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USS Newport News Web Site Home Page (Main Page for web site)
Listen to sound and see video of life aboard the USS Newport News, including recordings of our ship in Combat
This is where you will find information on your former shipmates.
Cruise Books On CD; Replace your lost Cruise book here!
Up & coming events for the "Three Sister Ships";  USS Newport News, USS Salem, USS Des Moines
Sign our guest book and read what others have to say about the web site.
Over 120 web pages covering the 26 year history of the USS Newport News
History of our web site. Information on how you can get involved. Income and expense report for the web site
Links to other related web sites.
Information about the USS Newport News Mailing list, and USS Newport News Newsletter membership.
Web pages dedicated to those who lost their life while serving on the USS Newport News.
Want to build a model of the USS Newort News? Here is a collection of information to get you going.
USS Newport News Museum and Memorial Foundation; dedicated to help keep the memory of our ship alive.
Pictures of our Ship and crew over the years gone by.
Information on our next USS NN Reunion and memories of past Reunions.
USS Newport News Ship's Store, Great Place to shop. Large selection of products.
Web Site Map; Showing you what is available and who takes care of each section of our web site.
Web Site Map; Showing you what is available and who takes care of each section of our web site.

Welcome to the History Page
for the
USS NEWPORT NEWS / Heavy Cruiser  CA-148

A Proud 26 Year History

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27 Mar 2015

USS Newport New went through many important phases of service in her long and decorated career.  By opening the History Page you can hot link to the specific topic mentioned.  From this contents page you will be able to navigate to each of the general topic areas listed.  At the start of each key topic you will be able to further navigate to a specific year of service.  By following the  markers you should be able to steer a course all the way from construction to decommissioning.

The purpose of this page is to help you navigate through our ship's extensive history
Good Luck and Enjoy!

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Liberty with Ray Woodall 1966 & 1967


Liberty Call


Investigation into the Explosion of Turret II


Letters Home
Cruiser Raid on Haiphong
Thanks to Captain Farnham - Flag Officer USS PROVIDENCE

Cruiser Raid on Than Hoa
Thanks to Captain Farnham USS PROVIDENCE

Historical Overview Construction Sixth Fleet Second Fleet Viet Nam War Links to
Historical Websites


1962 1967 - 68 "By Sea, Air & Land" (Note: Chap3)
Liberty Call Commissioning 1950 1963 1968 - 69
1951 1964 1972
1952 1965 T-II Investigation
1953 1966 Memorial Page
1954 1967
1955 1970
1956 1971
1957 1973
1958 1974
Decommissioning Welcome Aboard Awards & Decorations Bibliography From the Bridge Acknowledgements
Operations RAPIDFIRE
Marine Detachment

Last Updated 3/27/2015

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