Real women pirates from history, facts not fiction! Find out who they were and how they kept their secret aboard the pirate ships they served.
15 pirates from the Golden Age of Piracy who contributed to the modern perception of pirate lore.
On a cold, foggy morning in February 1917 more than 600 members of the South African Native Labour Contingent died as a result of the collision of their troopship, the SS Mendi, with another ship.
We all love to parody these rogues of the Caribbean and various other seas. But is all that we hold dear about pirates true or are many of the stereotypes bred in the fertile imaginations of authors and film makers. ...
Drumbeat, at least in theory, had been planned as far back as 1897. Germany had always been fascinated with attacking America, a land insulated and buffered by two oceans. There was a desire to “break” this...
Directory of museum submarines that you can tour around the world.
List of aircraft carriers around the world available to tour. Learn more about these great ships that changed naval warfare and world history.
Several navies share a common official march: Heart of Oak. The lyrics celebrate strong ships and brave men. Find out the story behind Heart of Oak.
Directory of battleships around the world that you can tour. Learn more about these powerful ships that changed naval warfare and world history.
U.S. Naval Officer's Crest, worn on the Officer's Cover. As promised in my U.S. Navy Enlisted Rank Structure article, here's the Officer's version. Officers are considered generalists in what they do and are not...
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