148 episodes

A naval history podcast from Preble Hall - the United States Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. Preble Hall will interview historians, practitioners, military personnel, and other experts on a variety of naval history topics from ancient history to recent history.

Preble Hall U.S. Naval Academy Museum

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A naval history podcast from Preble Hall - the United States Naval Academy Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. Preble Hall will interview historians, practitioners, military personnel, and other experts on a variety of naval history topics from ancient history to recent history.

    Great Power Competition: The US, the UK & Torpedoes in the early 20th Century

    Great Power Competition: The US, the UK & Torpedoes in the early 20th Century

    Dr. Kate Epstein of Rutgers University-Camden discusses her work on early 20th century relations between the US and the UK, their navies, and the development of the torpedo.

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    Interview with Kit Chellel co-author of "Dead in the Water"

    Interview with Kit Chellel co-author of "Dead in the Water"

    Stephen Phillips interviews Kit Chellel, co-author of "Dead in the Water: A True Stroy of Hijacking, Murder, and a Global Maritime Conspiracy." They discuss the events leading to the destruction of MV Brilliante Virtuoso, the murder of Captain David Mockett during his investigation, and a myriad of other figures involved in the case.

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    Forgetting the Maritime Strategy: The Naval Career of Peter M. Swartz, Part 4

    Forgetting the Maritime Strategy: The Naval Career of Peter M. Swartz, Part 4

    What happened to strategic planning in the Navy after the end of the Cold War? Associate Professor Marcus O. Jones and Dr. Tyler Pitrof (US Naval Academy) interview Captain Peter M. Swartz, USN (Ret.) on his unusual career and unique insight into strategic planning in the US Navy in the late- and immediate post-Cold War periods. This is a continuation of episode 140.

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    Interview with Captain Wendy Lawrence, USN-Ret, 1st USNA Woman in Space

    Interview with Captain Wendy Lawrence, USN-Ret, 1st USNA Woman in Space

    Stephen Phillips interviews his former Leadership Professor, Captain Wendy Lawrence, USN-Ret. They discuss Academy life as the daughter of the Superintendent, leadership for junior officers, and service as an Astronaut.

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    From OP-60 to Colin Powell: The Naval Career of Peter M. Swartz, Part 3

    From OP-60 to Colin Powell: The Naval Career of Peter M. Swartz, Part 3

    What was it like to be at NATO headquarters during the collapse of the Eastern Bloc? Associate Professor Marcus O. Jones and Dr. Tyler Pitrof (US Naval Academy) interview Captain Peter M. Swartz, USN (Ret.) on his unusual career and unique insight into strategic planning in the US Navy in the late- and immediate post-Cold War periods. This is a continuation of the story begun in episode 124.

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    USS Impervious and Mine Countermeasures in Desert Storm: Capt David Jackson

    USS Impervious and Mine Countermeasures in Desert Storm: Capt David Jackson

    Mine Warfare on the Preble Hall Podcast! Captain Dave Jackson, USN-Ret, served as CO of Impervious (MSO-449) during Operation Desert Storm. He joins Stephen Phillips in this episode to discuss mine countermeasures to include conducting the lead-through operations for USS Tripoli (LPH-10) after she hit a mine on February 18, 1991. He also discusses command of USS Stout (DDG-55) and DESRON 50.

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

SciFiLitGuy ,

Sea Stories and Science Fiction Podcast Approves

If you love Navy history you’ll love this podcast. Includes interviews and true stories about hero’s, adventures, ships and battles from every era in the US Navy’s colorful history.

Liberty MO ,

Such a great mix of topics

I love the diversity of topics that are covered. Always something interesting and engaging. Very solid interviews.

Tiernan Forslayer ,

One of the Best Naval History Podcasts

As someone who enjoys learning about Naval History, I love how this podcast finds interesting subjects (mostly American) to educate listeners about. It’s also very fun to learn about the US Naval Academy and it’s culture/history. Can’t wait for more!

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