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HMCS Wentworth (K331). Builder: Yarrows Ltd., Esquimalt. Laid down: 11 November 1942. Launched: 6 March 1943. Commissioned: 7 December 1943. Decommissioned: 10 October 1945. Identification: pennant number: K 331. Fate: scrapped 1947 at Sydney. Class & type: River-class frigate. Displacement:	2,360 tons. Length: 301.25 ft (91.82 m). Beam: 36.5 ft (11.13 m). Draught: 13 ft (3.96 m). Speed: (37.0 km/h) 20.5 knots (38.0 km/h).

HMCS Wentworth (K331). Builder: Yarrows Ltd., Esquimalt. Laid down: 11 November 1942. Launched: 6 March 1943. Commissioned: 7 December 1943. Decommissioned: 10 October 1945. Identification: pennant number: K 331. Fate: scrapped 1947 at Sydney. Class & type: River-class frigate. Displacement: 2,360 tons. Length: 301.25 ft (91.82 m). Beam: 36.5 ft (11.13 m). Draught: 13 ft (3.96 m). Speed: (37.0 km/h) 20.5 knots (38.0 km/h).

Sailors clearing the decks of snow on board HMS KING GEORGE V whilst she was in Arctic waters. Often the decks were a foot deep in snow. One of her 5.25 inch gun turrets can be seen in the background. Clearing snow from decks was a constant task in Arctic waters. Accumulation added weight and, in extreme case, could affect the ship's seaworthiness.Also, decks full of snow were clear invitations to accidents.

Sailors clearing the decks of snow on board HMS KING GEORGE V whilst she was in Arctic waters. Often the decks were a foot deep in snow. One of her 5.25 inch gun turrets can be seen in the background. Clearing snow from decks was a constant task in Arctic waters. Accumulation added weight and, in extreme case, could affect the ship's seaworthiness.Also, decks full of snow were clear invitations to accidents.

U-505 German WWII submarine at the Museum of Science and Technology in Chicago, IL  You come through a maze of narrow corridors then suddenly, almost unexectantly, out into this massive, below-grade gallery and this amazing sight.

U-505 German WWII submarine at the Museum of Science and Technology in Chicago, IL You come through a maze of narrow corridors then suddenly, almost unexectantly, out into this massive, below-grade gallery and this amazing sight.

Édouard Manet,  [(born January 23, 1832, Paris, France—died April 30, 1883, Paris), French painter]. Battle between the Confederate blockade runner Alabama and the Union’s Kearsarge in the harbour of Cherbourg, Fr.; detail from a painting by Édouard Manet (1832–83)

Édouard Manet, [(born January 23, 1832, Paris, France—died April 30, 1883, Paris), French painter]. Battle between the Confederate blockade runner Alabama and the Union’s Kearsarge in the harbour of Cherbourg, Fr.; detail from a painting by Édouard Manet (1832–83)

Mary Rose - Flagship of Henry VIII's navy Henry named all his ships after the women in his life including Mary Boleyn and Anne Boleyn The Ma...

Mary Rose - Flagship of Henry VIII's navy Henry named all his ships after the women in his life including Mary Boleyn and Anne Boleyn The Ma...

130208-N-RI884-002 PEARL HARBOR (Feb. 8, 2013) Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Algonquin (DDG 283) arrives to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in the theater anti-submarine warfare (TASW) phase of the Submarine Commander’s Course (SCC) and a task group exercise (TGEX) with the U.S. Navy.(U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

130208-N-RI884-002 PEARL HARBOR (Feb. 8, 2013) Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Algonquin (DDG 283) arrives to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in the theater anti-submarine warfare (TASW) phase of the Submarine Commander’s Course (SCC) and a task group exercise (TGEX) with the U.S. Navy.(U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

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