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Just as the U.S. Air Force sends obsolete warbirds to the Arizona desert for storage and disassembly, the U.S. Navy maintains a number of harbors for its obsolete vessels. Get an admiral's tour of these naval storage harbors in Philadelphia, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, and Bremerton, Washington, where once-proud fighting vessels await reassignment, sale, or the cutting torch. Follow the entire disassembly process from start to finish, and discover the special processes used when handling nuclear submarines.

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Just as the U.S. Air Force sends obsolete warbirds to the Arizona desert for storage and disassembly, the U.S. Navy maintains a number of harbors for its obsolete vessels. This collection gives enthusiasts an admiral's tour of the naval storage harbors in Philadelphia, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, and Bremerton, Washington, as well as the once-proud fighting vessels awaiting reassignment, sale, or the cutting torch. Author Kermit Bonner takes readers through the entire disassembly process from start to finish, describing in detail how these surplus cruisers, submarines, destroyers, and aircraft carriers are scrapped, including more complex processes involving nuclear submarines.

Synopsis:

A tour of the naval storage harbours in Philadelphia, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, and Bremerton, Washington.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760308707
Author:
Bonner, Kermit
Author:
Bonner, Kit
Author:
McNab, Chris
Publisher:
Zenith Press
Location:
Osceola, Wis.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20010716
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
B&W Ill: 60 - Color Ill: 90
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.66x8.28x.36 in. 1.18 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » Naval Picture Books
Transportation » Nautical » Ships and Ship History

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"Synopsis" by ,
Just as the U.S. Air Force sends obsolete warbirds to the Arizona desert for storage and disassembly, the U.S. Navy maintains a number of harbors for its obsolete vessels. This collection gives enthusiasts an admiral's tour of the naval storage harbors in Philadelphia, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, and Bremerton, Washington, as well as the once-proud fighting vessels awaiting reassignment, sale, or the cutting torch. Author Kermit Bonner takes readers through the entire disassembly process from start to finish, describing in detail how these surplus cruisers, submarines, destroyers, and aircraft carriers are scrapped, including more complex processes involving nuclear submarines.
"Synopsis" by , A tour of the naval storage harbours in Philadelphia, Norfolk, Pearl Harbor, and Bremerton, Washington.
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