Tag Archives: History

Nautical Disaster Novel, Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys

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The Forgotten Maritime Tragedy That Was 6 Times Deadlier Than the Titanic Continue reading

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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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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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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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Vatican Museum’s Gallery of Maps Includes Fine Nautical Artwork

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Wondering about the adventures of Italian sailors in the 1500s — storms, wooden ships and sea creatures — the imagination runs wild.
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Making Peace With Japan, A Sea Story

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After weeks at sea, the sailors only want an exotic meal and a cold beer, but this port visit turns into a reckoning with history after they meet some friendly locals and find themselves Making Peace with Japan. Continue reading

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End Discrimination in the Military

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Today we have white, black and brown, male and female admirals and generals leading soldiers and sailors from all walks of life. Continue reading

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