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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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Shipwreck in New Jersey Identified As Steamer That Sank In 1860

The hulking wreck has been a regular destination for divers but a riddle to historians: What ship came to rest in 85 feet of water 10 miles off New Jersey’s coastline? Now, federal officials have an answer. The National Oceanic … Continue reading

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Drone Ship Could Transform Anti-Sub Warfare

Anti-submarine warfare has given rise to some of the best war movies — “Run Silent, Run Deep;” “The Hunt For Red October” and “Das Boot” come to mind. The romance of the terror of being hunted and of the human … Continue reading

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Search for the Bonhomme Richard

It may be the best chance yet to find the wreck of the Bonhomme Richard, John Paul Jones’ Revolutionary War ship. During last month’s expedition in the North Sea, the Mystic-based Ocean Technology Foundation, with help from the U.S. Navy, … Continue reading

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