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USS Upshur (DD-144), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1931-33

USS Upshur (DD-144), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1931-33

USS Upshur (DD-144), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1931-33 Here we see the Wickes class destroyers USS Upshur (DD-144) in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during 1931-33. This picture looks to have been taken during some sort of formal inspection, judging by the line of white-clad sailors on the foredeck.How to cite this article:Rickard, J (25 November 2017), USS Upshur (DD-144), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1931-33 , http://www.

Standish ScTug - History

Standish ScTug - History

Standish(ScTug: t. 3S0; 1. 137& 39;0~; b. 26& 39;; dr. 9& 39;6; s. 10 k.; a.2 guns)Standish~an iron-hulled screw tug built at Boston in 1864 and 1865—was completed too late to serve in the Civil War. After completing her trials in January 1866, the ship was laid up at Norfolk until 1871 when she was placed in service at the Norfolk Navy Yard.

Exhibition on the Calixtino Codex in Valencia

Exhibition on the Calixtino Codex in Valencia

At the Center del Carme in Valencia, you can see the exhibition ‘In the light of Calixtino. The Codex of Santiago ', where a facsimile edition of the famous book attributed to Pope Calixto II is presented, as well as a large number of photographs, videos and various original pieces, with the aim of reflecting the "historical-artistic wealth" that is generated around the pilgrimage paths.

Ingersoll, Jared - History

Ingersoll, Jared - History

Ingersoll, Jared (1722-1781) Stamp Agent, Royalist: Ingersoll was born in Connecticut and studied at Yale, eventually moving to Boston with a British commission to act as a stamp agent for Connecticut, a position which Benjamin Franklin advised him to accept. After the demonstrations against the Stamp Act in various parts of the colonies, Ingersoll, assured of the governor& 39;s protection, tried to reason the people of New Haven into forbearance.

Carl Oglesby

Carl Oglesby

Biography of Carl Oglesby was radicalized by the Vietnam War and eventually joined the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), a group that organized opposition to the war.

Maria J. Carlton Sch - History

Maria J. Carlton Sch - History

Maria J. Carlton SchMaria J. CarltonA former name retained.(Sch: t. 178; L 98& 39;; b. 27& 39;; dph. 7& 39;8& 34;; a. 1 13& 34; m.,2 12-pdr. rifled how.)Maria J. Carlton was purchased by the Navy at Middletown, Conn., from a Mr. Warner of Haddam, Conn., 15 October 1861; converted to mortar schooner at New York Navy Yard; and commissioned 29 January 1862, Acting Master Charles E.