Sea Cadets save the USS Buttercup


Naval Sea Cadets participating in the Sea Cadet Surface Warfare School train in the U.S. Navy damage control wet trainer – USS Buttercup – aboard Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island. Source

This Day in Naval History – Sep 7


Story Number: NNS020724-08   Release Date: 7/24/2002 9:41:00 1775 – During the American Revolution, the British supply ship Unity is taken by the Continental schooner, Hannah, paid for by Army Gen. George Washington. It is the first prize taken by a Continental vessel. 1776 – David Bushnells submarine Turtle is used by Sgt. Erza Lee to attack HMS Eagle in New York …

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Aug. 30, 2019)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departs from Naval Station Mayport as Commander, U.S. 4th Fleet orders all U.S. Navy ships homeported in the area to sortie ahead of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecasted to bring high winds and heavy rain to the East Coast. Ships are being directed to areas in the Atlantic where they are …