RK beach of Visakhapatnam is home to a unique monument dedicated to the city by the Naval fraternity, The Kursura Submarine Museum.   The ex-Soviet ‘FOXTROT’ class submarine served the nation for a span of 31 years from 18 December 1969 to 28 February 2001 and was part of the 1971 operations. After having […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Research & Development

    One of the last surviving D-Day ships has been given £1m from bank fines to help turn her into a centrepiece of 75th anniversary of the landings. UK Chancellor George Osborne said money from fines imposed on the City for manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate – LIBOR – would be given to the National […]

  • 22 September 2017

    UK’s last remaining D-Day landing craft will be receiving a much needed overhaul after receiving nearly £5million from The National Lottery and its Heritage Lottery Fund. This overhaul will allow the D-Day Museum in Portsmouth to have an original landing craft tank (LCT) on display. The D-Day Museum, an affiliate of The National Museum of […]

  • 23 September 2012
    Training & Education

    On Tuesday, Sept. 18, the Maritime Museum of San Diego officially welcomed the “Patrol Craft Fast 24” (P24) to its fleet, with a special ceremony. The swift boat was donated to the museum by the Republic of Malta in 2011, after the vessel was retired from service. “As a Vietnam Veteran, I feel it is […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) celebrated President Roosevelt’s birthday by touring the ship’s museum, Oct. 27. The museum’s design motif is derived from Roosevelt’s home in Sagamore Hill, N.Y., and is home to more than 30 artifacts. The artifacts depict the many facets of Roosevelt’s life, including his time as […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Official website of Russian defense ministry since Nov 22 affords an opportunity to have a virtual excursion on Pacific Fleet (PF) flagship – Guard missile cruiser Varyag, reports the Russian military. About two months ago the defense ministry announced opening of Central Museum of Strategic Missile Forces for online visits. Among showpieces are intercontinental […]

  • 23 April 2018

    A joint US and Australian expedition to survey Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1 has provided detailed images of the 103-year old shipwreck, which lies on the seafloor off the Duke of York Islands in Papua New Guinea. The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS AE1 was lost at sea with all hands on September 14, 1914. It […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) participated in a community service project (COMSERV) at the Queensland Maritime Museum July 31. During their time at the museum, Sailors helped wash the hull of the WWII Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Diamantina and a Carapantia light ship, dust off the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than £12m will be spent saving two of the Royal Navy’s last survivors from the greatest naval clashes of the 20th Century. Apart from spending the bulk of the cash – £11.5m – to turn HMS Caroline into a museum in Northern Ireland, £1m will be spent on the first stage of saving Landing […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A Confederate flag finished a nearly 150-year journey as it traded hands from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (HRHS) to Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) during a ceremony at the society’s building in Dayton, Va., July 31. Capt. Henry Hendrix, NHHC’s director, accepted the flag which will be preserved and displayed in one of the […]