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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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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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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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Sailors Take Warning (Part 5 of 5)

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Kate and Terrance are interrogated about the USS Nimitz’s ill-fated voyage. In the aftermath the whole world discovers what happened . . . or do they? Continue reading

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Sailors Take Warning (Part 4 of 5)

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The Nimitz arrives on the equator and the ancient hazing rituals begin: A beauty contest is held, the jolly roger is hoisted on the flag staff, and throughout the ship Shellbacks begin thrashing the lowly pollywogs . . . and then all hell breaks loose. Continue reading

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Sailors Take Warning (Part 3 of 5)

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Working together, can crash investigator Shakley and NIS detective Keef, figure out who’s causing trouble aboard the USS Nimitz? Captain Brandt influences the investigation, while Captain Fox wants only to restart the ship’s cloaking system. Continue reading

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Sailors Take Warning (Part 2 of 5)

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Captain Fox is obsessed with making the Nimitz’s cloaking system a success, so he delegates authority over the crew to his executive officer, Captain Brandt. And Brandt wants to keep Captain Fox happy, so he coerces the ship’s medical officer to cover up the problems in the morgue. Continue reading

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Fire Aboard the USS Enterprise, A Sea Story

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We steamed out of San Francisco and under the Golden Gate on our way to Hawaii. During our first night at sea a fire destroyed the Marine detachment’s living quarters. Continue reading

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