Where is the USS Nassau?
The USS Nassau was retired in 2011 and currently rests in the Navy’s Atlantic Fleet “graveyard” in Beaumont, Texas, ironically a city hard hit by Hurricane Harvey and which the ship was powerless to assist.
Where is the USS Saipan?
USS Saipan is assigned to Amphibious Group Two, COMNAVSURFLANT, and is homeported at Norfolk, VA. Decommissioned and Struck from the Naval Register, 25 April 2007, at Naval Station Norfolk, VA.
Where is the USS Peleliu right now?
She was decommissioned in San Diego, California on March 31, 2015. She currently rests, out of commission and in reserve, at NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii alongside USS Tarawa in the inactive reserve in case of further need.
When was the USS Saipan decommissioned?
After serving for nearly 25 years, the USS Saipan was decommissioned in January of 1970.
Who owns Peleliu Island?
Two years later they were explored in detail by the expedition of Spanish naval officer Bernardo de Egoy. Following its defeat in the Spanish–American War, Spain sold Palau (including Peleliu) to Germany in 1899. Control passed to Japan in 1914.
How do you spell Peleliu?
Few Americans knew then or have ever heard of Peleliu (pronounced PEH-leh-loo). In early autumn, 1944, America’s attention was focused on the liberation of Europe.