When discussing sailing tactics and naval warfare in the age of sail, the topic of points of sail frequently comes up. Points of sail merely
As with many people and professions, there exist idealistic descriptions of Heaven. Fiddler’s Green is a veritable paradise for sailors with lots of free-flowing booze
There are many history books on U.S. Navy submarine operations and personal accounts from submariners during World War II, however, Commander (ret.) John Alden, himself
Note: Joshua Slocum’s circumnavigation aboard the Spray definitely deserves an entire post of its own, so this post will be focused on the memoir itself.
Essential Questions: Why is it called “Christmas Island” and why is there more than one? Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) Approx. 1,550 kilometres (960 mi) northwest
The attributes of naval or maritime forces differ from that of land or air forces mostly due to the attributes of the environment in which