Fair Winds & Following Seas

Fair Winds & Following Seas

Moving With the Tides of History

Sailor Speak of the Week – Con/Conn

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 roots in Anglo-Saxon, connan, to control, and Latin, conducere, to conduct. Comments Also spelled “conn” or “cond.” The officer doing the conning is said to “at the conn” or to

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War Game: Sink the Admiral (Nagato Battleship)

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 reach a certain area of safety. The objective is to find a particular enemy unit and destroy it using aircraft with air-to-ground weapons. The inspiration for this series of war

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