The Navy in Puget Sound

The Navy in Puget Sound Even before settlers came to the Puget Sound the U S Navy was exploring the sheltered inlets and deep water ports of what was dubbed America s Mediterranean In the sailors of the navy warship D

  • Title: The Navy in Puget Sound
  • Author: Cory Graff Puget Sound Navy Museum
  • ISBN: 9780738580814
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • Even before settlers came to the Puget Sound, the U.S Navy was exploring the sheltered inlets and deep water ports of what was dubbed America s Mediterranean In 1856, the sailors of the navy warship Decatur repelled an attack by Native Americans, saving a tiny village on the shores of Elliott Bay named Seattle In the ensuing years, Puget Sound became the West Coast sEven before settlers came to the Puget Sound, the U.S Navy was exploring the sheltered inlets and deep water ports of what was dubbed America s Mediterranean In 1856, the sailors of the navy warship Decatur repelled an attack by Native Americans, saving a tiny village on the shores of Elliott Bay named Seattle In the ensuing years, Puget Sound became the West Coast s premier port of call for the navy s vessels and aircraft operating in the vast Pacific Ocean During World War II, the region turned out a long line of combat and support vessels while quickly repairing many other ships that had been horribly damaged in clashes with the Japanese In both peace and war, the communities of Puget Sound and the U.S Navy have shared an enduring partnership that remains today.

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    1. After living in Seattle for my growing up years and driving through Bremerton many times, it was neat to see some of the naval history in this book.

    2. I just can't get enough of these little picture history books. As a navy fan and being from Seattle this one is perfect.

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