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: This post only covers combatant vessels. Aircraft Carriers Fleet & Light carriers (CV & CVL) Named after famous old USN ships & famous battles
Note: This post is only covering the naming conventions of the major combatant vessels of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Aircraft Carriers Named after birds, dragons,
Many of us are familiar with the great naval battles of WWII and their associated ships. Names like Missouri, Enterprise, Yorktown, Indianapolis, Yamato, Akagi, Bismarck,
Essential Question: Why does the U.S. Coast Guard call their ships “cutters”? Have you ever wondered why the Coast Guard calls their ships “cutters”? Much
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.