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

Sea Classics May 2017


On the cover

This detail from a Holland-America Line Nieuw Amsterdam poster recalls the golden age of ocean liner travel.

OTHER FEATURES

  • THE HEROIC STAND OF THE FOUR- S TACKERS
    At an extremely critical time in the Second World War, the United States rushed 50 obsolete four-stack Great War destroyers to Britain under the new Lend-Lease program / by Robert Hucker
  • DEATH OF AN EMPRESS 
    This ship gained the unfortunate distinction of being the largest ocean liner sunk during WWII / by Gordon Turner
  • THE CANOE CLUB NAVY
    At war aboard the little 136-foot YMSminesweepers / by Newton Davis
  • THOSE GALLANT CLEVELANDS 
    These tough light cruisers saw heavy action in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam / by Rod Redman
  • THE SPOTLESS FLEET
    Holland-America Lines’ ocean liners in service during WWII / by Frank Braynard
  • T.O.C.
    This months Table of Contents