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sailorgil:

" Why Guys Join The Navy "  …  Vintage Postcard [Circa 1960]

(Reblogged from sailorgil)

" A Sailor’s Prayer "  …  Real Photo Postcard mailed by a ‘Boot Camp’ sailor to his family  [1950]

[Sailor Gil Collection]

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" Lots of Luck "  …  Inscription on Sailor’s Portrait

(Reblogged from joshuafountain)

" The Book of Navy Songs "  …  Naval Institute Press, 1987, Paperback Reprint

[Sailor Gil Collection]

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"Combined Atlantic and Pacific Fleets in Panama Bay, Jan. 21st 1921" 

Left section (of three) of a panoramic photograph taken by M.C. Mayberry, of Mayberry and Smith, Shreveport, Louisiana. 
Among the ships present in this image are (from left to right): USS Paul Hamilton (DD-307), USS Farquhar (DD-304), USS Simpson (DD-221), USS Thompson (DD-305), USS Parrott (DD-218), USS Reno (DD-303), USSDorsey (DD-117), USS Dent (DD-116) and USS Waters(DD-11)

Middle section (of three) of a panoramic photograph taken by M.C. Mayberry, of Mayberry and Smith, Shreveport, Louisiana. 
Among the ships present in this image are (from left to right): USS Stoddert (DD-302), USS Melville (AD-2), USSTexas (BB-35), USS Partridge (AM-16), USSBirmingham (CL-2), USS Arkansas (BB-33), USS Idaho(BB-42), USS Mississippi (BB-41), USS Wyoming (BB-32), USS New York (BB-34), USS New Mexico (BB-40) and USS Pennsylvania (BB-38).

Right section (of three) of a panoramic photograph taken by M.C. Mayberry, of Mayberry and Smith, Shreveport, Louisiana.
Among the ships present in this image are (from left to right): USS Sicard (DD-346), USS Hatfield (DD-231), USSNorth Dakota (BB-29), USS Delaware (BB-28), USSBrazos (AO-4), USS Prometheus (AR-3), USS Utah(BB-31), USS Oklahoma (BB-37), USS Bridge (AF-1), USS Nevada (BB-36), USS Schenck (DD-159), USSArizona (BB-39), USS Black Hawk (AD-9), USSDickerson (DD-157), USS Dahlgren (DD-187), USSHerbert (DD-160), USS Columbia (CA-16), USSCleveland (PG-33), USS Tacoma (PG-32), USSSemmes (DD-189) and one other destroyer.

Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, D.H. Criswell Collection.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photographs

" Young Sailor — 1914 "  …  Studio Portrait

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" USS Dolphin (AGSS-555) "  …  Embroidered Patch

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" USS Pennsylvania — 1837 "  …  Ship of the Line, 140 Guns,  Currier and Ives Print (1846)

(Source: Wikipedia)

" Sunday At Sea "  …  Sailors during Sunday leisure time at sea, swimming and working on their tan … Screenshots from the 1944 documentary film, “The Fighting Lady”

(Source: sailorgil.com)

" The Fighting Lady "   …  WWII - Archive Film - 1944

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manfromjapan:

Tired Swabbies in Central Park during New York City Fleet Week.

(Reblogged from manfromjapan)

" The Reversal of ‘A Girl in Every Port’ Is ‘A Sailor from Every Ship’ !! "  …  Vintage Studio Portrait, 1940’s

(Reblogged from joshuafountain)

" Two For The Price Of One "  …  Vintage Studio Portrait, Hawaii, 1940’s

(Reblogged from joshuafountain)

RIMPAC 2014 Ships Underway 

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