Mr. McSherry, editor of the Spanish-American War Centennial Web site, is the grandson of Seaman Jack McSherry, mentioned in the article. His grandfather went on to retire from the U.S. Navy in 1946 as a gold-rated chief petty officer.

Articles by Patrick McSherry

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'Wallowin' in a Typhoon Before Morning

By Patrick McSherry
October 2008
The political intrigue in store for the big ships of the Great White Fleet a century ago was nothing compared to the mighty storm they weathered between the Philippines and ...