**948**= 2

^{2}x 3 x 79.

**948**is the number of times the digit 8 appears in the first 10,000 decimal digits of pi.

**948**is a number

*n*such that

*n*

^{3}is a sum of two successive primes:

**948**

^{3}= 851971392 = 425985683 + 425985709.

The sum of the digits of

**948**equals the 7 times the number of digits: 9 + 4 + 8 = 21 = 7 x 3.**948, a destroyer,**was known as the "saltiest ship in the fleet."