By Jared Samuelson
Author Julia Jones joins us to discuss her book on British yachtsmen volunteers of World War II, Uncommon Courage – The Yachtsmen Volunteers of World War II. Julia is an English writer, editor, and classic yacht owner whose father served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Supplementary Reserve. She is a Literary Contributor for Yachting Monthly magazine.
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This episode was edited and produced by Brandon Costello.
By Ed Salo
Stephen DeCasien, a Ph.D. candidate at Texas A&M University studying Nautical Archaeology, discusses his team’s effort to build a naval ram based on ancient techniques. The ram DeCasien and his team produced is the first of its type built in 1,500 years.
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1. The Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation (CMAC), Texas A&M University.
2. “How a Grad Student Resurrected an Ancient Naval Weapon Not Seen in 1,500 Years,” Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, January 31, 2023.
3. Stephen DeCasien Website.
4. Stephen DeCasien Twitter.
Ed Salo is Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.
This episode was edited and produced by David Suchyta.
By Anna McNiel
In Sea Control’s first in-person interview, the commanding officer and first woman to command USS Constitution, CDR Billie Farrell, joins us to discuss what it is like to command a piece of American history.
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1. USS Constitution Museum.
2. USS Constitution U.S. Navy Website.
3. “Conning the Constitution,” Chris Peters, CIMSEC, September 3, 2012.
4. “Sea Control 153: USS Constitution with Angry Staff Officer and Dr. Claude Berube,” Jared Samuelson, CIMSEC, January 20, 2020.
5. A Call to the Sea: Captain Charles Stewart of the USS Constitution, Claude Berube and John Rodgaard, Potomac Books, 2006.
Anna McNiel is Co-Host of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.
This episode was edited and produced by Marie Williams.
By Jared Samuelson
Dr. Olga Chiriac joins the program to discuss her article for CIMSEC entitled “The 2022 Maritime Doctrine of the Russian Federation: Mobilization, Maritime Law & Socio-Economic Warfare.” Dr. Olga R. Chiriac is a Black Sea State Department Title VIII research fellow for the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC and an associated researcher at the Center for Strategic Studies in Bucharest, Romania.
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1. “The 2022 Maritime Doctrine of the Russian Federation: Mobilization, Maritime Law and Socio-Economic Warfare,” Dr. Olga R. Chiriac, CIMSEC, November 28, 2022.
Jared Samuelson is Co-Host and Executive Producer of the Sea Control podcast. Contact him at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.
This episode was edited and produced by Alexia Bouallagui.