Top Coverage: Of the Past, Present & Future of Naval History

Sea Classics  March 2017


On the cover

Magnificent views of the USS Iowa taken by Jim Dunn as the battleship leaves San Fransico for her new home at the Port of Los Angeles. Watch for expanded battleship coverage in upcoming issues of Sea Classics.

OTHER FEATURES

  • THEY CALLED HER "THE HOLIDAY EXPRESS"
    No matter what the Japanese threw at her, they could not stop the USS Bunker Hill / By Philip Chasen.
  • ADVENTURES OF THE BLUE BEETLE 
    Going to war with the destroyer USS Drayton / By Robert J. Cressman
  • THE LAST FRENCH DREADNOUGHT
    Built during World War One and modernized several times, the Lorraine was ready for action at the outbreak of the Second World War. The problem: to fight the allies or the Nazis? / By Robert J. Cressman
  • WHAT HAPPENED TO THE JOYITA? 
    Aging and probably only marginally sea-worthy, the M/v Joyita disappeared during 1955 - only to reappear minus her crew and passangers / By Charles Evans
  •  YOUR NAVY
    Latest US Navy photographs from the service's best photojournalists
  • LOST AT SEA
    Our photo feature on ships no longer sailing
  • T.O.C.
    This months Table of Contents