Exploring the world's most impressive ships, including aircraft carriers, icebreakers and livestock vessels.
Although the Arizona fought for only minutes in the battle in which she died, her afterlife as a tragic symbol epitomises American naval sacrifice and courage.
Eight ships in the US Navy have carried the name Enterprise, dating to the earliest days of the Continental Navy. The most significant in that lineage are the last two.
Landing Ship Tanks' weren't deemed noble enough to even have names. The story of these ships is one of an unsung hero, revealing the considerable battle action of one ship.
One of the most heroic ships of the Second World War, CV-8 has the distinction of serving as the flight deck for the incredible Doolittle Tokyo raid.
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Considered the most powerful warship afloat, the USS Texas was commissioned in March 1914.
Among the most notable battleships in the US Navy's history is the USS New Jersey. The ship's sponsor was Mrs Charles Edison, wife of the Governor of New Jersey and daughter-in-law of Thomas Edison.
Following a tradition of coolness and courage through disastrous battle damage, the Samuel B. Roberts is ravaged by a huge explosion in an enemy minefield in the Persian Gulf.
The USS Yorktown's planes inflicted heavy losses on the enemy at Truk and in the Mariana Islands, as well as supporting American troops in the Philippines, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
As one of the ships to participate in the D-Day landings, the Jeremiah O'Brien has miraculously clung to life while all others have hit the scrap heap.