Uncategorized

Comment from Steve

Question:Comander, I became intrested in submarines while employed as a shipyard worker at Mare Island Shipyard. I have an Autographed copy of Wahoo, which I bought during a book tour and the honor of meeting Adm Richard O’Kane. I have read all 3 of your books, cant wait for the next. Long live super Jack […]

Uncategorized

Comment from Arnie

Question:I just finished reading your book “Rise to Victory”. As a retired Naval Officer – nuc submariner (2 SSN’s and 2 FBM’s) as well as a qualified Engineering Officer (though never served as such)- I found the story well done. However I am very disturbed by the negative image you portrayed of almost all the […]

Uncategorized

Comment from John

Question:CDR, thoroughly enjoyed Sink the Shigure. BZ. I’ve always been fascinated with WWII Sub stories, fiction or non-fiction. In the Shigure Book you make reference to two “Master Chief Petty Officers” (Lagrange and Quinn.) I believe the USN rates of Master Chief and Senior Chief did not come into existence until the late 50’s. No […]

Uncategorized

Comment from John

Question:Congratulations and thanks for your outstanding work. I’ve enjoyed being transported into an exciting and very real world for a number of hours thanks to your vivid and energetic fiction. When and why did you take up writing? Becoming a professional writer is a daunting task. When and how did you realize you had this […]

Uncategorized

Comment from Art

Question:Have just finished reading Sink the Shigure. Very enjoyable. In two instances later in the story, you have the Whitefin drop anchor. My understanding is that WWII US Fleet submarines had their anchors and anchor chains removed in the US prior to sailing to war zones, to avoid the risk of them run out during, […]