Definition Noun Origin Probably earlier than the early 17th century. Likely from the Portuguese, cabestan, which is further traced to the Latin, capistrare, meaning to
Topic & Content First published in 1970, this is the 1987 edition published by the Naval Institute Press. This is a comprehensive reference work of
Definition Noun or verb Origin Possibly the 19th century. Unknown origin, but possibly from the Norwegian or Danish word, banke, meaning hold. Comments The word
Characteristics of USCGC Cushing (WPB-1321) as designed Dimensions Length: 110 ft. Beam: 21 ft. Draft: 7 ft. 4 in. (max) Propulsion 2 Alco-Paxman Valenta diesels
Definition Acronym Origin Modern. From a joint Anglo-French project started during late-WWI. Comments What we would refer to today as sonar. More specifically, active sonar.
Topic & Content Published in 2021, this book covers the five major carrier battles of the Pacific War (Coral Sea, Midway, Santa Cruz, Eastern Solomons,