Archive for 2019

16′ Model of “Dreadnought” looking for new home

Cecil Johnson writes that on  board the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi, TX, there is a huge model of the "Dreadnought" which measures c.16' long with a 3' beam. The folks on Lexington are looking for a new home for the model and asked if anyone in HNSA would be interested. If so, please c...read more

USS Duluth (LPD-6) 2019 Reunion

The USS Duluth (LPD-6) 2019 reunion is scheduled to take place on June 12-16, 2019, in Duluth, Minnesota, at the Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza. Call (800)794-1716 to book your room.For more information, contact John Adams or call (610)213-6379. To visit the USS Duluth Reunion website for POD ...read more

Website: “Museum Ship Parts Trader”

Bob Pointer of the LST-325 - noting that Museum Ships often have problems obtaining equipment, parts, and supplies, especially period items, and that some ships have excess inventory but do not know where to look. He has kindly told HNSA that there is a Website through Facebook that might be of grea...read more

Researcher in UK seeking help on US Sonar Recordings

Mr. David Tompkins, a writer in the UK, is seeking help on "SONAR training records used by the SONAR / radar training schools in the U.K. during WW2. I assume it would've been for the ASDIC systems? I wondered any US SONAR recordings, or something similar to what you have, might've been used by the...read more