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The Pilot and The Red Rover: James Fenimore Cooper’s love-letters to the sea

I’m going to knock two books off my Classics’s Club List in this post. They’re both written by James Fenimore Cooper (best known for The Last of the Mohicans… 955 more words


How much would it cost to weaponize a cutter?

Photo: Sigma 10514 in Mexican Navy configuration, fitted with a BAE Systems Bofors 57Mk3 57mm main guna 12.7mm remote weapon system right behind it. The Mexican Navy opted for the Smart Mk2 radar by Thales. 814 more words


SNA Symposium, Virtual Tour

If you were unable to attend the Surface Navy Association Symposium, but would like to see what you missed, NavyRecognition offers a series of videos… 108 more words


Ship: The Batwing

Affiliation:   Unified Earth Fleet (2nd Fleet)

Designation:  Long Range Recon Ship

Class:  Charlie

Personnel: 13

Name:  The Batwing

Support Ship: None

Tender:  2 Sharks

Commanding Officer:   Augustas “Gus” Alaap

First Mention:  Primary Collision


The race to save up to 50 shipwrecks from looters in Southeast Asia

The stern of HMAS Sydney.
Courtesy of Curtin University and WA Museum. © WA Museum

Natali Pearson, University of Sydney

Recent research presented at a… 1,081 more words


Ship Tales: From Australia to Europe

‘We have a rule in the Philippines’, growls the man to my left. ‘If you don’t sing, you dance’.

I seriously ponder dancing for a moment, but the prospect of gyrating before a dozen drunken Filipino sailors who are singing sensuous love songs, full of feeling and soprano tones, becomes less and less attractive. 11,127 more words