History Stories
CATEGORY: Naval History
9 Groundbreaking Early Submarines
January 26, 2016

From an oar-powered prototype to the original U.S. Navy submarine, here are nine undersea vehicles that were among the first in history to take the plunge. Read More

Was This the Most Ambitious—and Disastrous—Campaign in Military History?
November 4, 2015

Spain's “Invincible Armada” was anything but. Read More

6 Ancient Naval Battles
March 3, 2015

Long before the invention of cannons and other modern weaponry, ancient navies often clashed in spectacular sea battles involving hundreds of vessels and thousands of sailors. Read More

5 Maritime Disasters You Might Not Know About
November 5, 2013

Find out about some of history’s deadliest—and lesser known—shipwrecks. Read More

6 Famous Naval Mutinies
November 6, 2012

Get the facts on six of history’s most ferocious naval rebellions. Read More