Dec. 11, 2020

The Loss of USS Saginaw

This month marks the 150th anniversary of the loss of the USS Saginaw and the tremendous voyage of five of her crew to seek help for their stranded shipmates. The USS Saginaw, the first ship built at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, was a side paddlewheel steamer. Commissioned in January of 1860, she spent the majority of her career in the Pacific.

Dec. 8, 2020

Navy History Matters - December 8, 2020

Welcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related content at NHHC's website (history.navy.mil), your authoritative source for Navy history.SECNAV

Dec. 1, 2020

Navy History Matters - December 1, 2020

Welcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related content at NHHC's website (history.navy.mil), your authoritative source for Navy history.The Loss

Nov. 24, 2020

Navy History Matters - November 24, 2020

Welcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related content at NHHC's website (history.navy.mil), your authoritative source for Navy history.SECNAV

Nov. 17, 2020

Navy History Matters - November 17, 2020

Welcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related content at NHHC's website (history.navy.mil), your authoritative source for Navy history.Indiana

Nov. 10, 2020

Navy History Matters - November 10, 2020

Welcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related content at NHHC's website (history.navy.mil), your authoritative source for Navy history.First

Nov. 3, 2020

Navy History Matters - November 3, 2020

Welcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related content at NHHC's website (history.navy.mil), your authoritative source for Navy history.The

Oct. 29, 2020

Finding the Needle in the Haystack, aka Processing 101

You've just heard the U.S. Navy Archives, a part of the United States Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), has recently received a new collection of documents regarding Operation Deep Freeze. Score! You've been looking for some new material for your research paper. You try to schedule an appointment only to be told the collection is not yet

Oct. 29, 2020

NHHC Biography Collection

Accessioned from the Chief of Information (CHINFO) in 1974, the Biography Collection is one of the larger collections housed at the United States Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC). This collection primarily contains biographical sheets, service transcripts, Casualty Reports, obituaries, career biographies, and news articles about Navy

Oct. 27, 2020

Navy History Matters - October 27, 2020

Compiled by Brent Hunt, Naval History and Heritage Commands Communication and Outreach DivisionWelcome to Navy History Matters, our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we'll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related