Naval History Magazine - October 2001 Vol. 15 Number 5

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Three organizations have teamed to raise deteriorating parts and artifacts—including the steam condenser, a main component of the steam engine—from from one...

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  • Raising Monitor
    By Lieutenant Commander W. Kent Davis, U.S. Navy


    Three organizations have teamed to raise deteriorating parts and artifacts—including the steam condenser, a main component of the steam engine—from from one of the most important icons of U.S. naval history,...

  • They Called Her 'Carole Baby'
    By Lieutenant Commander R. William Brown, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    On 24 October 1944, the U.S. Seventh Fleet dispatched 39 torpedo patrol (PT) boats through Leyte Gulf and Surigao Strait into the Mindanao Sea to scout a Japanese advance on the Philippines. This is the tale of one PT crew—eight decorated...

  • 'That Wasn't Bravery . . .'
    By Kathleen Broome Williams

    '. . . Hell, I was scared to death,' is what Private First Class William Crane said about his heroic deed one day in 1944 on Saipan. Indeed, he was a hero in every sense of the word, but he never got his due—until now....

  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 7: The Letter Bomb
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins

    A sleepy brown sailor, keeping a lookout, hung in the rigging by a single hand and one bare foot while letting the rest of his body bend and sway to the grand swells lifting the Falmouth packet up and down, up and down. His lazy grace and simple...


 
 

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