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

Sea Classics September 2017


On the cover

Dramatic image of the Nimitz-class USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) with plane guard Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG-57) as they transit the western Pacific on 12 June. (USN/Sean Castellano)

OTHER FEATURES

  • THE STRANGE MYSTERY OF DONALD CROWHURST
    How a very troubled individual attempted to deceive the world on a
    solo around-the-world sailing race / by Lawrence Wilson

  • A WASP OF MANY STINGS 
    Instrumental in turning the tide in the Pacific during the early days of
    WWII, the USS Wasp will live on as an immortal name in American
    Naval history / by Robert J. Cressman

  • TERRIBLE FATE OF THE USS JUNEAU
    Sunk after fighting a valiant battle, the survivors of this light cruiser
    were left to perish / by John McDowell

  • THEY ALSO SERVED 
    The saga of the USS Pocomoke and its fellow seaplane tenders
    during WWII / by Charles H. Bogart
  • LIEUTENANT PERKINS AND THE LOST GUNBOAT 
    One of the strangest naval encounters of the Civil War /
    by Carol W. Kimball
  • TORPEDOED — AGAIN! 
    No matter how often one was torpedoed at sea, it seems it was
    something that difficult to get used to! / Capt. Barton Holmes and
    Capt. James Wise
  • 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