Life on “The Bug” – Rediscovering Naval History Podcasts

In preparation for the 25 August 2017 dive with Nautilus Live, NHF conducted two interviews with former crew members of USS Bugara (SS 331). The following interviews were conducted in August 2017 with Bob Fleck and Pete Smith, and are including in our first installments of the “Rediscovering Naval History” Podcasts on Soundcloud. Bob Fleck Interview

‘Hammerin’ Hank Mustin Oral History Posted

On April 11, 2016 the Naval Historical Foundation lost a strong supporter who was part of one of the Navy’s more storied families – Vice Admiral Henry C. Mustin. His grandfather, the first Henry C. Mustin, established his fame in naval aviation history when he was launched by catapult off the underway armored cruiser North

Cary S. Lindley, Jr.: A “Can Do” Sailor

In early December of last year, we received an email query from a gentleman named Todd Eskew asking for information about his great uncle’s unit he served with as a Seabee during the Second World War. According to Eskew, all that he knew of him was that he served in the Navy during wartime and

2014 NHF Summer Interns Weigh in on Naval History

Last week, our summer interns wrapped up their time here at NHF. Thankfully, each intern took a few moments to answer a few questions about their experiences working with the Foundation. Thanks again to Alicia, Aaron, and Ross (not interviewed) for a wonderful summer! Alicia Petersen Senior University of South Florida History/Biomedical Sciences What interests