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Enterprise Carrier Decommissioned

The U.S. Navy has decommissioned the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay on Friday at Newport News Shipbuilding. The ceremony not only marked the end the ship’s … Continue reading

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USS Constitution Going To Dry Dock

 

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Liana’s Crew Rescued

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued all nine crewmembers from the Canadian tall ship Liana’s Ransom 58 miles east of Gloucester, Massachusetts on Monday. As of Monday night the vessel was abandoned but being tracked by the Coast Guard. According to … 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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Shipwreck Discovered In The Great Lakes The Griffin?

A shipwreck discovered in Lake Michigan could possibly be the The Griffin or Le Griffon may have been discovered in Lake Michigan. Divers may have discovered what is left of the Griffin after 300 years under water. MUSKEGON, Mich. Le … Continue reading

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Leimba The Oldest Steam Ship Still Operating

Recently, the BBC published an article titled WW1: The indestructible warship. The article refers to the Graf Goetzen. Calling her the “indestructible warship” seems to be a bit of an exaggeration. As warships go, she was not very impressive and … Continue reading

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Haunted Ship For Real?

I wonder about the paranormal sometimes but this story will give you goosebumps, read on. The LNG Taurus was one of a series of ten Moss-Rosenberg type 125,000 cubic meter Liquefied Natural Gas ships (LNG) ships built by General Dynamics … Continue reading

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Bad News For Another Famous Sailboat

Schooner Virginia Cuts Season Short, Will Be Put Up For Sale The bad news just keeps coming. The Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation has announced that the schooner Virginia will be suspending the remainder of her 2014 season and will be … Continue reading

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AEROBOAT WILL MAKE A BOAT LOVER OUT OF YOU!

Set to be unveiled at the Salute to Style show in July at The Hurlingham Club in London, the Aeroboat is a motor yacht that seems to blend retro and furutistic lines in equal measure that would make Jules Verne … Continue reading

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Models made of toothpicks? For real!

Wayne Kusy began making models out of toothpicks in fifth grade. His hobby led to the creation of a fleet of toothpick ships, including the Queen Mary, the Titanic and the Lusitania. build models of ocean liners out of toothpicks. … Continue reading

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