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Tile Artwork Tells Sea Stories of Pacific War Dead

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What really caught my attention were the small nautical pictures along the borders of the maps. To those who enjoy a good sea story, the colorful bits along the margin are sometimes the best part of the tale. Continue reading

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Top 5 Links to “Sea Stories” on Google

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Let’s put the Ships & Sailors Blog at top of the search result on Google when people search for the words “Sea Stories.” 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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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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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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Salty Art Sparks the Imagination

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Back in the old days only bikers, sailors and hookers had tattoos. Continue reading

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Honoring the USS Arizona Memorial

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Being on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise, 80-feet above the water, I could clearly see the rusted remains of the USS Arizona sunk in the harbor mud just a short distance away. Continue reading

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Great Sea Stories Part One

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A good sea story has a nautical disaster, a shipmate gone mad, a monster up from the briny deep, and if none of that, a sailor having a good shag with a dark-eyed beauty in a tropical port. Continue reading

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