Top Coverage: Of the Past, Present & Future of Naval History

Sea Classics  January 2017


On the cover

Portrait of a hard-working warrior. USS Pennsylvania undergoing repairs and updates in an Advanced Base Section Dock during 1944. (National Archives)

OTHER FEATURES

  • TANEY VERSUS THE KAMIKAZES
    During WWII, USCG Taney was probably that service’s most heavily armed ship — and it paid off in action against the Japanese / by Bernard C. Nalty and Truman R. Strobridge
  • THERE WILL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLAND
    This fighting Destroyer Escort took on the best the Nazis had to offer and solidly defeated the enemy / by Bernard C. Nalty
  • “A GALLANT AND DEPENDABLE VETERAN”
    Although viewed by many as old and tired, the USS Pennsylvania had what it took when it came to destroying the Japanese / by Robert J. Cressman
  •  ADVENTURES OF A CHIEF MATE
    During the late 1700s, sailors had to be made of stern stuff to survive in the far reaches of the globe / by Ralph D. Paine
  •  YOUR NAVY
    Latest US Navy photographs from the service’s best photojournalists
  • T.O.C.
    This months Table of Contents