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The Burning of the Kent

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The fire reached the powder magazine and the looked-for explosion took place. The burning fragments of the vessel were blown high into the air, like so many rockets. Continue reading

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Horror on the High Seas

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An excerpt from SAILORS TAKE WARNING A tale of horror aboard the USS Nimitz   Kate Conrad sat in the back of the stacks and watched thousands of books slide an inch over the edges of their shelves, and then … Continue reading

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Aboard a Steel Ship During World War II with C. S. Forester

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A colossal geyser of black mud followed along with the terrific roar of the explosion.  Mud and water rained down on the Apache, drenching everyone on deck. Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The North Water by Ian McGuire

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For readers who enjoy rough characters in harsh environments. Continue reading

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Attention All Hands: Sea Stories Wanted

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Attention sea story authors: Submit your work for publication in THE SEA ADVENTURE COLLECTION Continue reading

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The Pirate, Part 1: The Traitor (Free on all eReaders)

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Not all Coast Guard sailors and DEA agents are squeaky clean. There’s plenty of trouble on both sides of the law. Continue reading

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When the Wife Sees a Picture of You in Sin City

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It’s a bad thing when you’re a sailor and your wife back home sees pictures of you on liberty in the Philippines. Continue reading

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“How much is your bar fine?”

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Chris drank a TruCola and admired the delicate line of Maribell’s jaw and her long black hair falling on petite shoulders. Maribell liked his clean shaven chin and the way his T-shirt stretched across his chest. She was relieved that he sat back and kept his hands to himself. Continue reading

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki 71 Years Ago

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Making Peace With Japan is a free Sea Story about three young sailors who meet anti-nuke protesters and friendly locals while visiting Sasebo, Japan aboard the USS Enterprise. Continue reading

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Protesters Greet USS Enterprise in Japan (Part I)

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A funny story about the time in 1983 when the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise arrived in Sasebo, Japan and anti-nuke protesters blocked the entrance to the harbor. Continue reading

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