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Added PCF-816

Added Patrol Craft (Fast) 816 to the site as 469th MuseumShip

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Added William B. Tennison

Added the Bugeye 'William B. Tennison' to the site as 467th MuseumShip
MuseumShip at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, MD

 

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Added San Salvador

Added replica San Salvador to the site as 438th MuseumShip.
MuseumShip at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, CA

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Badger entered service

On 21 March 1953, Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger entered service for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway
SS Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry, Ludington, MI

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Badger launched

On 6 September 1952, Lake Michigan carferry SS Badger was launched at the Christy Corporation in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, christened by Mrs. Koehler, the wife of the Wisconsin State Governor.
SS Badger: Lake Michigan Carferry, Ludington, MI

 

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Mayflower II launched

On 22 September 1956, a replica of the 17th-century ship Mayflower, Mayflower II was launched at Upham shipyard, Bixham, Devon, UK, christened by Stewart Upham & Reis Leming.
Plimoth Patuxet Museums, Plymouth, MA

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USS Aries (PHM-5) commissioned,

On 18 September 1982, Pegasus-class hydrofoil USS Aries (PHM-5) was commissioned with Lieutenant Commander Carl E. Weiscopf in command.
In this picture seen with USS Conyngham DDG-17, USS Stephen W. Groves FFG-29 and USS Hercules PHM-2 off the west coast of Central America on August 5 1984.

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SS Columbia out of service

On 2 September 1991 excursion steamship SS Columbia was taken out of service
SS Columbia Project, berthed in Buffalo, NY

 

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USS Aries (PHM-5) decommissioned.

On 30 July 1993 Pegasus class hydrofoil USS Aries (PHM-5) was decommissioned.

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USS Constellation (IX-20) commissioned

On 28 July 1855 sloop-of-war USS Constellation (IX-20) was commissioned with Capt. Charles H Bell in Command

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