On November 9th the NOUS Northwest Commandery met at the Everett Naval Station to commemorate and celebrate Veteran’s day. Our guest speaker was Lee Corbin who presented “Daughter Of Stars; The ZR-1 comes to the Pacific Northwest”. (USS Shenandoah was designated as ZR-1 as the first of four U. S. Navy rigid airships.) The presentation … More Veterans’ Day Brunch Features Airship History
Undated photo, NH 114380, “Parade in Seattle” courtesy of the Naval History and Heritage Command
On Saturday, 27 July, 15 NOUS Northwest companions and guests were treated to a personal tour of USS RALPH JOHNSON (DDG 114) by the ship’s commanding officer, CDR Casey M. Mahon, USN (in the photograph below). The two-hour tour was extensive and very informative and included all spaces, concluding with CIC and the Bridge. One … More RALPH JOHNSON (DDG 114) Tour a Great Success!
Head over to CNET’s link for a great article with 52 photo’s by Geoffrey Morrison. DD-951 is tied up in Bremerton and this article will make you want to pay a visit! Here’s the link: https://www.cnet.com/news/cold-war-destroyer-inside-the-uss-turner-joy/
If you want to find out all about the Pacific Northwest’s Naval activities, head over to https://homeportnorthwest.wordpress.com and check out the official blog for your U.S. Navy in the Pacific Northwest. By clicking the “About Us” tab, you can learn all about our region’s naval history which begins: “The United States Navy has been operating … More U. S. Navy Region Northwest Has a Local Blog!
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