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Maersk Ship Detained By Iranian Navy

A Maersk containership was seized Tuesday by Iranian forces as it travelled through the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, the U.S. Pentagon has confirmed. The ship has been identified as the Marshall Islands-flagged containership MV Maersk Tigris, which … 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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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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Poway museum displaying unusual ship collection

For most of us, a bottle cap or empty deodorant container is garbage. For Harold Dvorak of Rancho Penasquitos, those items are a piece of something much bigger. Dvorak uses recycled materials, like bottle caps, deodorant containers and coffee strainers, … 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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A sad end for a noble ship

LA SPEZIA, Italy — If you’re less than seventy, you’ve most likely in no way heard of the USS Williamsburg. However at one time the lady was among the most well-known ships on the planet — the content associated with … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Century Old Steamer Found

The 133-year old steamer New York, which came to rest at watery depths on October 1, 1910, was recently discovered by divers at the bottom of Lake Huron. The wreck was found upright, its stern damaged and its stacks broken … Continue reading

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