Category Albums Files
NUMBERED UNITSMost of the images in this category are of Naval aviation squadron patches. These organizations can be properly referred to by three different names: 1. Formal name (e.g., Strike Fighter Squadron EIGHT SIX), which indicates the mission. (An acronym format is often used to shorten a name; e.g., STKFITRON EIGHT SIX or STKFITRON 86.) 2. Informal name (e.g., VFA-86), in which each letter has a meaning; in this case, "V" stands for fixed wing, "F" stands for fighter, and "A" stands for attack. For a complete list of these informal designations, see "Navy Squadron Designations and Abbreviations" article online. 3. Nickname – e.g., "Sidewinders." In the albums that follow, formal names are used. Informal names (in parentheses) and nicknames (in quotes) may or may not be listed. Viewers should note that all-caps numerical spell-outs in the formal names have been changed to Arabic numerals in this gallery to facilitate proper sorting.
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USN 0001-5


VU-5-1001.jpg

352 files, last one added on May 21, 2017
Album viewed 623 times

USN 0006-10


PROJECT-MAGNET-1001.jpg

178 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2017
Album viewed 299 times

USN 0011-19


19-1001~0.jpg

233 files, last one added on Jun 07, 2017
Album viewed 339 times

USN 0020-29


VF-24-1081.jpg

165 files, last one added on Apr 24, 2017
Album viewed 332 times

USN 0030-39


35-301-1953-1001.jpg

144 files, last one added on Aug 30, 2016
Album viewed 282 times

USN 0040-49


44-1001.jpg

229 files, last one added on Feb 25, 2017
Album viewed 257 times

USN 0050-59


VF_53-1.jpg

100 files, last one added on Apr 24, 2017
Album viewed 260 times

USN 0060-69


VF_62_insignia_1955_57-1001.jpg

179 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2017
Album viewed 272 times

USN 0070-79


VF_74A_Insignia_1945_1947-1001.jpg

66 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2017
Album viewed 208 times

USN 0080-89


83-1006.jpg

75 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2017
Album viewed 246 times

USN 0090-99


VF_92_insignia_1945-1001_.jpg

96 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2017
Album viewed 282 times

USN 0100-119


VF_112_CVA_33_TF_77-1001.jpg

153 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2017
Album viewed 295 times

25 albums on 3 page(s) 1

NAMED UNITSBroadly speaking, all organizations are named, but this section contains only those without numbers in their designations.
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USN UNITS A-M


FAWTULANT-1002.jpg

4 files, last one added on Jun 29, 2016
Album viewed 153 times

USN UNITS N


VH2-2016-1001~0.jpg

3 files, last one added on Dec 06, 2016
Album viewed 120 times

USN UNITS O-Z


navalairgunnersschoolobv.jpg

6 files, last one added on Apr 20, 2016
Album viewed 127 times

3 albums on 1 page(s)

SHIPSThe names of commissioned ships of the U.S. Navy all start with USS, for "United States Ship." Non-commissioned (i.e., "in-service") vessels of the Navy under the Military Sealift Command have names that begin with USNS, standing for "United States Naval Ship," and are primarily civilian-manned. A letter-based hull classification symbol is used to designate a vessel's type (see Wikipedia article "List of hull classifications" for a complete list of symbols and their corresponding meaning). If a ship's hull classification symbol has "T-" preceding it, it is a ship of the Military Sealift Command, again with a primarily civilian crew. The system of symbols has changed a number of times since it was introduced in 1907, so ships' symbols sometimes change without anything being done to the ship itself. For images in this section, hull classification symbols are listed first, followed by the names. The names of ships are selected by the Secretary of the Navy. The names are those of states, cities, towns, important persons, important locations, famous battles, fish, and ideals.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Because the sorting software isn't as smart as humans, it sorts by the first digit in a number first rather than looking at the entire number, so for example, DDG-19 is displayed before DDG-2 rather than after it.
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USN AIRCRAFT CARRIERS


1-1001~0.jpg

22 files, last one added on Apr 22, 2016
Album viewed 110 times

USN BATTLESHIPS


BB-62-NEW_JERSEY-321.jpg

1 files, last one added on May 22, 2013
Album viewed 86 times

USN CRUISERS



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Album viewed 5 times

USN FRIGATES



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USN DESTROYERS



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Album viewed 6 times

USN LITTORAL COMBAT SHIPS



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USN AMPHIBIOUS


LST-1185-SCHENECTADY-1-1.jpg

10 files, last one added on Jun 30, 2013
Album viewed 109 times

USN MINE COUNTERMEASURES



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USN BOATS



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USN AUXILIARY


30-1-San_Pablo~0.jpg

4 files, last one added on Jul 11, 2015
Album viewed 52 times

USN OTHER SURFACE VESSELS



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Album viewed 2 times

 

11 albums on 1 page(s)

SUBMARINESThere are two major types of submarines, attack and ballistic missile. Attack submarines (sometimes referred to as "hunter-killer" subs) have tactical missions, including locating and sinking other submarines, surface combatants, and merchant vessels. They are also used to protect friendly surface combatants and missile submarines. Some attack subs are also armed with cruise missiles, increasing the scope of their potential missions to include land targets. Some attack subs are also occasionally used for intelligence-gathering missions. Older attack subs were diesel-electric powered and used "SS" in their designations; current attack subs are nuclear powered and have "SSN" designations. Ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) primarily have the single strategic mission of nuclear deterrence by being hidden launching platforms for nuclear-armed SLBMs (originally Polaris, now Trident). However, some of these boats have been converted to launch standard (non-nuclear) cruise missiles and are designated SSGN.
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USN SUBS 1-99


3-1-Barracuda.jpg

2 files, last one added on Sep 20, 2013
Album viewed 46 times

USN SUBS 100-199



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USN SUBS 200-299


228-1-Drum~0.jpg

28 files, last one added on Aug 01, 2015
Album viewed 72 times

USN SUBS 300-399


SS-320-BERGALL-1-NEED.jpg

76 files, last one added on Apr 20, 2016
Album viewed 68 times

USN SUBS 400-499


400-1zz_Sea_Devil.jpg

1 files, last one added on Sep 09, 2013
Album viewed 37 times

USN SUBS 500-599


577-101-Growler-1001.jpg

9 files, last one added on Jan 15, 2017
Album viewed 45 times

USN SUBS 600-699


672-1006-Pintado_28129.jpg

4 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2016
Album viewed 48 times

USN SUBS 700-799



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USN SUBS 800-899



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9 albums on 1 page(s)

COMPETITIONS, WARGAMES & EXERCISES
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USN COMPETITONS (NON UNIT SECIFIC)



0 files
Album viewed 1 times

USN EXERCISES & WARGAMES (NON UNIT SPECIFIC)


VH2-2016-1001.jpg

1 files, last one added on Jun 25, 2016
Album viewed 30 times

 

2 albums on 1 page(s)

WEAPONS SYSTEMS & AIRCRAFT
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USN AIRCRAFT (NON UNIT SPECIFIC)


MH-53-1066.jpg

14 files, last one added on Mar 03, 2016
Album viewed 98 times

USN ARMAMENT, MISSILES & OTHER EQUIPMENT (NON UNIT SPECIFIC)


f4_arn-101_1.jpg

1 files, last one added on Jul 14, 2015
Album viewed 55 times

 

2 albums on 1 page(s)

MISCELLANEOUS
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USN INSTALLATIONS (BASES/STATIONS/FACILITIES/FIELDS)



0 files
Album viewed 16 times

USN MORALE (NON UNIT SPECIFIC)



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USN UNKNOWNS


123-1~3.jpg

7 files, last one added on Mar 16, 2016
Album viewed 99 times

3 albums on 1 page(s)


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