Mr. Smith was cartoonist and columnist for The Annapolis Capital. His work has appeared in Naval History, the U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings, and Military Review, and he is the author of Not By the Book (New York: Ballantine/Ivy, 1993) and the introduction to the Naval Institute Press “Classics of Naval Literature” version of The Autobiography of George Dewey. Mr. Smith illustrates Naval History’s “Salty Talk.”

Articles by Eric McAllister Smith

In Profile—Ned Beach

By Eric McAllister Smith
July 1988
Captain Edward L. “Ned” Beach at age 70 is still brawny, barrel-chested, and as trim-waisted as an ensign, or at least a lieutenant commander. His hair is white now, but ...