Monday, October 15, 2012
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Maritime News

Shunned By Her Hometown, Historic Ship May Be Scrapped

101 years ago the steel-hulled four-masted barque Peking, one of the last windjammers ever built, was launched at Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. She worked mostly in the nitrate...

October 15, 2012
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010
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X-rays machines, lasers, used to restore the world’s only remaining wooden whaling ship

Historians at the Mystic Seaport Museum are turning to advanced new technologies in order to restore the world’s last remaining wooden whaling vessel, the Charles W. Morgan. The whaleship, built...

August 18, 2010
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Wednesday, November 12, 2008
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Intrepid Re-Opened for Business

New York’s Intrepid Air & Space Museum officially re-opened for business on Saturday for the first time since September 31, 2006.  The grand opening on Saturday morning was marked by...

November 12, 2008
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Wednesday, October 1, 2008
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Mega Moves – The USS Intrepid Returns Home

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcg-PYicLqg If you are in New York tomorrow (October 2nd) be sure to head down to Pier 86 to watch her return home. Thanks Sea-Fever!

October 1, 2008
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Tuesday, September 30, 2008
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New Exhibit On National Mall Explores The Depths of The Ocean

NOAA has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institute to bring the depths of the ocean to the National Mall, in Washington D.C.  This past weekend, the Institute inaugurated the Sant...

September 30, 2008
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Tuesday, January 1, 2008
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Ghost Ship Tours

Our apologies to anyone looking for paranormal activity… you (probably) won’t find any here because by ghost ship we mean vessels no longer in service. In the U.S. most ghost...

January 1, 2008
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