Wednesday, February 21, 2018
a u-boat attack in strange waters

A U-boat attack in strange waters

By January 1945 the Second World War had long turned in favour of the Allies....
best battleship

Best Battleship : Most Effective Anti-Air Guns

In our quest to discover the best battleship of World War II, we will examine...
The USS Midway and her greatest carrier landing

The USS Midway and her Greatest Carrier Landing

By the end of April 1975, North Vietnamese forces were closing in on Saigon. It...
allied naval bombardment of japan

Allied Naval Bombardment of Japan

By July and August of 1945, the war in the Pacific was nearing its end....
the pursuit of the goeben versus the battle of the river plate

The pursuit of the Goeben versus the Battle of the River Plate – history mis-repeating

The Battle of the River Plate is one of the best known encounters of the...
the last naval battle of World War 2

The Last Naval Battle of World War 2

What was the last naval battle of World War 2? When was the last battle...
edwin moore

Edwin Moore : A Texas Pirate

Edwin Ward Moore was a great many things in life. An officer in the United...
is the submarine the perfect stealth warship

Is the submarine the perfect stealth warship?

Over a century ago, Admiral Sir John Fisher (1841-1920) -  one of the main forces...

HMS DREADNOUGHT

By the turn of the 19th century the conceived range of fleet actions was being...

The Baltic Flotilla (1914-1918)

Prince Henry of Prussia C-in-C of the Imperial German navies Baltic fleet was to write,...
iowa class vs bismarck class

Iowa Class vs Bismarck Class

World War II saw clashes between some of the most impressive warships of the day....
wooden walls and convicts

Wooden walls and convicts – the naval skirmish in the hell hole of the Pacific

One of the least-known naval skirmishes in the world broke out in New Zealand’s Bay...
a date which will live in infamy

December 7th, 1941 – A Date Which Will Live in Infamy

December 7th, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy.  On our Facebook page,...
casemate ironclad

Ironclad Design – 1

Starting a whole series of warships, starting from a humble Ironclad design (circa 1860s) to...
the first confederate ironclad

CSS Manassas : The First Confederate Ironclad

Of the many chapters of the Civil War, the Confederate States Navy is perhaps one...

‘Thank God for the Navy’ – naval humanitarian work around the world

Navies have always provided civilian support - both in peace and in war. Naval humanitarian...
colliding warships and faulty command

Colliding warships and faulty command – the loss of HMS Victoria off Tripoli

Recent collisions at sea involving the US Seventh Fleet, tragic loss of life, and a...
a history of the battleships baden and bayern

A History of the Battleships Baden and Bayern

A History of the Battleships Baden and Bayern By Andy South The last two Dreadnoughts to ever...
Worcester class cruiser

Worcester Class Cruiser : America’s Last Light Cruisers

Perhaps the least known of all of America’s cruiser designs, the Worcester class cruisers are...
why were so many warships never built

Why were so many warships never built?

Naval history is littered with warships that were planned or designed but never built, especially...