THE MARINERS' MUSEUM

Raising the Turret

By Justin Lyons
December 2002
After nearly 140 years on the floor of the Atlantic off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, a fabled artifact from the Civil War is back on the surface.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT COLLECTION, HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

Fulcrum of Greatness

By Lieutenant Commander Henry J. Hendrix, U.S. Navy
December 2002
Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt uses his office to leverage a completely refurbished foreign policy based around the Navy.
top: COURTESY OF AUTHOR, bottom: U.S. NAVY

By Way of the Azores

By Robert Barrie Beattie, Former Chief Machinist's Mate, U.S. Naval Reserve
December 2002
A U.S. Army lieutenant colonel subscribes to the spellbinding memoir of his grandfather, who goes to World War I in a converted fishing boat.
STEVE EARLEY (THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT / AP POOL)

On Our Scope

By Fred L. Schultz, Editor-in-Chief
December 2002
Every time someone on our staff broached the subject of underwater archaeology, Membership Services and Communications Director Carol Mason—who left us recently in favor of academic pursuits—liked to poke good-natured ...