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Articles by Sarah Woodfin:

At 225 Years Old The USS Constitution is America’s Oldest Warship Still Afloat

After bringing the British crew aboard as prisoners, the Americans concluded Guerriere was too far gone to salvage and burned her. “Old Ironsides,” the U.S.…

How Ingenuity, Skill & The Humble Sandbag Saved a Squadron of Hurricanes

None of the pilots of No. 46 had trained in carrier flight operations, and the Hurricanes lacked arrestor hooks. They would try anyway! Ingenuity and…

Pearl Harbor: Massive Mission for Midget Submarines Part 3

This is Part 3 of a three-part series about the Japanese midget submarine attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. Part 1 gives an…

Pearl Harbor: Massive Mission for Midget Submarines, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three-part series about the Japanese midget submarine attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. Part 1 gives an…

Pearl Harbor: Massive Mission for Midget Submarines, Part 1

This is Part 1 of a three-part series about the Japanese midget submarine attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. Part 1 gives background…

Fire at Sea – 3 U.S. Aircraft Carrier Disasters of the 1960’s

Aircraft carriers may “rule the seas,” but even they do not have immunity from disasters at sea. To quote the 1973 U.S. Navy training film…

How the Tanker USS Neosho Helped Save U.S. Carriers in Battle of Coral Sea

Undoubtedly, some types of U.S. Naval ships, past and present, are more recognizable, more famous, more flashy than others. Aircraft carriers and battleships immediately come…

HMS Churchill Sunk by U-Boats but the Bridgeplate is Preserved in Devon

“Never change a ship’s name!” warns seafaring lore. However, for the first U.S. Navy destroyer to be christened as USS Herndon (DD 198), its transfer…

Getting in Their Heads – Outnumbered 2 to 1 the British and Tecumseh Took Fort Detroit Without Losing a Man

Imagine being the general of a conglomerate army of 1,300 men, faced with the prospect of leading an offensive attack against a fortified position defended…

What Sank the USS San Diego? U.S. Navy Divers Investigate

For a warship that was only active for 11 years, the armored cruiser USS San Diego (ACR 6) has continued to live on, 100 years…

American Occupation of Canada – Fort Malden – War of 1812

As far back as anyone who is alive today can remember, relations between the United States and Canada have been peaceful and friendly; the two…

Inspiring the Nation – “Butch” O’Hare Became the 1st Naval Aviator to be Awarded MoH

U.S. Navy Lieutenant Edward “Butch” O’Hare holds the distinction of being the first Naval Aviator to be awarded the Medal of Honor—the United States’ highest…