Definition Verb To direct the movements of a vessel underway. Origin Probably earlier than the 17th century. From Old French, conduire, meaning to conduct. Earlier
Premise & Rules The premise behind the “sink the admiral” war game is that there’s a high-ranking officer of an enemy force that’s attempting to
Definition Noun The vessel’s sick list. Origin Probably earlier than the 18th century. Comments A list of crew members that are sick (or injured) and
The term “posh” conjures up images of glamour, high class, and fancy accommodations. Clothes, hotels, and even accents can be posh. Most believe that the
Definition Noun The center or central portion of a vessel. Referring to on the centerline of a vessel. Origin Probably earlier than the 17th century.
Published in 1981, Russell Spurr’s “A Glorious Way to Die” chronicles the final sortie of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s pride, the battleship Yamato. Inter-weaved in