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

Sea Classics  October 2016


On the cover

USS Boxer (LHD-4) transits the Indian Ocean on 23 July as flagship for the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, with the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. (USN/Craig Z. Rodarte)

OTHER FEATURES

  • THE SHIP THAT COMMITTED SUICIDE
    Built out of concrete, this WWII ship was dogged by misfortune / by Stan Allyn
  • SEND IN THE SCOUTS!
    The US Navy's Chester-class scout cruisers blazed a brief path ofglory before being eclipsed by technology / by Kit Bonner
  • NORTHLAND: THE CUTTER THAT KEPT FIGHTING
    After heroic WWII service, the USCG cutter had other battles to fight / by Truman R. Strobridge and Bernard C. Nalty
  • A  DESTROYER'S  STORY
    The USS Wiltsie would sail with the US Navy for over three-decades and fought in the Korean and Vietnam Wars / by Robert S. Cressman
  • SUBRON 50
    The US Navy's attempt to use subs to fight the Germans in Europe / by Charles A. Bogart
  • CSS "HARDLUCK"
    The Confederate's "home-made" iron clad that took on the best the Yankees had to offer / by Robert L. Trimble
  • SEA MAIL
    News and views from our readers
  • INTEL FILE
    Nautical and Maritime News / Staff Report
  • YOUR NAVY
    Latest photographs from the US Navy / by Howard Carter
  • CAPTAIN'S LOCKER
    Newest nautical literature / by George Hulett
  • This Month's T.O.C. 
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