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Looking back in maritime history, 40 years ago - http://www.lloydslistaustralia.com.au/ (subscription) (blog)


Looking back in maritime history, 40 years ago
http://www.lloydslistaustralia.com.au/ (subscription) (blog)
In July, 1975, the “massive” Botany Bay port plan was just that; a plan. It was 40 years ago and there was intense scrutiny as to the development of the planned port… especially in the Departments.

Shining a light on Cape's history -- land and sea - Wicked Local Brewster


Wicked Local Brewster

Shining a light on Cape's history -- land and sea
Wicked Local Brewster
The talk is based on Barbo's book “The Hidden History of Cape Cod.” She's authored seven other books about Cape history and is the founding director of the annual Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium, now in its 20th year. A former news reporter, which ...

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All shipshape, Admiral, as historic ferry celebrates her 150th anniversary - Herald Sun

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 21:51

Herald Sun

All shipshape, Admiral, as historic ferry celebrates her 150th anniversary
Herald Sun
“It's a boat at the forefront of Tasmanian maritime history and the history of the boat is always so important with its connection to the waterfront.” The Admiral will be launched at 10am tomorrow at the Domain and is expected to arrive at Watermans ...

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A retired Ecuadorean navy captain, Fausto Aguilera dies at 89 - SILive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 21:17

A retired Ecuadorean navy captain, Fausto Aguilera dies at 89
SILive.com
He immigrated to the United States, moving to Rosebank, in 1970, and worked as port captain for the Grancolombiana Steamship Company in Brooklyn. Later, he worked as a maritime consultant for a Manhattan law firm. Mr. Aguilera was interested in history ...

Weather Channel to showcase St. Augustine as 450th celebration begins - St. Augustine Record

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:13

St. Augustine Record

Weather Channel to showcase St. Augustine as 450th celebration begins
St. Augustine Record
The program, which features Sam Champion and Jim Cantore, will be shot live from St. Augustine and will include prerecorded features on some of the area's attractions and history. Also on the schedule are interviews with Sam Turner, director of ...

200-year-old ship found under Md. bridge - 13WMAZ

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:32

13WMAZ

200-year-old ship found under Md. bridge
13WMAZ
"The inadvertent discovery of this shipwreck is an amazing opportunity to study early maritime history. It reminds us how Marylanders used to move goods and people across the region. It's not every day we get to touch a shipwreck built more than 200 ...
Shipwreck found in Nanticoke RiverMy Eastern Shore
UPDATED: Md. SHA Recovers 18th Century Shipwreck From Nanticoke RiverWBOC TV 16
18th-Century Shipwreck Discovered in Maryland RiverArchaeology

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MARSOC: Young, but experienced - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 16:58

The San Diego Union-Tribune

MARSOC: Young, but experienced
The San Diego Union-Tribune
While its short history was detailed in a Marine Corps historical document published in 2011, Detachment 1 remains less known even to other Marines. It wasn't referenced during the Raider renaming ceremony in June and isn't mentioned in MARSOC's ...

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Maritime Scholarships: Lampit, Todd & Simmons - Bernews

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:58

Bernews

Maritime Scholarships: Lampit, Todd & Simmons
Bernews
“Bermuda has maintained a rich maritime history that dates back to the 1700's and it is important that we continue to encourage students to gain qualifications in these areas. The Scholarship Committee would like to congratulate the students and wish ...

Parks Canada eyes National Historic Site in Nunavut for Franklin wrecks - Nunatsiaq News


Nunatsiaq News

Parks Canada eyes National Historic Site in Nunavut for Franklin wrecks
Nunatsiaq News
Earlier this month a Parks Canada project called “Underwater Archaeology and Biology Study of the Wreck of HMS Erebus” got the go-ahead, without a screening (because of its status as an historic site), but was given a set of environmental conditions to ...

200-year-old ship found under Md. bridge - USA TODAY

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:44

USA TODAY

200-year-old ship found under Md. bridge
USA TODAY
“The inadvertent discovery of this shipwreck is an amazing opportunity to study early maritime history. It reminds us how Marylanders used to move goods and people across the region. It's not every day we get to touch a shipwreck built more than 200 ...

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Yale University's 1841 maritime map set and interpretations by Chinese scholars - Tuoitrenews

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 00:08

Tuoitrenews

Yale University's 1841 maritime map set and interpretations by Chinese scholars
Tuoitrenews
Due to historical circumstances, many national, local or regional maps and nautical charts drawn by old-time Chinese were dispersed throughout the world. Most of them have been kept in Western and Japanese libraries. Among these, maritime and nautical ...

Lighthouse to host maritime folklore festival - St. Augustine Record

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 19:21

St. Augustine Record

Lighthouse to host maritime folklore festival
St. Augustine Record
“So much of our maritime history is tied to the cultural roots of this community,” said executive director Kathy A. Fleming. “This event ties in perfectly with our museum's dedication to folk culture, like our traditional wooden boatworks and exhibits ...

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New museum director impressed with local history - Williams Lake Tribune


New museum director impressed with local history
Williams Lake Tribune
His interests are varied, ranging from growing heritage tomatoes to maritime[r1] archaeology, B.C. history, and genealogy. He has a Certificate in Foreshore and Underwater Archaeology that is accredited by the United Kingdom's Nautical Archaeology ...

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Stories of Slave Trade on Display in Historic Ship Docked in TriBeCa - DNAinfo

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:48

DNAinfo

Stories of Slave Trade on Display in Historic Ship Docked in TriBeCa
DNAinfo
TRIBECA — A dark time in maritime history is being brought to light aboard a historic boat floating in the Hudson. The exhibit "Spirits of the Passage: Stories of the Transatlantic Slave Trade," now on display inside a steamship from the 1930s ...

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Jetty a sign of the times - Coffs Coast Advocate

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:19

Coffs Coast Advocate

Jetty a sign of the times
Coffs Coast Advocate
NEW signage to showcase our region's rich maritime history has been granted for Coffs Harbour's Jetty Foreshores redevelopment. Federal Member for Cowper Luke Hartsuyker this week announced a $10,000 grant for interpretive signage that will be ...

Maritime Folklife Festival on September 5th - Historic City News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 15:09

Maritime Folklife Festival on September 5th
Historic City News
“So much of our maritime history is tied to the cultural roots of this community,” said Executive Director Kathy A. Fleming. “This event ties in perfectly with our museum's dedication to folk culture, like our traditional wooden boatworks and exhibits ...

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18th-Century Shipwreck Discovered in Maryland River - Archaeology


Archaeology

18th-Century Shipwreck Discovered in Maryland River
Archaeology
“The inadvertent discovery of this shipwreck is an amazing opportunity to study early maritime history. It reminds us how Marylanders used to move goods and people across the region,” SHA Chief Archaeologist Julie Schablitsky said in a press release.
18th-century shipwreck discovered in ViennaWBAL Baltimore

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Maritime museum receives $500000 grant, but remains homeless - Victoria News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:23

Maritime museum receives $500000 grant, but remains homeless
Victoria News
The $500,000 funding provided by the foundation is not for rent, but would be used to renovate the roughly 6,000-square foot space to include a classroom for maritime history and culture for school groups, along with flooring, subwalls, electricity ...

Workers Removing Debris Find 18th-Century Shipwreck - Newser


Newser

Workers Removing Debris Find 18th-Century Shipwreck
Newser
"The day you find a shipwreck in Maryland waters is a momentous occasion," says Julie Schablitsky, chief archaeologist with the State Highway Administration. "It doesn't get much better than this." She and her husband, Navy underwater archaeologist Bob ...

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Expedition to ancient Antikythera wreck to reveal more mysteries of 2000-year ... - International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Expedition to ancient Antikythera wreck to reveal more mysteries of 2000-year ...
International Business Times UK
Scientists and underwater archaeologists are set to return to the Antikythera wreck to search for more treasures and fragments of the mystery mechanism discovered there more than 100 years ago. The shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island is ...

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