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June 16, 2020

Located on the North Fork in the historic village of Greenport is one of Long Island’s oldest continuing family run businesses that serves the marine industry.   It was here in 1880 that William J Mills, a transplanted Scotsman, established Wm. J Mills and Co.  He did...

June 3, 2020

The Nuclear Age and the Cold War

USS Nautilus and SSN SUBMARINES
Traditionally USN submarines have designations based on a combination of their propulsion and/or armament and mission capabilities. For instance, most diesel electric subs were “SS” to denote “(S)ubmarine...

This article started as a search for the history of a shipwreck and ended up with the story of a family woven in. This winter, after a storm, I came upon a hull knee, parts of a deck and a hefty beam from a mid-19th century wreck. My imagination wondered what wreck the...