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Battleship Cove

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She was commissioned in May of 1942 when most of the American Navy lay at the bottom of Pearl Harbor and with the shadow of German Fascism looming over Europe. By November of '42 the USS Massachusetts was seeing its first action in the battle of Casablanca as Allied forces moved into North Africa. She serves now as a quiet reminder of US military might and what America's "great generation" accomplished during those dark years. She's also part of the largest collection of historical Naval vessels in the world! Most weekends these days her decks swarm with cub scouts and their dads as they get to bunk up where real fighting men once did. For a full boat of history, facts, news items, event descriptions, membership opportunities and all the rest you must visit their very complete website at www.battleshipcove.com

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Brian Shriver

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A: Battleship Cove

di Christopher Blake, 30 metri di distanza

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Battleship Cove

B: USS Lionfish

di Christopher Blake, 130 metri di distanza

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USS Lionfish

C: USS Massachusetts

di Christopher Blake, 210 metri di distanza

USS Massachusetts

D: Annie's Artifax - Narrows Center

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E: Heart & Soul Studio - Narrows Center

di Christopher Blake, 300 metri di distanza

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F: Narrows Center Stage, Fall River MA

di Christopher Blake, 300 metri di distanza

Performance area at Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River, MA 02721 tel 508.324.1926 ...

Narrows Center Stage, Fall River MA

G: Moonglow Expressions & Dream Weaver - Narrows Center

di Christopher Blake, 310 metri di distanza

Moonglow Expressions & Dream Weaver Studios occupies one of the resident artist studios at the Na...

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H: Trapezoid Studio - Narrows Center

di Christopher Blake, 310 metri di distanza

Trapezoid Studio at the Narrows Center for the Arts houses two artists working in visual media. Sheil...

Trapezoid Studio - Narrows Center

I: Elin Noble - Narrows Gallery - March 2009

di Christopher Blake, 320 metri di distanza

Exhibition by artist Elin Noble at Narrows Gallery (north wall) Exhibition Title: "Layered Affinities...

Elin Noble - Narrows Gallery - March 2009

J: Andrew Kusmin - One - Narrows Gallery

di Christopher Blake, 320 metri di distanza

People walk into the Narrows Gallery and say "great space!" almost without fail. It spreads outwards ...

Andrew Kusmin - One - Narrows Gallery

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Narragansett Bay

Questa è una vista generale di Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay dominates the geography of the tiny state of Rhode Island, extending 25 miles northwards and inland from the Atlantic Ocean right into the heart of its major cities.  It is fed by the watersheds of 3 major rivers: the Blackstone, the Taunton and the Pawtuxet.  Narragansett Bay defines the region's culture, its history, sense of place and quality of life.  The cities of Providence, Newport, Fall River, Warwick and Newport all owe their start to the bay and the opportunities it provided for water power, commercial growth and transportation. 

Once badly polluted, the Narragansett Bay has made a tremendous comeback in the last 3 decades as communities all around the bay have revitalized their connection to the bay and taken steps to curb human impact.  Aerial Vr plans a series of panoramas intended to capture the area's unique natural beauty, both from its surface and from the air as well as the vitality and uniqueness of its communities.

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