Mr. Edwards is a National Park Service ranger who works with the collection of historic maritime vessels at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. One of his previous assignments was to the museum ship Cassin Young (DD-793) at Boston National Historical Park.

Articles by Christopher Edwards

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Fire Down Below!

By Christopher Edwards
January 2011
It was one of the worst peacetime disasters in U.S. Navy history: the 1954 conflagration on the aircraft carrier Bennington.
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Prelude to Kamikaze

By Christopher Edwards
October 2007
At the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the destroyer USS Smith kept fighting after receiving a blow her mid-1930s designers never imagined.