Scuttle the Fleet

We share stories and thoughts on a variety of subjects re: naval history

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New Pod Alert and Interview

I had the distinct pleasure of chatting with author and historian Dr. Stephen R. Taaffe, history professor at Stephen F. Austin State University on our latest pod episode. He’s the kinda guy you just want to sit down and crack a cold…

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Using Wargame Analysis to Make Reforms

“A defeat, when correctly analyzed, is always productive of reform.” Rear Admiral Paul Auphan, French Navy (Ret.) Taking the ‘L’ in a defeat in a competitive situation is rarely a great feeling for competitive people. I myself am one of those people.…

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Commanding Lincoln’s Navy (Book Review)

Some of the sweetest words in the English language are indeed ‘Gin and Tonic’ or ‘Old Fashioned’ however, ‘Naval blockade’ is just simply delicious. Spin a yarn or tale that has naval blockades and I am in. Make an excellent board game…

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The Captain Who Burned His Ships

I think it is pretty obvious that we love stories of scuttled ships, fleets and squadrons. It’s niche (if you know, you know) for sure but the stories are incredible and many times heartbreaking. More often than not these stories include ships…

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