Protected cruiser, USS Chicago (later CA-14), in drydock. Chicago was one of the A,B,C,D ships – the first steel ships of the U.S. Navy and sank in July 1936 while being towed in the Pacific from Honolulu to San Francisco. Detroit Photographic Company, circa 1891-1912. [2016 x 2632]

Protected cruiser, USS Chicago (later CA-14), in drydock. Chicago was one of the A,B,C,D ships – the first steel ships of the U.S. Navy and sank in July 1936 while being towed in the Pacific from Honolulu to San Francisco.… Continue Reading

NS SAVANNAH in drydock at Sparrows Point Shipyard, Maryland, 1994 / Launched 1959, In service from 1962 to 1972 / First of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. [1600×1082]

NS SAVANNAH in drydock at Sparrows Point Shipyard, Maryland, 1994 / Launched 1959, In service from 1962 to 1972 / First of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. [1600×1082]

A British steamer, unidentified, torpedoed in the Caribbean, was repaired at a San Juan, Puerto Rico, drydock by the use of reinforced concrete. December 1943. [3005 x 2364]

A British steamer, unidentified, torpedoed in the Caribbean, was repaired at a San Juan, Puerto Rico, drydock by the use of reinforced concrete. December 1943. [3005 x 2364]