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Take a dip for a new museum - UpNorthLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 19:59

Take a dip for a new museum
UpNorthLive.com
"We have such a rich history here," says Todd Reed, a photographer and Coast Guard veteran. "We're a lumber era community. We're a maritime community with, at one time, the largest car ferry fleet in the world. Logging took place here, saw mills, salt ...

Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake,' About the Lusitania - New York Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:03

New York Times

Erik Larson's 'Dead Wake,' About the Lusitania
New York Times
Few tales in history are more haunting, more tangled with investigatory mazes or more fraught with toxic secrets than that of the final voyage of the Lusitania, one of the colossal tragedies of maritime history. It's the other Titanic, the story of a ...

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Sen. King co-founds caucus to put Maine on front line of Arctic issues - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:20

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Sen. King co-founds caucus to put Maine on front line of Arctic issues
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Arctic Caucus's stated mission is to convene conversations among senators and their staff on defense, science, commerce, trade, environment, maritime affairs, the well-being of the people of the North, and other relevant issues in the Arctic region.
Senators Murkowski, King Announce U.S. Senate Arctic CaucusAlaska Native News

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5 things to do around Ann Arbor this weekend: Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival ... - MLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 10:12

5 things to do around Ann Arbor this weekend: Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival ...
MLive.com
Check out this day-long series of 1-hour presentations on Great Lakes maritime history and shipwrecks, along with diving topics. For a complete schedule, see shipwreckfestival.us. On Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Washtenaw Community College ...

Maritime Museum should be part of RBCM - Times Colonist

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 05:41

Maritime Museum should be part of RBCM
Times Colonist
Would it not make sense for the Maritime Museum to at least explore the idea of becoming a new maritime history gallery within the larger redesigned RBCM? The location is still ideal, more space would likely be available, and it would probably attract ...
Maritime Museum future uncertain for Victoria regionVictoria News

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Editorial: Museum needs a good home - Times Colonist

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 03:26

Editorial: Museum needs a good home
Times Colonist
It needs to be more dynamic, more engaging and proactive, without sacrificing its valuable functions as a steward of maritime history. When the move was announced last year, then-CEO Jon Irwin said the move was an opportunity for the museum to reinvent ...
Maritime Museum future uncertain for Victoria regionVictoria News

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Microsoft Co-Founder Says He Found A Sunken WWII Warship - Huffington Post

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 03/05/2015 - 03:14

USA TODAY

Microsoft Co-Founder Says He Found A Sunken WWII Warship
Huffington Post
He said he is fascinated with World War II history after being inspired by his father's service in the U.S. Army, and that he was "honored" to play a part in finding a key vessel in naval history, and in honoring the memory of those who served aboard ...
Microsoft co-founder says he's discovered long-lost Japanese battleshipCNN
Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleship13WMAZ
Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warshipWTNH

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Navy divers, marine archeologists will study Franklin's ship in winter mission - Toronto Star

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 21:20

Toronto Star

Navy divers, marine archeologists will study Franklin's ship in winter mission
Toronto Star
It was the worst disaster in the Royal Navy's long history of Arctic exploration and remains an enduring maritime mystery, which may soon begin to unravel. “Ice is an ideal diving place because it's fixed and it's stable,” Balsillie said. “They will be ...

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PM announces Winter dives of the HMS Erebus Wreck - Prime Minister of Canada (press release)


PM announces Winter dives of the HMS Erebus Wreck
Prime Minister of Canada (press release)
A team of Royal Canadian Navy ice divers and Parks Canada underwater archeologists will undertake continuous daily dives beneath the Arctic ice to HMS Erebus. Key archaeological objectives include thorough and precise investigation of HMS Erebus to ...

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PM announces Winter dives of the HMS Erebus Wreck - Prime Minister of Canada (press release)


PM announces Winter dives of the HMS Erebus Wreck
Prime Minister of Canada (press release)
A team of Royal Canadian Navy ice divers and Park's Canada underwater archeologists will undertake continuous daily dives beneath the Arctic ice to HMS Erebus. Key archaeological objectives include thorough and precise investigation of HMS Erebus to ...

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Marine Sanctuary push sparks new museum exhibits - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 19:55

Herald Times Reporter

Marine Sanctuary push sparks new museum exhibits
Herald Times Reporter
There are treasures to be found in two new exhibits opening this month at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. "Treasures of NOAA's Ark" is a traveling exhibit of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and highlights the history and ...

Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleship - 13WMAZ

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 18:06

13WMAZ

Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleship
13WMAZ
"Since my youth, I have been fascinated with World War II history, inspired by my father's service in the U.S. Army," Allen said. "The Musashi is truly an engineering marvel and, as an engineer at heart, I have a deep appreciation for the technology ...
Sunken Japanese WWII warship found off PhilippinesMilitary Times
Microsoft co-founder believes he discovered sunken Japanese WWII battleshipChristian Science Monitor
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovers long-lost Japanese World War II ...FOX31 Denver
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Huge Japanese WWII Battleship Found - Discovery News


Discovery News

Huge Japanese WWII Battleship Found
Discovery News
Data from a hypsometric bathymetric survey of the ocean floor ruled out large areas, allowing a BlueFin-12 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) to scour a narrowly defined section of the seafloor in search of the wreck. “The AUV was able to detect the ...

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Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warship - WTNH

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:06

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Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warship
WTNH
He said he is fascinated with World War II history after being inspired by his father's service in the U.S. Army, and that he was “honored” to play a part in finding a key vessel in naval history, and in honoring the memory of those who served aboard ...
Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleship13WMAZ
Sunken Japanese WWII warship found off PhilippinesMilitary Times
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovers long-lost Japanese World War II ...FOX31 Denver
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Microsoft co-founder says he's discovered long-lost Japanese battleship - CNN

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:49

USA TODAY

Microsoft co-founder says he's discovered long-lost Japanese battleship
CNN
A statement released by Vulcan, Allen's company, said that the team combined historical data with advanced technology to narrow the search area, and that Allen had "commissioned a hypsometric bathymetric survey of the ocean floor to determine the ...
Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleship13WMAZ
Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warshipWTNH
Microsoft Co-Founder Says He Found A Sunken WWII WarshipHuffington Post

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Subsea robot market to grow 6.2 per cent between 2014-2019, according to report - Oil & Gas Technology


Subsea robot market to grow 6.2 per cent between 2014-2019, according to report
Oil & Gas Technology
Underwater robots play an important role in the development of the offshore industry and have several applications in the fields of maritime security, underwater archaeology, and marine biology. “The growing need for underwater robotics for ocean ...

Sunken Japanese WWII warship found off Philippines - Military Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:54

ABC News

Sunken Japanese WWII warship found off Philippines
Military Times
The apparent discovery of the wreckage of the Musashi, one of the largest battleships in history, comes as the world marks the 70th anniversary of the war's end. Allen and the team aboard his superyacht M/Y Octopus found the ship on Sunday, more than ...
Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleshipUSA TODAY
Microsoft Co-Founder Says He Found Sunken Japan WWII WarshipNew York Times
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovers long-lost Japanese World War II ...FOX31 Denver
KXLY Spokane -The Japan Times
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Businessman brings historic schooner back to Whidbey - Whidbey News-Times (subscription)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 09:15

Businessman brings historic schooner back to Whidbey
Whidbey News-Times (subscription)
The goal, according to Saia, is to provide a step back in time and allow the community to experience educational, vocational and recreational activities supported by watercraft culture. “We're losing a bit of maritime history here in Coupeville,” Saia ...

Capital Playbook: De Blasio's police holdout - Capital New York

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:50

Capital Playbook: De Blasio's police holdout
Capital New York
EAT BEAT -- “Mario Batali Reveals Menu for Maritime Hotel Restaurant,” by DNAinfo's Rosa Goldensohn: “Celebrity chef Mario Batali revealed the menu for his latest restaurant, a 474-seat, indoor/outdoor Italian extravaganza on the first floor of the ...

China: Exit Counter-Intervention, Enter Peripheral Defense - The Diplomat

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:40

The Diplomat

China: Exit Counter-Intervention, Enter Peripheral Defense
The Diplomat
While I see no compelling factual grounds for discarding the construct altogether, its troubled history of association with Chinese sources should be reason enough to retire it. Given the PLA's focus on defending China's maritime periphery against both ...
China 2015 defence budget to grow 10.1%Channel News Asia
China's Defense Spending Slows as Xi Turns Graft Push on PLABloomberg
China military budget 'to rise 10%'BBC News
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