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INS Vikrant fades into history, BJP says it was too late to save it - The Hindu

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 16:08

The Hindu

INS Vikrant fades into history, BJP says it was too late to save it
The Hindu
Kiran Paingankar, the activist who headed the 'Save Vikrant Committee', said it was a “black day” in the “glorious maritime history of country”. “I tried my best as a layperson to save the vessel. But, in the end, political and naval apathy are to ...
Vikrant fades into historyMumbai Mirror
India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant fades into historyIBNLive

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INS Vikrant fades into history, BJP says it was too late to save it - The Hindu

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 15:51

The Hindu

INS Vikrant fades into history, BJP says it was too late to save it
The Hindu
Kiran Paingankar, the activist who headed the 'Save Vikrant Committee', said it was a “black day” in the “glorious maritime history of country”. “I tried my best as a layperson to save the vessel. But, in the end, political and naval apathy are to ...
Vikrant fades into historyMumbai Mirror
India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant fades into historyIBNLive

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Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats - New England Public Radio

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:40

Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats
New England Public Radio
The yard is sprinkled with vessels not unlike those that once plied the Maritime Silk Route to Asia, dealing in exotic goods and African slaves. Oman invited an American expert on Indian Ocean maritime history, Eric Staples, to be part of its heritage ...

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Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:44

Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Oman invited an American expert on Indian Ocean maritime history, Eric Staples, to be part of its heritage effort. He says the ocean is crucial to understanding Oman, with its thoroughly mix culture built by waves of migrants from Persia, East Africa ...

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Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats - WLRN

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:32

Oman Recalls Its Trade Empire With Hand-Built Boats
WLRN
Oman invited an American expert on Indian Ocean maritime history, Eric Staples, to be part of its heritage effort. He says the ocean is crucial to understanding Oman, with its thoroughly mix culture built by waves of migrants from Persia, East Africa ...

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Underwater settlement and ancient pottery workshop discovered near Delos ... - Ancient Origins


Ancient Origins

Underwater settlement and ancient pottery workshop discovered near Delos ...
Ancient Origins
The National Hellenic Research Foundation, and the Ephorate of Undersea Archaeology have identified walls and several structures, and media outlets have been reporting the new find as “a small underwater Pompeii,” according to Discovery News, ...

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Vikrant fades into history - Mumbai Mirror

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:38

IBNLive

Vikrant fades into history
Mumbai Mirror
Around 200 men have been engaged in the dismantling of INS Vikrant which is expected to take eight months. The ship was decommissioned in 1997 and served as a maritime museum till 2004, following which legal battles to save the warship started ...
India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant fades into historyIBNLive
'71 warship reduced to heap of scrapThe Daily Star

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Maritime Museum seeks docents, volunteers - San Diego Source (subscription)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 13:53

Maritime Museum seeks docents, volunteers
San Diego Source (subscription)
The San Diego Maritime Museum is seeking volunteers with an interest in learning and talking about worldwide maritime history with a special focus on the 16th through 21st centuries represented by the vessels and artifacts in the Maritime Museum's ...

Paul Kennedy honored for path-breaking work on maritime history - Yale News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 13:46

Yale News

Paul Kennedy honored for path-breaking work on maritime history
Yale News
Paul Kennedy, the J. Richardson Dilworth Professor of History, was awarded the Hattendorf Prize for Distinguished Original Research in Maritime History by Rear Admiral Gardner Howe III, president of the U.S. Naval War College, at a ceremony on campus ...

Mumbai: Dismantling of warship INS Vikrant begins - Hindustan Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:49

Indian Express

Mumbai: Dismantling of warship INS Vikrant begins
Hindustan Times
Defence sources said more than 60% of the artefacts on the ship have been moved to the Maritime History Society in Mumbai, while rest shifted to Naval Aviation Museum in Goa. The remaining relics will be shifted to various museums and motivational ...
INS Vikrant fades into history (Roundup)Business Standard

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New York's next big land-use fight - Capital New York

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:04

CBS Local

New York's next big land-use fight
Capital New York
"We have a very real need to upgrade the seaport's infrastructure and make it more resilient, and at the same time we have an opportunity to add more housing and commercial activity," Norvell said in a statement. "We also want to support the maritime ...
SHoP's Revised, Shorter South Street Seaport Tower, Revealed!Curbed NY

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Studer offers $5.2M for ECUA property - Pensacola News Journal

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:09

Pensacola News Journal

Studer offers $5.2M for ECUA property
Pensacola News Journal
Despite the smaller price tag, ECUA board members expressed enthusiasm in selling the property to Studer, citing his demonstrated history of community-minded philanthropy. "I always thought that that (asking price) was a ... Studer was initially ...

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Maritime archaeologists examine possible shipwreck in Brick - NJ.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:28

NJ.com

Maritime archaeologists examine possible shipwreck in Brick
NJ.com
BRICK — They may look like they're just sifting through a pile of rotted out debris in a pile of sand, but the two men working up on the beach in Brick this week are actually trying to piece history together. Maritime archaeologists, hired by the ...

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Small 'Underwater Pompeii' Found Off Greek Island - Discovery News


Discovery News

Small 'Underwater Pompeii' Found Off Greek Island
Discovery News
But a new investigation by the National Hellenic Research Foundation and the Ephorate of Undersea Archaeology, led to different conclusions. Rather than a dock, a pottery workshop and other buildings once stood at the site. Archaeologists found 16 ...

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Shepherd hired as executive director for Astoria Music Festival - Daily Astorian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:13

Shepherd hired as executive director for Astoria Music Festival
Daily Astorian
Carol Shepherd will move to the festival office on Commercial Street from the Columbia River Maritime Museum, where she has been administrative assistant. A three-year capacity-building grant from the Meyer Memorial Trust allows the festival to hire ...

Society honours Roberta Bondar - Sault Star


Sault Star

Society honours Roberta Bondar
Sault Star
Other award recipients included Parks Canada's Victoria Straight underwater archaeology team for finding the HMS Erebus, part of the Franklin Expedition, and George Hobson for his logistical support in scientific and exploratory work in the Arctic.

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TV treasure hunter Dr Lucy Blue to unveil secrets of lost cities - Western Morning News


Western Morning News

TV treasure hunter Dr Lucy Blue to unveil secrets of lost cities
Western Morning News
The BBC Two documentary Swallowed by the Sea followed a team of maritime archaeologists as they uncovered the remarkable city of Heracleion, lost to the sea and forgotten for over two thousand years. In her talk at the Maritime Museum, Dr Blue will be ...
TV treasure hunter to give talk at museumWest Briton

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TV treasure hunter to give talk at museum - West Briton


West Briton

TV treasure hunter to give talk at museum
West Briton
FOLLOWING her most recent TV appearance presenting BBC Two's Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt's Greatest Lost City, Dr Lucy Blue will be giving a talk on her experiences as a maritime archaeologist on Wednesday at the Maritime Museum in ...

Restored statue to 'instil pride' in Geelong's maritime history - ABC Online

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 23:36

ABC Online

Restored statue to 'instil pride' in Geelong's maritime history
ABC Online
Mr Costa said restoring the statue was an important way to inspire pride in the city's maritime history. "Geelong truly is a great place to live, it's got a wonderful lifestyle, but we need to have pride in how we got to where we are," he said ...

A plan to document Kerala history - The Hindu

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 23:30

A plan to document Kerala history
The Hindu
... Kerala, 'The Age of Cheraman Perumals of Mahodayapuram,' 'Small Principalities and the Growth of Malayalee Culture,' Advent of European Powers,' 'Maritime History of Kerala,' 'State and Society in Modern Age' and the 'Kerala beyond Borders of Kerala.

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