137 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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    • 4.8 • 62 Ratings

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.

    Rendering Safe an unexploded Exocet missile aboard USS Stark (FFG-31)

    Rendering Safe an unexploded Exocet missile aboard USS Stark (FFG-31)

    LCDR Tony Nahitchevansky, USN-Ret, joins Stephen Phillips to discuss responding to and rendering safe an Exocet missile aboard USS Stark (FFG-31) during "The Tanker War" after the ship was mistaken by an Iraqi Air Force aircraft as an Iranian Tanker on the night of May 17, 1987.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    To Rule the Waves: Dr. Bruce Jones and the Critical Role of the Oceans in Modern Life

    To Rule the Waves: Dr. Bruce Jones and the Critical Role of the Oceans in Modern Life

    How do globalization, containerization, Chinese aspirations, and climate change fit together? Tyler interviews Dr. Bruce Jones of the Brookings Institution about his new book "To Rule the Waves: How Control of the World's Oceans Shapes the Fate of the Superpowers."

    • 45 min
    Front toward Enemy: War, Veterans, and the Homefront

    Front toward Enemy: War, Veterans, and the Homefront

    Dan Green, PhD is a Commander in the Navy Reserve. On this episode, he discusses his latest book, "Front toward Enemy: War, Veterans, and the Homefront"

    • 55 min
    Confederate Boat Burners: Laura June Davis

    Confederate Boat Burners: Laura June Davis

    Abby talks to Dr. Laura June Davis about maritime sabotage in the Civil War: Confederate boat burners.

    • 32 min
    Army Week 2021: Mark McCallister and Bill the Goat

    Army Week 2021: Mark McCallister and Bill the Goat

    For Army Week 2021, Stephen Phillips discusses the origins of Bill the Goat as Navy's mascot and interviews Mark McCallister, USNA '19, who served as the Spirit Squad's "Bill the Goat" for four years.

    • 19 min
    President Tyler, USS Princeton (1843), and the Peacemaker Explosion

    President Tyler, USS Princeton (1843), and the Peacemaker Explosion

    Stephen Phillips and author Stan Haynes discuss Haynes' historical novel, And Tyler No More, which includes a historically accurate account of USS Princeton (1843), the ship's technological innovations, and an ordnance accident that killed the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Navy, and but for a song, likely would have killed President John Tyler.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
62 Ratings

62 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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