Sunday, January 29, 2017
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Maritime Monday for January 31st, 2017: Death in the Gulf Stream

more: A Tribute to the “Picasso of Sailing” – Mike Peyton on yachtsandyachting.com Haunting Twitter Account Shares the Fates of the Refugees of the St. Louis Smithsonian.com – In honor...

January 29, 2017
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Sunday, January 22, 2017
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Maritime Monday for January 23rd, 2017

The Lyford House being saved from demolition, 1957 Built in 1876, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places; now owned by the National Audubon Society. Found...

January 22, 2017
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Sunday, January 15, 2017
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Maritime Monday for January 16th, 2017- A Warm Broadside

Old Dragon’s Head: Where the Great Wall of China Meets the Sea Old Dragon’s Head (easternmost outpost of the Great Wall) is considered to be the start of the Great...

January 15, 2017
Total Views: 19

Sunday, January 8, 2017
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Maritime Monday for January 9th, 2017: Whistle-Belly Vengeance

BBC:  The Conversation; Alone at Sea Steering a small boat across oceans by yourself – why do it? Kim Chakanetsa meets two women who have been alone at sea for...

January 8, 2017
Total Views: 7

Sunday, January 1, 2017
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Maritime Monday for January 2nd, 2017: Let the whale be the whale

A large whale, believed to be a humpback, was spotted in the East River in New York City on Saturday.  The New York Police Department’s special operations division posted a...

January 1, 2017
Total Views: 3

Sunday, December 25, 2016
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Maritime Monday for December 26th, 2016

Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 – December 9, 1991) was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white, scientific photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the...

December 25, 2016
Total Views: 22

Sunday, December 18, 2016
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Maritime Monday for December 19th, 2016: Minced Oath

Royal Navy pilot Jock Moffat – credited with launching the torpedo which crippled the Bismarck in 1941 – has died at the age of 97 The torpedo dropped by his...

December 18, 2016
Total Views: 12

Sunday, December 11, 2016
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Maritime Monday for Decemeber 12th, 2016: Farpotshket

Latest Update from the Mary A Whalen at Portside NY: David Levine contributed a useful word of the day: farpotshket. Yiddish for “broken because someone tried to fix it.” Our...

December 11, 2016
Total Views: 8

Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Maritime Monday for December 5th, 2016

Tighter marine fuel sulfur limits will spark changes by both refiners and vessel operators The sulfur content of transportation fuels has been declining for many years as a result of...

December 4, 2016
Total Views: 7

Sunday, November 27, 2016
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Maritime Monday for Nov 28th, 2016: The Ugly Chickens

Why Americans Call Turkey ‘Turkey’ How a New World bird came to be named after countries halfway around the globe The Atlantic – Within the turkey lies the tangled history...

November 27, 2016
Total Views: 244

Sunday, November 13, 2016
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Maritime Monday for November 14th, 2016

‘Idle Women’ – the land girls of the waterways Most people are familiar with the ‘Land Girls’; women who volunteered to work the land to aid the war effort during...

November 13, 2016
Total Views: 9

Sunday, November 6, 2016
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Maritime Monday for November 7th, 2016: The Storm with No Name

The Perfect Storm: 25 Years Later New England Cable News – The Perfect Storm turned 1991 into the deadliest year at sea for Gloucester, Massachusetts, since 1978. In the past...

November 6, 2016
Total Views: 30

Sunday, October 30, 2016
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Maritime Monday for October 31st, 2016: Junk Bonds

Behold The Beauty That’s Now Protected By The Ross Sea Reserve Popular Science: The international community has taken the dramatic step of protecting part of this area from most human...

October 30, 2016
Total Views: 12

Sunday, October 23, 2016
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Maritime Monday for October 24th, 2016

Mystery of the WWI U-Boat and the ‘sea monster’ solved How a bungling German captain sank his own vessel after demanding a heater in his cabin – and then blamed...

October 23, 2016
Total Views: 45

Sunday, October 16, 2016
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Maritime Monday for October 17th, 2016: Ladies Who Launch

See also: Steamers AD MacTier, FP Jones on the Ways: A  and  B  and  C Saving a century-long ocean record Every day for 100 years, Scripps researchers or their colleagues...

October 16, 2016
Total Views: 7

Sunday, October 9, 2016
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Maritime Monday for October 10th, 2016: Training the Strap

State of the art maritime archaeology expedition conducted in Black Sea ScienceDaily – An international team, involving the University of Southampton’s Centre for Maritime Archaeology (UK) and funded by the...

October 9, 2016
Total Views: 1

Sunday, October 2, 2016
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Maritime Monday for October 3rd, 2016

Beer Company Develops Edible Six-Pack Rings That Feed, Rather Than Kill, Marine Life A craft beer company and an ad agency brewed up a brilliant idea to save marine life...

October 2, 2016
Total Views: 8

Sunday, September 25, 2016
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Maritime Monday for September 26th, 2016: Encore Performance

The World’s Largest Elevator Can Lift 6.7 Million Pounds of Ship sploid.gizmodo.com – There are a lot of logistical problems that pop up when you build a 600-foot structure like...

September 25, 2016
Total Views: 60

Sunday, September 18, 2016
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Maritime Monday for September 19th, 2016: Disjecta membra

“There were no marks to separate one day from another, no rule whereby to measure time; all was one dull and cheerless uniformity of dark and cold…” * Second Vessel...

September 18, 2016
Total Views: 30

Sunday, September 11, 2016
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Maritime Monday for September 12th, 2016

Inspired by Mariners on 9/11, One Photographer Found a Passion Sunday marks 15 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and...

September 11, 2016
Total Views: 11