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.
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)
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)