Caveat: I am NOT a naval/marine engineer or an archaeologist. These posts cover various eras in history, many of which I have very little knowledge
Definition Verb When a vessel heels completely over until it floats bottom-up. Origins From 13th century. Probably from the Spanish word capuzan, to sink. Comments
Venice: A New History by Thomas F. Madden Venice is a city that I would love to visit someday. However, before I get around to
Definition Noun A heavy, cable-laid line for anchoring or towing. In modern usage, a hawser is a mooring line. A vessel’s mooring ropes, chains, and
In a previous post, we examined the Type 93 torpedo and briefly discussed the role that it was expected to play in the decisive battle.
Most of the us are probably familiar with the canted red and blue stripe on U.S. Coast Guard vessels and aircraft. It is an internationally