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Hydrofoils: Ships That Fly

By: Megan Churchwell, Curator, Puget Sound Navy Museum 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 …

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NHHC Reviews U.S. Navy Wrecks in South Pacific Waters and Prepares to Bring New Life to Disturbed Artifacts

  By Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Lockwood, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division The following post is about the conservation of artifacts that were removed, without authorization from the U.S. Navy, from the wreck of USS Salute. In partnership with the government of Brunei, U.S. Navy …

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