A close-up view of the stern and propellers of the guided missile destroyer CURTIS WILBUR (DDG-54) on the ways prior to the vessel’s christening and launching ceremony [1600 × 1269]

A close-up view of the stern and propellers of the guided missile destroyer CURTIS WILBUR (DDG-54) on the ways prior to the vessel’s christening and launching ceremony [1600 × 1269]

USS Permit (SS-178) – view of the submarine’s stern, as she was being prepared for launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, 4 October 1936 [585 x 765]

USS Permit (SS-178) – view of the submarine’s stern, as she was being prepared for launching at the Electric Boat Company shipyard, Groton, Connecticut, 4 October 1936 [585 x 765]

A shipyard worker at the Great Lakes Shipyard, in Cleveland, walks past the stern of the Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay, a 140-foot ice-breaking tug homeported in Cleveland, as it is lifted from the water by a 770-ton mobile travelift, May 13, 2013 [4912 × 7360]

A shipyard worker at the Great Lakes Shipyard, in Cleveland, walks past the stern of the Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay, a 140-foot ice-breaking tug homeported in Cleveland, as it is lifted from the water by a 770-ton mobile travelift,… Continue Reading