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

Sea Classics  November 2016


On the cover

USS Texas is America’s oldest preserved battleship. (USN)

OTHER FEATURES

  • SHOOT-OUT AT CHERBOURG
    USS Texas and other vintage Navy “Big Guns” take on Battery
    Hamburg / by Charles M. Robinson III
  • SAGA OF THE COVERED WAGON
    From coal collier, to America’s first aircraft carrier, to a ship trying to
    escape overwhelming Japanese forces — the gallant life of the USS
    Langley / by Robert Hucker
  • “DAMN THE TORPEDOES”: DEADLY BATTLE FOR MOBILE BAY
    The last major naval battle of the Civil War pitted courageous
    captains bent on victory / by Robert L. Trimble
  • U-9: PROVING THE CONCEPT
    Obsolete when the Great War started, this U-boat and its commander would refine undersea warfare tactics while doing tremendous damage to the British / by John Surmont
  • CURIOUS CASE OF THE COWARDLY CAPTAINS
    One of the oddest events in the history of the Royal Navy saw a
    group of captains refuse to come to the aid of their commander /
    by Valentine Dyall
  • SEA MAIL
    News and views from our readers
  • MUSEUM NEWS
    Latest museum updates from around the world / by Mike Samms
  • INTEL FILE
    Naval and maritime updates
  • YOUR NAVY
    Latest US Navy photographs / by Howard Carter
  • T.O.C.
    This months Table of Contents