Poor communication resulted in a naval disaster.
By Team Mighty
Court-martialed after the sinking of the cruiser, Captain McVay's innocence was proven by Hunter Scott in 1996.
Set sail with these thrilling and true nautical tales.
There's a good reason the old battleships are gone.
The eerie and abandoned World War II relics remain standing to this day.
By Robert Walsh
The vessels met in open water, and a ferocious naval battle ensued.