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In today's blog post, Brian Lane Herder, author of the recently released New Vanguard title, 'US Navy Gunboats 1885–1945', examines the 1917–1946 patrol yacht USS Isabel, one of the vessels included in his fantastic new title.Continue Reading

A Trip to the Stewart

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In today's blog post, Mark Lardas examines how his latest New Vanguard title, 'US Navy Destroyer Escorts of World War II', came about and examines USS Stewart, one of the destroyers featured in his new release.Continue Reading
Brian Lane Herder's latest New Vanguard title, 'US Navy Battleships 1895–1908' is the epic story of the American battleships that turned the US Navy into a global power, and were made famous in the cruise of the ‘Great White Fleet’. In today's blog post, Brian examines the Fleet and President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, the man who came with the idea of The Great White Fleet’s world cruise.Continue Reading

The USS Nautilus (SSN-571)

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On 30 September 1954 the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was commissioned, with Commander Eugene P. Wilkinson taking command. It was the world's first operational nuclear submarine, capable of remaining submerged for far longer than diesel-fuelled vessels...Continue Reading

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