April 26, 2010
FROM NAUTICUS WEBSITE
USS Wisconsin (BB-64) is on Facebook
April 16, 2010
Friday April 16, our ship was officially turned over to the city of Norfolk,
Ceremony took place aboard our ship in front of turret one at 10:00 AM.
VADM David Architzel passed on the long glass to
Mayor Paul Fraim. The ships bell and whistle
while red, white and blue streamers were
launched into the air and a
21 gun salute was rendered on shore.
Nauticus Executive Director, Hank Lynch informed
that parts of the ships interior will be opened this year.
Photo No.582 is a poster showing spaces to be opened.
I have posted 21 pictures of this event on our website.
You can see them by
going on to our site, click on Pictures then go down to Other Photos and
CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING
FOR CHANEL 13 WVEC COVERAGE
USS Wisconsin now belongs to City of Norfolk | 13NEWS / WVEC.com |
Hampton Roads Military News,
Local News & Breaking News | WVEC.com |
News for Hampton Roads, Virginia*
April 12, 2010
Nauticus website lists the following about the Wisconsin;
BATTLESHIP WISCONSIN HOURS:
Ship Status: Exterior
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 4:45 p.m.
Nauticus will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas
Ship will be closed in the event of inclement weather.
MAY 25, 2009
MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE ON BOARD USS
CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK
March 19, 2010
If you are interested in Naval covers and postmarks,
then you may be interested in the following;
OUR BELOVED USS
WISCONSIN (BB-64) HAS BEEN DONATED BY THE NAVY
TO THE CITY OF NORFOLK, VA.
SHE IS NOW A NAVY VETERAN AND A CIVILIAN LIKE US.
SHE WILL BE STAYING AT NAUTICUS IN NORFOLK, VA.
MAMA WILL BE HAPPY TO SEE ALL OF HER CHILDREN,
SO STOP BY IF YOU ARE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.
READ ABOUT ITHERE
ALSO READ THE PRESS
To Request Copies
Military Personnel Records
click on the following URL and follow instructions.
NAVY DEPARTMENT AWARDS WEB SERVICE (NDAWS)
To purchase certificates, such
Plank Owner, Shellback, Gulf War, etc.
Click on to the following
U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE CERTIFICATE SERVICE
For the history of the Yellow
Ribbon, click on the Ribbon
Military ceremony on the Battleship
The Hampton Roads Naval Museum and the battleship
Wisconsin are a popular place for service members
to have their reenlistments, commissioning, retirements or other special ceremonies.
offers space in the museum and on the ship at no charge
for these official ceremonies. You MUST contact the Hampton
Roads Naval Museum at 757-322-3106.
Or for additional information, visit USS Wisconsin
Ceremonies web page.