[2850×1890] USS Los Alamos AFDB-7 floating dry dock forward deployed to Holy Loch, Scotland. She supported Polaris and Poseidon Fleet Ballistic Missile submarines. SLBMs at the time did not have the range to launch pier-side, necessitating forward deployment to fulfill the deterrence mission.

[2850×1890] USS Los Alamos AFDB-7 floating dry dock forward deployed to Holy Loch, Scotland. She supported Polaris and Poseidon Fleet Ballistic Missile submarines. SLBMs at the time did not have the range to launch pier-side, necessitating forward deployment to fulfill… Continue Reading

USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) sits in Dry Dock 4 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka to continue repairs and assess damage sustained from its June 17 collision with a merchant vessel. USN photo. [3835 × 5753]

USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) sits in Dry Dock 4 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka to continue repairs and assess damage sustained from its June 17 collision with a merchant vessel. USN photo. [3835 × 5753]

Chilean battleship ‘Almirante Latorre’ in drydock. She served in the Grand Fleet as HMS Canada for the duration of WWI and saw action during the Battle of Jutland. Date and location unknown. [636 × 979]

Chilean battleship ‘Almirante Latorre’ in drydock. She served in the Grand Fleet as HMS Canada for the duration of WWI and saw action during the Battle of Jutland. Date and location unknown. [636 × 979]