In the wake of the Civil War, the U.S. Navy was stagnant.
Up the Arkansas River is the home of a U.S. Navy icon, one of only two surviving ships from the 7 December 1941 surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
Soon after the end of World War II in Europe, hitherto secrets of the fight against Germany became more widely known. One of the major headline-grabbing stories was the revelation ...
During World War II, four major combatants—Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and Japan—used midget submarines with varying degrees of success.
Wasp is among the oldest and most revered names of U.S. Navy ships.
The Lightning could contribute nothing to the newer technology, thus she simply faded away, including from the record books.
The second oldest active commissioned U.S. Navy warship began life as an Army vessel crewed by U.S. Coast Guardsmen.
The new frigate was somewhat unusual: “ornate” and “profusely carved” and of “uncommon length.”
The ship’s namesake had been killed on 12 August 1944 when a PB4Y-1 Liberator he was piloting accidentally exploded.
The most mysterious and indeed mythical ship in the U.S. Navy never sailed and was never completed.
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