Friday, October 27, 2017
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After Five Months Lost at Sea, Two Sailors and Their Dogs Rescued Aboard Sailboat in Pacific

The U.S. Navy has rescued two distressed sailors and their two dogs nearly five months after their sailboat strayed off course in the Pacific Ocean. The rescued sailors, Jennifer Appel...

October 27, 2017
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Sunday, October 6, 2013
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Maritime Monday for October 7th, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part VI; Why Sailors Go Wrong

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III – Part IV — Part V Skirts Ahoy! (MGM, 1952) Esther Williams joins the WAVES after leaving her fiancé at the altar....

October 6, 2013
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Sunday, September 29, 2013
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Maritime Monday for September 30th, 2013: Movies About Sailors Part 5; Sailor’s Luck

above: Here Comes the Navy (Warner Brothers, 1934) Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III – Part IV Sailor of the King (20th Century Fox, 1953) poster appears to...

September 29, 2013
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Sunday, September 22, 2013
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Maritime Monday for September 23rd, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part IV; The Navy Comes Through

Part 1 — Part 2 — Part III McHale’s Navy (Universal, 1964) The crew of PT-73 get into trouble when they back the wrong horse in a race. + Captain...

September 22, 2013
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Sunday, September 15, 2013
Maritime Monday for September 16th, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part III; Man the Laff Boats!
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Maritime Monday for September 16th, 2013: Movies About Sailors, Part III; Man the Laff Boats!

Part 1 — Part 2 The Honeymoon Machine (MGM, 1961) A few years before The Great Escape catapulted Steve McQueen to stardom, the charismatic actor played leading man, Lt. Fergie...

September 15, 2013
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Sunday, September 8, 2013
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Maritime Monday for September 9th, 2013: Movies About Sailors Part II; Shape Ahoy!

Part 1 Dames Ahoy (Universal, 1930) Swedish language poster Three sailors go searching for a blonde gold-digger who tricked one of them into marriage when he was drunk. All he...

September 8, 2013
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Sunday, September 1, 2013
Maritime Monday for September 2nd, 2013: Movies About #@!!%* Sailors; Part I
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Maritime Monday for September 2nd, 2013: Movies About #@!!%* Sailors; Part I

Foul mouthed, drunken, bare knuckle fighting, girl-in-every-port keeping, societal retards.  Hollywood loves sailors, and John and Jane Q Landlubber love movies about sailors. Maybe it’s the romantic, adventure-filled lives they...

September 1, 2013
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