October 2022 Facilities Projects

We have been working with our NAVFAC Facility Management Specialist (FMS), Keith Moss, on several facility projects since he came into the position a couple years ago. It always takes time to establish a relationship with our FMS and to build understanding of our...

Meet Mary Bonnin

At the Naval Undersea Museum is a classroom named the Mary Bonnin Room. Mary Bonnin was the first (and currently ONLY) woman who achieved the designation of Navy Master Diver. But few know her full history. Mary Bonnin joined the Navy in 1976, and eventually completed...

Book Review: Total Undersea War

Book Review | Total Undersea War: The Evolutionary Role of the Snorkel in Dönitz’s U-Boat Fleet, 1944 – 1945 Hamilton, Aaron S. Total Undersea War: The Evolutionary Role of the Snorkel in Dönitz’s U-Boat Fleet, 1944 – 1945. Seaforth Publishing, 2020. Reviewed by...

Book Review: Rick Campbell Series

Book Review | Author Rick Campbell: an exciting writer of naval and unconventional warfare Campbell, Rick. The Trident Deception. New York, St. Martin’s Press, 2014. —. Empire Rising. New York, St. Martin’s Press, 2015. —. Ice Station Nautilus....

Book Review: Sea Stories McRaven

Book Review | Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations, by William H. McRaven (Grand Central Publishing, 2019) Reviewed by retired Commander Darlene Iskra, museum volunteer Admiral McRaven’s autobiography about his life as a Navy SEAL is a funny, compelling, and...