";s:4:"text";s:3675:" In July 1918, the 15,000-ton armored cruiser USS San Diego sank off Long Island, New York, losing six sailors from a crew of 1,200 after a mysterious explosion struck the vessel..
SAN DIEGO – Thousands of sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz left San Diego Monday morning for a security mission in the Pacific Theater. It seems unlikely that a decommissioned aircraft carrier like the USS Midway would be one of the top things to do in a major … Is it possible that modern technology can help solve the mystery of what exactly sank San Diego? SAN DIEGO (NNS) The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), returned to their homeport and namesake city, San Diego, Feb. 2 USS San Diego Arrives in Guam
Navy Commemorates 100th Anniversary of the Loss of USS San Diego—Story on the 2018 commemoration. She served the U.S. Atlantic Fleet until decommissioned in 1993.
Photo Credits- Naval History and Heritage Command. A number of artifacts have been removed from wreck over the years, many of them without authorization.
Fire alarm box recovered from WWI-era armored cruiser USS San Diego. Now, nearly 100 years after it sank, and countless theories as to what caused the wreck, researchers believe they have determined the cause of it — a German U-boat in conjunction with a mine. Welcome to USS San Diego!
A silver-plated serving platter from the USS San Diego.
Photo by Chris Stone Photo by Chris Stone 100 Years Later. One of the ships that did not see the war through was the U.S.S.
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USS San Diego 2017 Survey Field Report—Direct download (11.7 MB) of technical report summarizing the 2017 USS San Diego field survey. SAN DIEGO — More than 6,000 sailors are assigned to the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group ships that left from San Diego on Monday morning in support of global maritime security operations. Facebook; Twitter; Betsy has been writing about California for nearly more than two decades as TripSavvy's expert on the state.
A silver-plated serving platter from the USS San Diego. Share Pin Email Ana Alarcon. Updated 04/18/19.
A month after San Diego‘s demise, a Naval Board of Inquiry ruled that it was a mine that sank the ship. Dictionary of Amercian Naval Fighting Ships—Operational history, under California II (Armored Cruiser No.6)
She then was redesignated as a United States Naval Ship, assigned to the Military Sealift Command, and served in a non-commissioned status with a mostly civilian crew as USNS San Diego (T-AFS-6) until 1997. The USS Nimitz based in Bremerton, Washington conducted training in the San Diego area and left for deployment June 8. USS San Diego (CA-6), originally the armored cruiser California (ACR-6) USS San Diego (CL-53), a light cruiser commissioned in 1942 in service throughout the Pacific War, and decommissioned 1946 USS San Diego (AFS-6), a combat stores ship in service from 1969 to 1997 USS San Diego (LPD-22), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, launched in 2010
The USS San Diego was the only major warship the US lost during World War I. USS San Diego (AFS-6) was a Mars-class combat stores ship acquired by the U.S. Navy in 1968.