NavSource Naval History Page
Welcome to the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum
Welcome to The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS) - Histories for every US naval vessel.
Link to Cruisers
DANFS Link to the USS Columbus Information
Opening page of USS Salam (CA-139) Association (I've been aboard her)
United Staes Naval & Shipbuilding Museum
Haze Gray & Underway
Haze Gray & Underway Link to Guided Missile Cruiser Specifications, with the Albany Class Listed
Link to Cruisers List this opens with a black and white picture of the bow of the USS Albany
Haze Gray & Underway Link to Picture of USS Albany
"Battleships Carriers and All Other Warships: The Anchor Page for The World's Warships" -- War Ships1
This Is a great web site!! There are pictures and specifications on the Albany Class Cruisers!!
The link shows some USS Chicago pictures and is a link to the USS PERMIT SSN594 Web site There is an interesting story of how the Submarine Warfare Insignia (Dolphins) were painted on the USS Chicago when it was at the Puget Sound Navy Shipyard. The Story and nice pictures (from about waterline of the fantail) of the USS Chicago are under PICTURES, #13."The Famous USS CHICAGO Incident" and titled "Pictures from The Great Chicago Incident"
It is also linked off of Don Shelton's Home Page "Bottom Guns and Targets"
Look under "Dolphin Painting , The art of clandestinely painting Submariners Dolphins on Surface Craft" !and then click on the star in the "See the Dolphins the boys on USS Permit (SSN-594) painted on USS Chicago." box
War Ships1 - "Tony D's Ship Reunions" Index Page
Fleet Reserve Association Reunions
United States Navy
USN News Special on the USS Cole
Arlington National Cemetery
Check out Dave Brouchoud's 3 web sites:
USS Des Moines CA-134
USS Helena CA-75
8th AF WW II
Check out John Galla Jr's USS Des Moines CA-134 web site, with some of his Dad's USS Columbus pictures at JOHN'S NAVY BASE
USS Saint Paul Association
USS Cabot CVL-28 This foundation is dedicated to preserving the USS Cabot CVL-28
USS Albany Association This is for every USS Albany (CL-23 / CA-123 / CG-10 / SSN-753)
Jeff Newell has some good pictures of weapons on USS Albany CG-10, which were the same as on the USS Columbus CG-12.
Joe DiPietro has a site for the USS Chicago CG-11
Wright's Washington Navy Yard has 3 photos of the Albany as it waits to be scraped - under "Cruisers"
USS Missouri Memorial
USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75)
Cool 360 degree photos!!
Open Directory Project - Links to Navy Cruisers Decommissioned - Web Site links
Hyper War Home Page - World War II Information on the four branches of service
Hyper War - NAVY section
Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940-1945 - Cruisers -- Heavy Cruisers - Data and picture of USS Columbus CA-74
The Greyhound Navy An Online reference source for the Spruance-Class Destroyers and home of the "Destroyermen's List"
You have to navigate the site from the bottom "site hyper-links". There is NO "Home" when I checked the site out.
Naval Vessel Registry Home Page for the Official Naval Inventory and Vessel Registry
Direct Link to Columbus Status
Navy Exchange System
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
Commander in Chief - U.S. Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)
TROA Web Base Online Military Resource
Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii (USCINCPAC)
Naval Station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
"Tin Can Sailors" - The National Association of Destroyer Veterans
OTHER Naval Links on the Web
More Navy Links to Other Websites
USS Femont APA-44 This is a link to the second to the last ship my Father served aboard.
John Galla's Son has a nice web site and is the Webmaster at NORTHEAST FIRE NEWS Check it out !!
Lionel Earl Joyner, CA-74 crew member, has a web site and is the Webmaster at his http://www.gulftel.com/lejoyner It is a very nice web site !!
"Jay" Williams, Associate Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago and CG-12 crew member has a web site and is the Webmaster at
Jay was on board the USS Columbus during the same time I was. His Columbus photo can be seen on Page 63 of the 25th Anniversary Cruise Book
Jay has quite a few very interesting military and security related links on his site. Pay him a visit !!
US Naval Institute has pictures of ships to order
Thumbnail of ALBANY CG-10 - stbd aerial broadside
Thumnail of COLUMBUS CG-12 - stbd bow underway, men manning the rail
Thumbnail of COLUMBUS CG-12 - port bow 1963
Surface Navy Association
Navy History Center This is a US Government Site that has a lot of NAVY Information.
Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club Web Ring A site with a web site listing of Navy vessels involved in the conflict in Southeast Asia between 1951 and 1975.
M.Y. Clark's Homepage -
Has pictures of ships going up and down Elizabeth River in Norfolk, VA.
A neat web site!! CG-12 traveled these waters -- while I was aboard
The USS Columbus SSN-762
Another link to the USS Columbus SSN-762 The site has just one picture.
This is an Official Navy Site that has a picture of the "new" USS Columbus SSN-762, in the sub pictures section. The title of the picture is "Above and below"
A link to the "new" USS Albany SSN 753. The site has pictures, histories of each USS Albany and has sounds under the "PICTURE" button.
A link to the "new" USS Chicago SSN 721. The site has pictures, histories of each USS Albany and has sounds under the "PICTURE" button.