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lonestarbattleship · 22 days ago
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Vought OU-1 Floatplanes sitting on the catapult of USS New Mexico (BB-40). Photographed during a Good Will Tour at Sydney, Australia, circa July 23 to August 6, 1925.
ANMM: 00020978, 00020980
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carbone14 · 2 months ago
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Les batteries de 127 mm du cuirassé USS New Mexico (BB-40) se préparent au bombardement de l'île de Saipan – 15 juin 1944
Photographe : Official U.S. Navy Photograph
©National Archives and Records Administration - 80-G-K-14162
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thepianomaker · 3 years ago
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USS New Mexico (BB-40), the first dreadnought with turboelectric drive, off San Pedro, California in 1921
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judgemark45 · a year ago
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USN Battleships USS Idaho (BB-42) and USS New Mexico (BB-40), circa 1938.
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viktor-sbor · a year ago
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1943. USS New Mexico (BB-40) was a battleship in service with the United States Navy .
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currinsnavalandmaritme · a year ago
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USS New Mexico (BB-40) was a battleship in service with the United States Navy from 1918 to 1946. She was the lead ship of a class of three battleships, and the first ship to be named for the state of New Mexico. https://ift.tt/2QqJRYA
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nebris · 2 years ago
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USS NEW MEXICO (BB-40) View taken at Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, 31 December 1941. Note camouflage; number 40 atop turret 4; USS O'BRIEN (DD-415) in background (R). Also USS MENEMSHA (AG-39) (center). Catalog # 19-N-27360 National Archives.
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peerintothepast · 5 years ago
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The 5"/25 (127 mm) battery aboard the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan, 15 June 1944. Note the time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount, each holding three “fixed” rounds of ammunition; the barrels of 20 mm machine guns at the extreme right; and triple the 14"/50 (34.5 cm) guns in the background.
(Source: Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-K-14162 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command)
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wildyoungboy · 3 years ago
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[June 18 1919] (The Morgan City dail) Returning from target practice in the Cuban waters of Guantanamo Bay the USS DELAWARE (BB-28) follows the other battleships into New York Harbor. The Victory Fleet also included the USS TEXAS (BB-35) NEW MEXICO (BB-40) OKLAHOMA (BB-37) and NEVADA (BB-36)
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lonestarbattleship · 10 days ago
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USS New Mexico (BB-40) undergoing modernization at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on August 4, 1932.
NHHC: NH 64513
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aviationhistory · 5 years ago
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A kamikaze hits the battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) at Hagushi anchorage, Okinawa.
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judgemark45 · a year ago
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USS New Mexico (BB-40) and USS North Carolina (BB-55) Boston Navy Yard 17 October 1945.
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viktor-sbor · 2 years ago
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The American battleships USS West Virginia (BB-48), USS Colorado (BB-45), USS Maryland (BB-46), USS Tennessee (BB-43), USS California (BB-44) and USS New Mexico (BB-40) firing main battery for artillery exercises off the coast of California, February, 1927
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currinsnavalandmaritme · a year ago
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USS New Mexico (BB-40) was a battleship in service with the United States Navy from 1918 to 1946. She was the lead ship of a class of three battleships, and the first ship to be named for the state of New Mexico.
USS New Mexico (BB-40) was a battleship in service with the United States Navy from 1918 to 1946. She was the lead ship of a class of three battleships, and the first ship to be named for the state of New Mexico.
  USS NEW MEXICO 1918  Her keel was laid down on 14 October 1915 at the New York Navy Yard, she was launched on 23 April 1917, and was commissioned on 20 May 1918. She was the first ship with a turbo-electric transmission, which helped her reach a cruising speed of 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph). Shortly after completing initial training, New Mexico escorted the ship that carried President Woodrow…
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