Tag: Puget Sound Navy Museum

Oct. 10, 2019

Hitting Print: 3D Printing Exhibit at Puget Sound Navy Museum

The Puget Sound Navy Museum's newest exhibit, Hitting Print: Navy On Board With 3D Printing, explores the world of 3D printing, the next frontier of manufacturing.The U.S. Navy uses 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, to produce everything from tiny plastic clips to large scale proof of concepts of submarine hulls. Sailors print

May 17, 2017

Visit a U.S. Navy Museum Near You

Sharing the history and heritage of our Navy honors the past and inspires the future. It builds esprit de corps within the ranks and it can offer valuable strategic and tactical lessons learned - keeping us well ahead of potential adversaries. Headquartered on the historic Washington Navy Yard, D.C., the Naval History and Heritage command includes

March 27, 2017

Hydrofoils: Ships That Fly

The U.S. Navy's fleet of big ships is balanced by a diverse collection of smaller vessels including speedy patrol boats. Of these, hydrofoil patrol boats were some of the most unusual vessels of the U.S. Navy fleet.And now, thanks to the U.S. Navy's first operational hydrofoil, was launched in 1962. Operating from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard,

April 1, 2016

Batter Up, Sailor!

When Baseball Went to War is an exhibit at the Puget Sound Navy Museum, which explores the history of Navy baseball from its earliest years through World War II. Baseball was among the earliest team sports played at the U.S. Naval Academy, getting its start around the 1860s. By the late 1800s, many ships had their own teams and leagues. Quickly,