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First Nuclear Ship Being Decommissioned

Ship Photos of the Day – First Floating Nuclear Power Plant Reaches End of the Road in Galveston After a 1,750 mile tow from Virginia, the Sturgis barge arrived at the Port of Galveston, Texas on Thursday where its nuclear … Continue reading

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Is There Help Ahead For The Calypso?

We posted recently that Jacques Cousteau’s famous research vessel, Calypso, might be in danger of being sold or scrapped. The Calypso, however, may have a savior in Prince Albert II of Monaco. After a long legal battle, a French court … Continue reading

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Gold Fever? Huge Gold Stash Found In The Mediterranean.

An unprecedented discovery of more than 2,000 gold coins off the north-central coast of Israel might be part of the largest gold hoard ever found in the eastern Mediterranean, according to archaeologists. The coins are identified as dinars, the official … 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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Ernestina Will Sail Again Thanks To Some Help

Great news, for a change. The historic schooner Ernestina, ex-Effie M. Morrissey will sail again. Private donors, Bob Hildreth and Gerry Lenfest, have committed to contribute $2.8 million to the restoration of the historic schooner. The new donations more than … 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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Ship Models gallery at San Mateo County History Museum

By Simone Garcia, communications manager, San Mateo County Historical Association. The San Mateo County History Museum has reopened its exhibit gallery, “Charles Parsons’ Ships of the World.” The gallery is undergoing an upgrade that includes new murals, interactive activities, video … Continue reading

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The Navy Starts Here

The upgraded maneuvering and seakeeping test facility in West Bethesda, Md., can produce waves up to 4 feet tall, holds about 12 million gallons of water and can simulate most sea conditions from open ocean to shallow water. (Mike Morones/Staff) … Continue reading

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