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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
U.S. merchant mariners receive the congressional gold medal award at the U.S. capitol
Defense

World War II Mariners Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

American Merchant Mariners who served during World War II were awarded the Congressional gold medal during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Ten

May 18, 2022
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Monday, April 25, 2022
ANZAC Merchant NAvy Troop-ship
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Anzac Day, Lest We Forget World War’s Longest Lifeline

“The Merchant Navy has no real way of displaying its capabilities. There is no compulsory wearing of uniforms, no street parades led by fine military

April 25, 2022
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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Captain Mulzac
Maritime News

Pioneering Black Ship Captain Honored Alongside Merchant Marine Veterans Of WWII

Hundreds gathered on Thursday at the maritime industry’s fastest growing annual event to celebrate Merchant Marine veterans of all wars and honor the

September 26, 2021
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Saturday, November 3, 2018
Merchant Marine Veterans Challenge Coin
Blog

Why NOBODY Wants To Recognize US Merchant Marine Veterans

In this controversial episode of The REAL gCaptain Podcast Captain John Konrad explores why WWII US Merchant Marine Veterans and many Merchant Navy Allies are

November 3, 2018
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Accidents

U.S. Navy Commences Oil Removal from Capsized German Cruiser ‘Prinz Eugen’ in Marshall Islands

The U.S. Navy, in partnership with the Army and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, have started the recovery of oil from the overturned World War II German

September 20, 2018
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Maritime News

Scientists Discover Stern of World War II U.S. Destroyer Off Remote Alaskan Island

For almost 75 years, the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read lay somewhere below the dark of the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island of Kiska, where it

August 16, 2018
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
American Flag Ship
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US Merchant Marine Veterans Of WW2 Have Waited 75 Years And Counting

A CASE TO SUPPORT American Merchant Marine Veterans Legislature H.R. 5879 & S. 2127 By Capt. Christopher J. Edyvean (AMMV) 75 years is an enormous

June 12, 2018
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Monday, July 24, 2017
Blog

Movie Review – Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” Immersive Tour de Force, Incongruous Muddle, or Both?

Christopher Nolan’s movie, Dunkirk, opened Friday to rave reviews. The New York Times calls it “a tour de force …both sweeping and

July 24, 2017
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016
News

On 75th Anniversary, U.S. Veterans Recall Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

By Dana Feldman and Hugh Gentry LOS ANGELES/HONOLULU, Dec 7 (Reuters) – It has been 75 years, but U.S. Navy veteran James Leavelle can still recall

December 7, 2016
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Friday, December 2, 2016
American Merchant Mariners' Memorial
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U.S. Merchant Seaman Awarded Highest Civilian Medal

Fox News reports that the decades-long effort to recognize and honor the U.S. Merchant Marines of WWII took another step forward Wednesday when the House

December 2, 2016
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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
HNLMS Kortenaer
Maritime News

Three Countries Unite To Solve Nautical Mystery

(TheGuardian) Indonesia has agreed to work with the Netherlands to investigate the mysterious disappearance of several second world war shipwrecks

November 23, 2016
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Thursday, September 1, 2016
News

Russia Honors First British Arctic Merchant Navy Convoy

By Dmitry Madorsky (Reuters) British and Russian World War Two veterans gathered on Wednesday in Arkhangelsk, 75 years to the day since Britain’s first

September 1, 2016
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Monday, August 22, 2016
Triton submersibles
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NOAA To Explore ‘Battle of the Atlantic’ Wreckage

by Vernon Smith (NOAA) July 15, 1942. America had been in World War II for less than a year, but the fight was coming to the nation’s shores. That

August 22, 2016
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Sunday, June 14, 2015
Maritime News

Seven Decades Later, WWII Mariners Still Fighting for Benefits, Recognition

  By Capt. Christopher J. Edyvean, National President Elect, American Merchant Marine Veterans It seems wherever you look these days, veterans are in

June 14, 2015
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Friday, April 17, 2015
Interesting

Aircraft Carrier Hit by Two Atomic Bombs and Scuttled Decades Ago Still ‘Amazingly Intact’

An underwater survey of a WWII-era aircraft carrier that was hit by two atomic bombs and scuttled over 60 years ago shows that the hull of the ship is still

April 17, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Interesting

Microsoft Billionaire Paul Allen Locates Famous WWII Shipwreck

A team of researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has discovered a long-lost Japanese battleship that was sunk during WWII with the loss of over

March 4, 2015
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Interesting

WWII ‘Battle of the Atlantic’ Shipwrecks Discovered Off North Carolina

A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two significant shipwrecks from World War II’s legendary

October 21, 2014
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Friday, August 12, 2011
world-cup-sailing-tickets
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Group discount site honors maritime history and World Cup sailing with today’s deal

Group discount site, Zozi, has an interesting offering today for those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area. For $57, you can purchase a first hand tour of

August 12, 2011
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Monday, June 6, 2011
Engineering News

NOAA, partners to search for ships lost in World War II off North Carolina

Photo of the tanker Ormidale, later renamed Bluefields, which was torpedoed and sunk in 1942 by German submarine U-576. (Credit: Historical Collections of the

June 6, 2011
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
Navy

MARAD Observes National Maritime Day With Award to Slain WWII Mariner

Maritime Administrator David Matsuda today honored the memory of Richard Oliver Kelleher during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Maritime

May 19, 2011
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