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Naval History

Naval history - The official USN history site
Marine Corps history - The official USMC history site
Coast Guard history - The official USCG history site
Medal of Honor citations - MOH awards for all branches of service
Dictionary of American Navy Fighting Ships (DANFS) - Ship histories through 1980.
Naval Aviation History - USN Naval Historical Center - Aviation Branch
   

Frequently Asked Questions

Official Navy Subject Index - A list of official USN web pages
Naval Vessel Register - Ships of the active and reserve fleet U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy Fact File - Ships, aircraft, weapon systems and people
Navy Information - Starting place for general info on the Navy
Navy terminology A - M - Slang, jargon and other salty sailor talk
Navy terminology N - Z - Ditto
(WARNING - Sailor speak is graphic, NOT politically correct, and will be offensive to many.)
Military Personnel Records - National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) information on service records
American Battle Monuments Commission - Listings of U.S. war dead from Mexican War through Vietnam
  Blue Angels Show Schedule Navy Flight Demonstration Team schedule
 

Naval Museums

National Naval Aviation Museum - Sea service aviation history
Naval and Maritime Museums List - U.S. listings as compiled by Joe Poutre
Maritime Museums - Robert Smith's online guide
  USS Hornet (CV-12) - A worthy tribute.
 

Sea Service Sites of Merit

Destroyers, Escorts, Frigates - Destroyer nirvana
  SemperParatus.com - Coast Guard site from Bluejacket.com web bosun
  Marine Corps Aviation Association - Great USMC aviation images and links
VP Navy - Patrol squadrons A to Z
Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940-1945 - Listing of ships with many links
Skyhawk Association - All about Douglas A4 Skyhawk aircraft
  Coast Guard Aviation History - Extensive CG collection
Pop A Smoke - USMC Vietnam Helicopter Association
Gunfighter's Site - F-8U Crusader site
USS Indianapolis (CA-35) - Excellent site dedicated to the memory of the Indianapolis
Skyraider Association - Able Dog stuff galore
  Joe Bauger's Aircraft Serial Numbers - Match naval aircraft and Bureau Numbers, some a/c dispositions
  Fleet Air Arm Archives- Naval aviation archives of the British Commonwealth nations
  Logbook  - Dave Powers' Log Book Magazine
  Go Navy  - Japanese site with great U.S. Navy aircraft images and information
  BluejacketsManual.com - Cdr Weenick's documentation of various BJM editions
  US Navy Rigid Airships  Well researched history of the Navy's rigid airship program
   

Sea Service Merchandise

  Bluejackets Manual, 24th Edition (2009)
  Bluejacket - Good military reading recommendations and book search
  US Navy Reading List - Official reading list
  Pictures, Posters and Patches - We don't sell them but here are a few off site sources that may help

 
 
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