Southern Drill Grounds

Some articles on southern drill grounds, drills:

USS Vermont (BB-20) - Pre-World War I
... battleship conducted target practice off the Virginia Capes in the operating area known as the Southern Drill Grounds ... Vermont engaged in winter maneuvers and drills out of Guantánamo Bay, Cuba from 13 January – 13 March 1911, before sailing for Hampton Roads ... In the ensuing weeks, the battleship operated in the Southern Drill Grounds and off Tangier Island in Chesapeake Bay, where she conducted target practice ...
USS Bridgeport (AD-10) - Interwar Period
... and assisting in destroyer target practices on the Southern Drill Grounds off the Virginia Capes ... supported the fleet's destroyer forces, interspersing her time at Hampton Roads and on the Southern Drill Grounds with visits to Bridgeport (25 to 28 October) and Baltimore (10 to ... Returning to the Southern Drill Grounds on 20 May, the tender transferred five motor sailors and two motor whaleboats to the minesweeper Vireo, for use as ...
USS Wyoming (BB-32) - Pre-World War I
... After gunnery practice off the Virginia Capes, on the southern drill grounds, Wyoming underwent repairs and alterations at the New York Navy Yard from 18 April to 7 May ... torpedo and target practices in the southern drill grounds, out of Hampton Roads, into the late autumn ... She then ranged with the fleet from the southern drill grounds, off the Virginia Capes, to Tangier Sound, for gunnery drills and practices ...

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