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Repairing Sextants in the Age of GPS

I first arrived in New York harbor forty years ago, as a freshly minted naval architect working for Moore McCormack. In those days, the Brooklyn docks were crowded with US flag shipping companies, many with their headquarters or sales offices … Continue reading

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Help Out The Steam Ship Historical Society If You Can!

November 2016 VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4   In This Issue Buy a book and support the Ship History Center Heroic ship to become part of artificial reef P&O turns to internet to name new ship Carnival orders three more LNG-powered … Continue reading

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First Ultra-Large Containership Arrives in the United States

  The largest containership ever to visit North America arrived at the port of Los Angeles early Saturday morning, marking the U.S. debut of a new breed of ‘mega ships’ that have until now only been seen in Asia and … 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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