n.1.(Zool.) A fish of the Mediterranean (Sphyræna spet). See Barracuda.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The highlight of our visit was actually boarding two National Historic Landmark ships-the Spanish-American War-era cruiser USS Olympia (incidentally Admiral George Dewey's flagship at the May 1, 1898 Battle of Manila Bay) and the World War II-era submarine USS Becuna.
Elisardo Becuna *, Ana Lopez-Duran *, Elena Fernandez del Rio *, Ursula Martinez *, Jaime Fraga **, Jesus Osorio **, Manuel Arrojo **, Fernanda Lopez-Crecente **, Maria Nieves Dominguez **
For nautical souls, the Independence Seaport Museum alongside the Delaware River has plenty of interactive stuff about the city's seafaring history plus a chance to tour the USS Becuna, a Second World War submarine.