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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Bull (DE-693/APD-78) was a Buckley-class destroyer escort, later converted to a Charles Lawrence-class high speed transport. She was the second Navy ship named after Lieutenant (junior grade) Richard Bull (1914?1942), a naval aviator who was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Bull was the first of many destroyer escorts built at Defoe Shipbuilding Company, of Bay City, Michigan. The hull of Bull was constructed in the conventional fashion while the jigs and fittings were constructed in order to build the rest of the ships in a new upside-down method that Defoe pioneered. Bull was launched on 25 March 1943 at the Defoe yard; sponsored by Mrs. Ruth P. Bull, widow of Lt.(jg) Bull. She was commissioned 12 August 1943, Lt. D. W. Farnham, USNR, in command.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Bunker Hill (CV/CVA/CVS-17, AVT-9) was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy. The ship, the first US Navy ship to bear the name, was named for the Battle of Bunker Hill. Bunker Hill was commissioned in May 1943, and served in several campaigns in the Pacific Theater of Operations, earning eleven battle stars and a Presidential Unit Citation. Bunker Hill was sometimes known as the "Holiday Express" for her many attacks launched around the end of the year
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Bullfinch (AM-66) was a Bullfinch-class minesweeper of the United States Navy during World War II. She was laid down as the MV Villanova on 22 May 1937 by Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, for F. J. O'Hara and Sons, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts. She was the last trawler built at Bath Iron Works for a United States owner). Launched on 21 October 1937, and delivered on 1 November 1937, she was acquired by the U.S. Navy on 6 August 1940. Villanova was renamed Bullfinch on 14 August 1940, and commissioned in ordinary, on 16 August 1940. She then commenced conversion to a minesweeper at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia. She was placed in full commission as USS Bullfinch (AM-66), on 22 October 1940. Her conversion was completed on 22 April 1941.
This book reveals 5,000 years of maritime adventure in a new compact format. From the earliest dugout canoes and the boats of the Ancient Egyptians to the most technologically advanced battleships and cruise-liners, this is the ultimate guide to every aspect of the ship, and those who have sailed them. Find out all about the endeavours of the great explorers as they mapped the globe and discovered new worlds, you'll learn the impact ships have had on trade and industry and find out all the key historical conflicts in which ships played a vital role. Plus, take a look at seafaring for pleasure and trace fishing through the ages. Every conceivable type of sea-going vessel is featured, from caravels and galleons, warships and yachts to clippers and cruise-liners. Produced in association with the National Maritime Museum.
Featuring nine brand new model projects. In this revised edition of the Period Ship Handbook, the best of the original has been retained: a well-illustrated guide to the construction of static model sailing ships and the offer to the beginner of all the information needed to get started in this fascinating hobby. It also continues to introduce the more experienced model-maker to alternative techniques, well tried over many years of model shipbuilding. Significant additions have been made to the original text as a result of a further twelve years of model-making experience and developments within the kit producing trade and the availability of new subjects. Following chapters on kit selection, tools and materials, the emphasis of the book moves to the practical application of the model-making procedures involved in producing high quality models. The new models selected to demonstrate these techniques range from the relatively simple to the very...
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS English (DD-696), an Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer, named for Rear Admiral Robert Henry English, a submariner who commanded the Helena and was awarded the Navy Cross and the Navy Distinguished Service Medal. Rear Admiral English was so serving when killed in a flying boat accident in California 21 January 1943. English was launched 27 February 1944 by Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Kearny, New Jersey; sponsored by Ensign Eloise W. English, USNR(W), daughter of Rear Admiral English; and commissioned 4 May 1944, Commander James Thomas Smith in command.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Bunch (DE-694) was a Buckley-class destroyer escort of the United States Navy, named after Kenneth Cecil Bunch, killed in action on 6 June 1942 while flying as radioman-gunner in an SBD Dauntless dive bomber during the Battle of Midway. Bunch was launched on 29 May 1943 by the Defoe Shipbuilding Company in Bay City, Michigan, sponsored by Mrs. Kenneth C. Bunch, widow of Aviation Radioman Bunch; and commissioned on 21 August 1943, with Lieutenant Commander A. A. Campbell, USNR, in command.
An integrated approach to the problems of vision and vehicle control is presented in this volume. Current work on all aspects of vision and its relationship to vehicle design is reported on, including the internal and external design of vehicles, visual displays, and the perceptual and cognitive capabilities of the controller of the vehicle. Environmental influences, the effects of alcohol, and visual standards are among the topics discussed. All types of vehicles (including ships and combat aircraft) are considered, though the majority of papers deal with automobiles and their drivers.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! No. 9 Squadron (otherwise known as No. IX (Bomber) Squadron) of the Royal Air Force was the first in the service to receive the Panavia Tornado, which it currently operates from RAF Marham, Norfolk.No. 9 Squadron was formed and disbanded twice during the First World War. The first incarnation was formed on 8 December 1914 at Saint-Omer in France from a detachment of the RFC HQ to develop the use of radio for reconnaissance missions; this lasted until March 1915. Re-formed at Brooklands a few weeks later as a reconnaissance squadron, No. 9 returned to France in December 1915, flying Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2s.
Updated to include the latest developments in the field, TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 5E covers a wide range of must-know topics including dual clutch systems, various limited-slip differential designs, six-speed transmissions, diagnosis and servicing new systems and self-shifting manual, while still addressing the foundational basics like the purpose and major components of the transmission system and subsystems. Divided into two volumes, the Classroom Manual presents system theory and addresses cognitive objectives, and the Shop Manual covers hands-on service and repair tasks , addressing performance objectives. TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES, 5E features detailed full-color photos to walk the reader through what to expect when they perform a procedure on-the-job. Likewise, the book stresses the importance of safe work habits ? dedicating a full chapter to the topic. Finally, the textbook includes all of the information required...
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