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Transcript of Navy
-Dreadnoughts: 30% faster than conventional battleships
-First nuclear submarine (Nautilus) was launched in 1954
April 30, 1798
Continental Navy was established October 13, 1775 (Navy Birthday)
-Founders: John Paul Joans and John Barry
-First woman to command a Naval Station: Marsha J. Evans
-"Father of the American Navy": Commodore John Barry
-Captain of the USS Constitution: Isaac Hull
-Hero of the Battle of Manila Bay: Admiral George Dewey
SSBN- submarine. A stealth ship
B- ballistic missile
It has a Trident 2 D-5 missile system
- President gives launch
Aircraft carriers.- Holds airplanes.
has 4-5k people, and is 3 football fields long.
There are currently ten in use, and two more are being built.
The battle of Leyte Gulf
: Biggest sea battle of all time.
100's of ships - some of the worlds largest ships were sunk.
200,000 people - Roosevelt.
100,000 square miles.
The Japanese tactic that sunk u.s. ships.
Sinking the Yamato Ship
: Most powerful battleship.
Was tricked into chasing lightweight fast boats as the U.S Destroyed the rest of the japanese ships .
Then Yamato was bombed and torpedoed to death.
The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas
Purpose of the Navy
"The strategic offensive role of a navy is projection of force into areas beyond a country's shores (for example, to protect sea-lanes, ferry troops, or attack other navies, ports, or shore installations). The strategic defensive purpose of a navy is to frustrate seaborne projection-of-force by enemies."