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

Sea Classics June 2017


On the cover

Have bureaucrats allowed the Queen Mary to pass beyond a point where it can be safely operated?

OTHER FEATURES

  • DEADLY  DRAGON  OF  PATIENCE  BAY
    The incredible wartime exploits of USS Barb (SS-220) included the only landing of American troops in mainland Japan during WWII / by A.B Feuer
  • SLAUGHTER  OF  ENGLAND’S  ARMED  MERCHANT  CRUISERS 
    Conversion of medium-sized ocean liners into armed cruisers was one of biggest blunders of WWII / by Owen Gault
  • FIRST  OF  THE  JEEPS
    The USS Long Island pioneered the development of aircraft operation from small carriers / by Dr. Robert T. Rasmussen
  • THE  MIGHTY V 
    The USS Vigilance in action during WWII / by Robert J. Cressman
  • “COMING  HOME  DAMAGED”
    The aging but valiant submarine S-34 proved that when the going is really rough, a sturdy hull and a determined crew are more important than up-to-date equipment / by Maxwell Hawk
  • YOUR NAVY 
    YOUR NAVY Latest US Navy photographs from the service’s best photojournalists / by Howard Carter
  • T.O.C.
    This months Table of Contents