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Underwater Archaeology Expedition Uncovers Dozens of Ancient Shipwrecks in Black Sea

When an international team of scientists set out on an expedition to map submerged ancient landscapes in the Bulgarian waters of the Black Sea, there was no telling what exactly they would find. After all an expedition of this size … Continue reading

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Littoral Combat Ship Damaged

The U.S. Navy’s newest littoral combat ship USS Montgomery has suffered a crack in its aluminum hull after being hit by a tug as the ship sortied from Mayport, Florida ahead of Hurricane Matthew. The incident occurred October 4 and … Continue reading

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Freedom Class LCS Ships In Service 100% Failure Rate

The LCS saga continues. The USS Freedom suffered another serious failure. There are currently three Freedom Class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) in service — USS Freedom, USS Fort Worth, and the USS Milwaukee. In the past twelve months, all three … Continue reading

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Man Spends 30 Years Building The USS Forrestal Ship Model

To say Jerry Shaw has an eye for detail might be an understatement. The Palm Beach Gardens man spent 14 years, countless hours and thousands of dollars building a 12-foot model of the aircraft carrier the USS Forrestal. His wife, … Continue reading

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How to Build A Ship In A Bottle

  Demonstrations to be offered at show Building a ship in a bottle only looks mysterious. The ship is built outside the bottle with the sails and masts collapsed and then once the ship is placed inside the bottle, the … Continue reading

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Schooner Under a Major Rebuild

I so much respect the hard work that goes into major repairs on a schooner like this. They are replacing so much of this sailboat I wonder if there will be any of the original ship left! Dead of winter … Continue reading

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The US Airforce Has A Spy Ship?

The U.S. Air Force quietly keeps a small, inconspicuous spy ship in the Persian Gulf, presumably in order to keep an eye on Iran’s missile launches. Technically speaking, USNS Invincible—a 224-foot vessel displacing a mere 2,800 tons—belongs to Military Sealift … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice Shortest Day Of The Year

Ancient civilizations followed the Solstice religiously. I still think it is one of the coolest things in our past and present. The arc the sun reaches has a lot to do with temperature and the length of the day. NASA’s … Continue reading

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Innovation Turns to Desperation

Horizon Lines looks like it is sinking fast, and industry experts say it likely has two choices: sell off some of its trade lines, or perish. The company, which has major markets in Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico, has been … Continue reading

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Concordia Yawls A Very Unique Sailboat

The recent sinking of the Concordia yawl, Winnie of Bourne, brought to mind just how remarkable this class of boats indeed is. Winnie of Bourne was raised from the bottom near the entrance of Nantucket harbor just two days after … Continue reading

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