Couldn’t have said it better.
U-103 crew members attempt to repair their 37mm AA gun, struggling in the rough sea
Marines playing musical instruments on board the Battleship Jaime I, Almería, Spain, February 1937
The crew of a WA-based warship on deployment in the Middle East is melting hearts across the country with a Mother’s Day video tribute.
Put together by Able Seaman Ernesto Sanchez, 37, the video shows more than 60 sailors and officers aboard HMAS Toowoomba sending their love back home to the special women in their lives.
The video is filmed in various parts of the warship, with some of the crew holding up written messages and others showing photos of their girlfriends, wives and mothers.
Heinrich von Angeli: Crown Prince Rudolf in naval uniform with the Order of the Golden Fleece, oil painting, 1885
An Act of Congress on 2 March 1899, created the rank of Admiral of the Navy. On 24 March 1903, Admiral George Dewey, who held the rank of Admiral since 8 March 1899, was commissioned Admiral of the Navy, with date of rank 2 March 1899, and became the only officer of the United States Navy who was ever so commissioned.
This painting shows then-Commodore Dewey on board USS Olympia, in command of the great American victory at Manila Bay in 1898, during the Spanish-American War. NHHC image NH 84510-KN.
Lady of the Navy: John Haag Calendar
Sailors Timothy Crosse, Andrew Harding, Aidan Greet and Matty Woods enjoy a beer after marching on Anzac Day in Sydney.
What shall we do with the drunken sailors? ;)