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Aloha Everyone,

 

This is a quick link navigation guide to the major reference topics on the Navy, Coast Guard and Other Sea Services board. The intent is to provide USMF members and guests with an Index of the main topics on the board posted by our membership rather than tying up the first page with too many pinned topics. This page will be updated as new topics become available. NOTE: Full listing of reference links are at the bottom of this page.

 

References: DANFS, NAVSOURCE, Naval History and Heritage Command, NHHC DANFS updates, DANAS Vol. 1, DANAS Vol. 2, USCG, USCG Aviation, NOAA, NAVOCEANO, MSC/USNS

 

USN WARSHIPS - CARRIERS, BATTLESHIPS, CRUISERS, DESTROYERS

 

USN Aircraft Carriers - CVA CVS CVL CVE CV Conventional Carriers

USN Nuclear Aircraft Carriers - CVAN, CVN Nuke Carriers

USN Battleship and Battle Group Patches

USN CRUISERS - CA CL CLG CC CG CGN

DL Destroyer Leader Conversions - DLG DLGN to DDG CG CGN

DD DDE DDR DESTROYERS Greyhounds of the Fleet

DDG Guided Missile Destroyers Adams Decatur Kidd Burke

DE DER FF Destroyer Escorts and Fast Frigates

DEG FFG Guided Missile Destroyer Escorts & Gas Turbine Fast Frigates

DESRON DESDIV Destroyer Squadrons & Divisions

CORTRON CORTDIV Destroyer Escort Squadrons & Divisions

 

USN SUBMARINES - SS, SSN, SSBN, APSS, LPSS

 

Silent Service - The USN Submarine Forces

SSBN - Ballistic Missile Submarines....Boomer SSBN's

41 for Freedom SSB(N) jacket patches

APSS or LPSS SUBMARINE PATCHES

AS & SUBRON Submarine Squadrons Groups Divisions Flotillas Bases and Tenders

 

USN AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS - GATORS, PHIBRON, ETC

 

USN Amphibious Ships - The Gator Navy "L" Ships & AKA/APA

PHIB GROUP, PHIBRON, ESU, ACU, ARG, NBG, BMU, Gator Commands

LPD Raleigh, Austin and San Antonio class

LPH Amphibious Assault Ships

 

MORE SHIPS - AUXILIARIES, MINECRAFT, OILERS, GUNBOATS, HYDROFOILS

 

USN AuxilIary Ships, Tenders, Ammo, Replenishment, Repair etc

SERVGRU SERVRON Service Groups and Squadrons

OILERS - AO, AOE, AOG & AOR TANKERS

USN & USCG Seaplane Tenders AV, AVP, AVB, AVM, WAVP

Mine Warfare Patches, MSO MSC MCM MCS MINRON MINDIV MOMAG

AGR and YAGR Radar Picket type

PG Patrol Gunboats - Vietnam war era Navy PG patches

USN Hydrofoils, Ships That Fly PCH AGEH PGH PHM

USN Yard Craft - YO's YOG's YTB's YTM's YN's etc

 

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD - PATROL, SAR, AVIATION, LORAN

 

 

NAVAIR - US NAVAL AVIATION - FIXED AND ROTARY WING, AIR GROUPS, CARRIER GROUPS

 

Naval Air Squadrons - Fixed Wing 'V' Squadrons

Naval Air Squadrons - Rotary 'H' Helicopter Squadrons

Naval Air Station Patches - NAS, NAAS, NAF

VT HT Naval Aviation Training Squadron Patches

VP Patrol Squadron Patches - PATRON

USN Photo Recon, Lab & Photographic Units

CVG/W and COMCARGRU's Air Groups, Air Wings & Carrier Groups

 

NAVAIR References: DANAS VA, VAH, VAK, VAL, VAP and VFA Squadrons, VP, VPB, VP(H) and VP(AM) Squadrons

 

COMMAND, SEABEES, DIVERS & SALVAGE, NAVSEC & COMM, USNR, SHIPYARDS-SRF-DRYDOCKS

 

USN COMMAND and FLEET patches

Naval Stations & Shore Commands - NAVSTA CENTERS SCHOOLS FACS

SEABEES Construction Battalions and related patches

US Navy Divers & their related Commands ARS, ASR, ATF, ATA, etc

NAVSEC and COMM patches - Spooks & Sparks

USNR - U.S. Naval Reserve - on land, sea and air

Naval Shipyards, Repair Facilities and Dry Docks

 

CRUISE, RATE, WEAPONS, DEEP FREEZE, BICENTENNIAL, YACHT CLUBS

 

USN Ships Cruise patches WESTPAC MED PG IO

USN Department, Division & Rate Specific Patches

AE Naval Weapons, Ammunition and Ordnance - Torpedoes, Missiles, Guns, Bombs

"It's a Gemsco" USN & USCG Patch Manufacturers

"It's an Ace Novelty" USN & USCG Patch Manufacturers

"It's a Hilborn Hamburger" USN & USCG Patch Manufacturers

"It's a Beta Royal" USN & USCG Patch Manufacturers

"It's a Wolf Brown" USN, USCG, NASA Patch Manufacturers

"It's a Silvio Polidoro" USN Patch Manufacturers

"It's a Matsuo Trading Company" USN Patch Manufacturers

 

Really BIG patches - Jacket size and larger

REALLY small PATCHES - Ball Cap size

Sailor Humor Patches

US Naval Athletics - Sports Patches

 

Naval Board Reference Links:

 

DANFS The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

 

NAVSOURCE Naval Resource Center - Photographic History of the U.S. Navy

 

Naval History and Heritage Command - Naval History and Heritage Command

 

NHHC DANFS updates - Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships -- Index at NHHC - Ongoing updates to the DANFS database of Naval Ship Histories

 

DANAS Vol. 1 - Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons Volume 1: The History of VA, VAH, VAK, VAL, VAP and VFA Squadrons

 

DANAS Vol. 2 - Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons Volume 2: The History of VP, VPB, VP(H) and VP(AM) Squadrons

 

USCG - The Cutters, Boats and Aircraft of the U.S. Coast Guard

 

USCG Aviation - United States Coast Guard Aviation History, A Project of the Coast Guard Aviation Association

 

NOAA - NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA)

 

NAVOCEANO - The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO)

 

MSC/USNS - Ships of the Military Sealift Command

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Naval Board edits and Directory edits:

 

Split DESTROYERS section into the following sections for different types of destroyers (Section was getting too large)

DD DDE DDR DESTROYERS Greyhounds of the Fleet

NEW* DE DER FF Destroyer Escorts and Fast Frigates

NEW* DEG FFG Guided Missile Destroyer Escorts & Gas Turbine Fast Frigates

NEW* DL Destroyer Leader Conversions - DLG DLGN to DDG CG CGN

NEW* DDG Guided Missile Destroyers Adams Decatur Kidd Burke

Added CRUISERS section to the board

Split all types of OILERS from AUXILIARY topic to new section

NEW* OILERS AO, AOE, AOG & AOR

Added separate directory section for the Gator Navy - Amphibious ships

Added AE Ammunition type ships to the Weapons section

Added AS Submarine Tenders to SUBRON section

Added reference links for research

Should you have any questions or suggestions to improve the Naval board topics, please send a Private Message to me and I will respond promptly.

Aloha

Salvage Sailor

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Naval Board edits and Directory edits:

 

Added reference topics

 

USN, USCG, NASA Patch Manufacturers "It's a Wolf Brown" http://www.usmilitar...s-a-wolf-brown/

USN Patch Manufacturers - "It's a Matsuo Trading Company" http://www.usmilitar...rading-company/

 

Added reference topic

 

Patch Manufacturer Reference Topics USN, USCG, USNS, NASA http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/338582-patch-manufacturer-reference-topics-usn-uscg-usns-nasa/

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