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Posts tagged as “James Fasino”

Tales from the Silent Service

The Russian Belgorod (K-329) Oscar II Class Submarine On June 25, 2021, the Russian Navy began sea trials of its new Belgorod K-329 submarine. And, while the development of this submarine has essentially remained secretive it is known that notably, it’s the largest submarine developed…

The Golden Age of Piracy – Part II

Return of the Pirate RoundThe Pirate Round was a sailing route followed by many, mainly English, pirates, during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. And, spanning the years 1719 to 1721, Edward England, John Taylor, Olivier Levasseur, and Christopher Condent plied the seas out…

The Golden Age of Piracy

The Golden Age of Piracy is the generally recognized designation for the era spanning the 1650s to the 1730s, when maritime piracy was a momentous factor in the antiquities of the Caribbean, United Kingdom, Indian Ocean, North America, and West Africa.Historical accounts of piracy frequently…

Fall Bike Week in Myrtle Beach

As a teenager I was a “gear-head” and a street racer on the highways and byways of North Jersey having ran a ’66 GTO built to the hilt and later-on an SS-396 Chevelle. Next it was piloting a 4200-ton Attack submarine beneath the waves, and…