Fair Winds & Following Seas

Fair Winds & Following Seas

Moving With the Tides of History

Sailor Speak of the Week – Vessel

Definition Noun A generic term for any large waterborne craft. Origin 13th century. From Old French, vaissel, also vaisseau, for a ship or a large craft. Also further back to Latin, but nautical associations become murky. Comments Self-explanatory. It has other meanings, of course, but is mostly a broad term for a boat or ship

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Book Review: How to Make War by James F. Dunnigan

While it has a somewhat bombastic title, James F. Dunnigan’s How to Make War won’t actually teach you how to start, fight, or win a war. In reality, it’s a broad survey of the application of military forces for the layperson. The book covers the basics related to how nations use land, naval, air, and

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