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North Shore Community Calendar - The Salem News


North Shore Community Calendar
The Salem News
Peabody: Underwater Archaeology Lecture, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, West Branch, 603 Lowell St. Victor Mastone, the director and chief archaeologist at the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, will lecture on ...

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Phantom islands on ancient maps dismissed as mirages, myths, or mistakes - Ancient Origins


Ancient Origins

Phantom islands on ancient maps dismissed as mirages, myths, or mistakes
Ancient Origins
When explorers began making maps as they explored the world a couple of millennia ago they included land masses that later could not be found. As recently as 2012 an expedition went to one of these phantom islands expecting to find it between New ...

Morro Bay library, freshly remodeled, to reopen in February - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 18:14

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Morro Bay library, freshly remodeled, to reopen in February
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Davis said the new-look library features a maritime motif that reflects the history and heritage of Morro Bay. The maritime theme includes a wall near the entrance that's dark blue with a rippling effect like an ocean current. On an opposite wall with ...

Gloucester Goings On - Gloucester Daily Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 14:42

Gloucester Goings On
Gloucester Daily Times
Get a rare close-up of Byron the Barred owl and his owl friends; and learn about their natural history, adaptations and behaviors. Cost is $5 for member adults, free for member children; $10 for nonmember adults, $5 for ... Preschoolers and their ...

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Expanded QAR exhibit opens at NC Maritime Museum - Carolinacoastonline


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Expanded QAR exhibit opens at NC Maritime Museum
Carolinacoastonline
Other exhibit cases include underwater archaeology and artillery. The exhibit will also have a virtual Queen Anne's Revenge program for visitors, as well. “The association of Blackbeard and the artifacts from Queen Anne's Revenge makes this of primary ...

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Expanded QAR exhibit opens at NC Maritime Museum - Carolinacoastonline

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:56

Carolinacoastonline

Expanded QAR exhibit opens at NC Maritime Museum
Carolinacoastonline
Mr. Brooks is a colonial maritime historian of North Carolina studying in East Carolina University's Maritime Studies Program. He studies maritime and colonial history, historical preservation and genealogy, drawing upon 30 years of research experience.
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Fancy buying one of UK's oldest fishing boats for just £1? - Aberdeen Press and Journal

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:47

Aberdeen Press and Journal

Fancy buying one of UK's oldest fishing boats for just £1?
Aberdeen Press and Journal
The 75ft Excellent, built in 1931, is also a piece of maritime history and may even have been used in the legendary “Heroes of Telemark” raid during World War II. The trawler was based in Scotland for part of the conflict and used for “clandestine ...

Community Calendar for Jan. 22 - Hattiesburg American

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Community Calendar for Jan. 22
Hattiesburg American
•Exhibit: A new exhibit showcasing the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum located in Biloxi is now on display on the first floor of the terminal at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. ..... Feb. 21. •Event: Black History Month Program, Petal Civic ...

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49th Remembrance Tea to be held Sunday - Suncoast News

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Suncoast News

49th Remembrance Tea to be held Sunday
Suncoast News
The free event, which the historical society has presented every year but one since its founding in 1967, is typically held at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, in Craig Park. Smoke and water damage from a recent fire forced this year's Remembrance ...

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MARITIME HISTORY: Looking back... 15 years ago - Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News

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MARITIME HISTORY: Looking back... 15 years ago
Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News
MARITIME HISTORY: Looking back... 15 years ago. by Danielle Shaw — last modified Jan 22, 2015 09:12 AM. Crew from a yacht which became draped over the bulbous bow of the tanker Sentosa Spirit in Sydney Harbour this time in 2000 had an even ...

Science-related excerpts from President Obama's State of the Union address - Physics Today

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 17:44

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Science-related excerpts from President Obama's State of the Union address
Physics Today
We believed we could reduce our dependence on foreign oil and protect our planet. And today, America is number one in oil and gas. America is number one in wind power. Every three weeks, we bring online as much solar power as we did in all of 2008.
FULL SPEECH TEXT: President Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address As ...CBS Local
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Exploring the Titanic of the Ancient World - Smithsonian


Smithsonian

Exploring the Titanic of the Ancient World
Smithsonian
He is convinced that many of the ship's treasures are still in the sand, and he has returned to the site with the best technology that the 21st century has to offer to undertake one of the most ambitious underwater archaeology projects in history. He's ...

River Clean-Up Could Retrieve Civil War Weapons - Archaeology


River Clean-Up Could Retrieve Civil War Weapons
Archaeology
I don't anticipate huge volumes,” state underwater archaeologist James Spirek told The State. The artifacts are expected to be found under some 40,000 tons of coal tar discharged into the river from a power plant 60 years ago. To read about the ...

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Western Australian sandplains in World Heritage bid - Phys.Org


Phys.Org

Western Australian sandplains in World Heritage bid
Phys.Org
UWA Professor Hans Lambers says the group has drafted a document addressing the criteria required by UNESCO, such as the plants, animals, history and archaeology of the region, as part of a pitch for the World Heritage listing. Once the document is ...

FULL SPEECH TEXT: President Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address As ... - CBS Local

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CBS Local

FULL SPEECH TEXT: President Obama's 2015 State Of The Union Address As ...
CBS Local
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBS SF) — For the first time in history, President Obama released the entire text of his State of the Union address in advance, so the public can follow along in real-time. Mr. Obama delivered his sixth ..... In the Asia Pacific, we ...
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Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited, Part of Dubai Head-Quartered Global ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 02:01

PR Newswire (press release)

Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited, Part of Dubai Head-Quartered Global ...
PR Newswire (press release)
"This is a first in Indian maritime history. This will be Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited's contribution towards the success of Sagar Mala project of Indian government," said Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of Transworld Group. "Furthermore ...

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Ferry Chronicle 2014 by Kalle Id - Maritime Matters

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 01:29

Maritime Matters

Ferry Chronicle 2014 by Kalle Id
Maritime Matters
In terms of interiors, the BERGENSFJORD is essentially identical to the STAVANGERFJORD, with interiors designed by the Norwegian marine architects Falkum-Hansen Design. The aim of ..... He is currently working on two further books on maritime history.

A gracious piece of our maritime history - Camden Haven Courier

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 19:52

A gracious piece of our maritime history
Camden Haven Courier
A PIECE of Camden Haven history is providing hours of cruising enjoyment for visitors to the Whitsundays. The tall ship Defender (pic at right) was built in 1896 and owned at one stage by Laurieton's Captain George de Fraine, who used the vessel to ...

WA sandplains in World Heritage bid - Science Network Western Australia


WA sandplains in World Heritage bid
Science Network Western Australia
UWA Professor Hans Lambers says the group has drafted a document addressing the criteria required by UNESCO, such as the plants, animals, history and archaeology of the region, as part of a pitch for the World Heritage listing. Once the document is ...

History hits the digital age - Wicked Local Wenham

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 15:23

History hits the digital age
Wicked Local Wenham
Janes said the Historical Society had collaborated with the Library on a Civil War exhibition in 2014. In April of 2015, Janes said the Historical Society will be collaborating with a presentation by historian Jim McAllister on maritime history, “Salem ...

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