Some articles on ships, ship, cargo ship, cargo ship left:
... Two United States Navy ships have borne the name Tarawa, after the Pacific atoll that was the scene of a bloody fight in the Pacific War ... The second Tarawa (LHA-1) is an amphibious assault ship commissioned in 1976 ... This article includes a list of ships with the same or similar names ...
... under construction to commemorate the earlier ship ... This ship was the fifth US Navy ship to bear the name in honor of the Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington ...
... (T-AGM-6) was a Watertown-class missile range instrumentation ship acquired by the U.S ... Navy in 1960 and converted from her Victory ship cargo configuration to a missile tracking ship, a role she retained for eleven years before being placed out of service in 1971 ...
... Janet Roper reclassified an attack cargo ship and redesignated AKA-15 on 1 February 1943 delivered to the Navy on 30 March 1943 and commissioned at the New York Navy Yard on 2 April 1943, Comdr ... The attack cargo ship made her maiden voyage late in April from New York to Norfolk, Virginia, and then conducted shakedown training in Chesapeake Bay ... On 5 July, the attack cargo ship left Oran, Algeria, with Task Force (TF) 85 and set a course for the southern coast of Sicily ...
Famous quotes containing the words left, cargo and/or ship:
“Had I but died an hour before this chance,
I had lived a blessed time; for from this instant
Theres nothing serious in mortality.
All is but toys; renown and grace is dead,
The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees
Is left this vault to brag of.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Nitrates and phosphates for ammunition. The seeds of war. Theyre loading a full cargo of death. And when that ship takes it home, the world will die a little more.”
—Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason)
“A ship is a bit of terra firma cut off from the main; it is a state in itself; and the captain is its king.”
—Herman Melville (18191891)