They weren't just hull numbers, they were our home addresses.
Now they are gone...all that is left is memories... ~ Dick Murphy, USS Tiru (SS 416)

U.S. Naval Institute News

  • Gulf Coast Shipyards Growing Capacity While Navy Shipbuilding Plans Remain Unsettled
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. — From the fantail of the 24,000-ton Richard M. McCool, Jr., (LPD-28), one can see the world’s most complex warships coming together, with shipbuilders welding, painting and running cables in the Mississippi sun. Two Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers – Leah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG-123) and the first Flight III Burke Jack Lucas […]
  • Judge Rejects Plea Deal for Submarine Spy Couple
    A federal judge denied a plea deal for an Annapolis, Md., couple charged with attempting to sell submarine secrets to a foreign country. Jonathan and Diana Toebbe each face a charge of conspiracy to communicate restricted data and two counts of communicating restricted data, USNI News previously reported. They had each accepted a plea deal […]
  • Report to Congress on Turkey, U.S. Relations
    The following is the Aug. 5, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, Turkey: Background and U.S. Relations In Brief. From the report U.S. relations with Turkey take place within a complicated environment and with Turkey in economic distress. Existing U.S.-Turkey tensions that worsened after a failed 2016 coup in Turkey—including ongoing disagreements over Syrian Kurds and […]
  • BREAKING: Navy Training Jet Crashes in Texas, Pilot Safely Ejects
    A Navy training aircraft crashed as it was approaching Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, the service announced Tuesday. A T-45 Goshawk crashed around noon local time during a routine training flight that began at NAS Kingsville, according to a news release from the Chief of Naval Air Training public affairs office. The pilot, who is […]