American victory at the Battle of Lake Erie led to the first unqualified defeat of a British naval squadron, on this day in history, 10 September 1813. American Captain Oliver Hazard Perry led a squadron of nine ships against six ships of the British Royal Navy under Robert Barclay. maritimehistorypodcast.com #history #OnThisDay
Two sailors from the the USS Mason (DE-529), the first US Navy ship to have a predominantly African-American crew on March 20, 1944 at the Boston Navy Yard in Massachusetts. Photo: Official Navy photography via Corbis
Sailors spell out Hajimemashite, nice to meet you, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as the ship arrives at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
YOKOSUKA,Japan,Feb.28,2014.Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70), homeported in Pearl Harbor,enters Fleet Activities Yokosuka for scheduled port visit.Lake Erie underway in US 7th Fleet area supporting security stability in Indo-Asia Pacific region.Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) returned June 16 from 4-month deployment to Western Pacific.Last time Lake Erie returns home to Pearl Harbor as scheduled to change homeport.
BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, California, was awarded a $25,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) in fiscal 2014 for maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities.