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Bramble gets ship-shape - Port Huron Times Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:00

Bramble gets ship-shape
Port Huron Times Herald
Klingler said stepping on board is like stepping back into maritime history. The ship's complement of several retired Coast Guard members makes that history come alive. “They have really good answers because they lived it,” he said. “You can learn a lot.

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Malaysia Airlines Search Heads Deep Underwater - The Maritime Executive

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:39

Sydney Morning Herald

Malaysia Airlines Search Heads Deep Underwater
The Maritime Executive
The mystery of Malaysian Airlines MH370 has sparked what is on track to be the most difficult and expensive search and recovery operation in aviation history. Up to a dozen planes and 15 ships will be searching in three separate areas on Monday.
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Cape author, historian, newsman Bill Quinn dies at 87 - Capecodonline

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:02

Cape author, historian, newsman Bill Quinn dies at 87
Capecodonline
... Quinn, 87, died Sunday as a result of a severe stroke. Quinn, who wrote the definitive book on the Cape's long history of maritime disasters, "Shipwrecks Around Cape Cod," had just returned to Orleans after spending the winter in West Palm Beach ...

Robot Submarine Dives in Frustrating Hunt for Missing Airliner - Foreign Policy (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:35

Foreign Policy (blog)

Robot Submarine Dives in Frustrating Hunt for Missing Airliner
Foreign Policy (blog)
"But, this has turned out to be the largest search-and-rescue and search-and-recovery effort probably in the history of mankind. It has been a hard thing, because the circumstances behind it were not clear from the beginning." The black ... To date ...
Malaysia Airlines Search Heads Deep Underwater in New PhaseNewsweek
Officials consider underwater robot launch for Malaysia jetYahoo News
Malaysia refutes reports that MH370 co-pilot made a callSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
Modesto Bee
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Troubled tugboat to be taken apart? The parts may be greater than the whole of ... - Bainbridge Island Review

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:37

Troubled tugboat to be taken apart? The parts may be greater than the whole of ...
Bainbridge Island Review
Karl House, a researcher with the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, said the tugboat was the first American-designed and built diesel-powered tugboat in the United States. Built in 1915, as ships were making the transition from steam to diesel ...

NASA robotics engineer to visit Bainbridge Island School District - Bainbridge Island Review


NASA robotics engineer to visit Bainbridge Island School District
Bainbridge Island Review
In his free time, Younse enjoys excavating dinosaur fossils for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, running marathons, salsa dancing, and underwater archaeology. In 2013 he starred in the SyFy television show “Robot Combat League” as the ...

Panama's diplomatic row with Venezuela indicative of growing presence on ... - Tico Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:49

Panama's diplomatic row with Venezuela indicative of growing presence on ...
Tico Times
It might take time, but Panama has a history of knowing how to wait.” Álvarez added: “We do not accept in any way that we ... to both Venezuela and the Organization of American States. “It could have the worst-functioning economy in the history of ...

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There's Been a Change of Plans for Those Iranian Warships Sailing Toward U.S. ... - TheBlaze.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:44

There's Been a Change of Plans for Those Iranian Warships Sailing Toward U.S. ...
TheBlaze.com
Iran has decided to temporarily put off plans to deploy warships to the Atlantic Ocean and sail near U.S. maritime borders, a senior naval official has told Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency. The Islamic Republic had announced in January its ...

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Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find - Reuters India

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:26

Tiny Minnesota museum's canoe a 1000-year-old historic find
Reuters India
The dugout canoe was hollowed out of a single large tree, said Ann Merriman, nautical archaeologist for Maritime Heritage Minnesota, which researched the age of the canoe and seven others as part of a Maritime History Minnesota project. Indians made ...

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Why Robots Are Racing To The Fore In Search For Missing Flight MH370 - Forbes


Forbes

Why Robots Are Racing To The Fore In Search For Missing Flight MH370
Forbes
... transmits signals from the plane, are likely to to have expired after a one-month life. The usage of the robotic submarine technology, somewhat similar to that deployed extensively following the BP BP oil spill of 2010, demonstrates the increasing ...
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Shipwreck from 1860 off Atlantic City to become historic site - Philly.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 05:41

Philly.com

Shipwreck from 1860 off Atlantic City to become historic site
Philly.com
The shipwreck was identified last year by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), listed this month on the National Register of Historic Places, and will be mapped for the first time this summer, giving recreational divers and ...

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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane heads underwater as black ... - Radio Australia


Sydney Morning Herald

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane heads underwater as black ...
Radio Australia
"The experts have determined that the Australian Defence vessel Ocean Shield will cease searching with the towed pinger locator later today and deploy the autonomous underwater vehicle, Bluefin-21, as soon as possible." Retired Air Chief Marshal Angus ...
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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane heads underwater as black ... - ABC Online


Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane heads underwater as black ...
ABC Online
Has an endurance of 25 hours underwater at a speed of 3 knots, with a top speed of 4 knots. It has a depth rating of 4,500m, meaning it will be at its limit in the Indian Ocean search zone. Bluefin Robotics says its AUV can also be used for archaeology ...

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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane heads underwater as use of ... - Radio Australia


Radio Australia

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Search for missing plane heads underwater as use of ...
Radio Australia
"The experts have determined that the Australian Defence vessel Ocean Shield will cease searching with the towed pinger locator later today and deploy the autonomous underwater vehicle, Bluefin-21, as soon as possible." Retired Air Chief Marshal Angus ...

Two Front-Runners in Afghan Election - Valley News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 00:44

Two Front-Runners in Afghan Election
Valley News
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his residence in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Shortly after partial results were announced, Abdullah said that he will seek a unity ...

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Searchers consider undersea robot in hunt for MH370 - AsiaOne

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 23:42

AsiaOne

Searchers consider undersea robot in hunt for MH370
AsiaOne
The Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) vessel Hai Xin 01 is seen from a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion aircraft in the southern Indian Ocean, as the search continues for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 April 13, 2014 ...
Malaysia refutes reports that MH370 co-pilot made a callSouth African Broadcasting Corporation
Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silentModesto Bee

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INS Vagli reaches Mamallapuram - The Hindu

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 16:09

The Hindu

INS Vagli reaches Mamallapuram
The Hindu
Work will then begin to make it a permanent exhibition, showcasing the State's maritime history, starting from the Sangam Era. The submarine arrived at the tourist town from Chennai last Sunday. However, weather conditions prevented its shifting from ...

Archaeology News for the Week of April 13th, 2014 - Popular Archaeology


Archaeology News for the Week of April 13th, 2014
Popular Archaeology
As a specialist in prehistoric underwater archaeology, Dr Jonathan Benjamin looks at rising sea levels differently from most people and his fascination with this global phenomenon began when as a PhD candidate at Edinburgh University he came across the ...

Calendar: Museums and galleries, music, comedy, dance, theater - Press Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/13/2014 - 00:07

Press Herald

Calendar: Museums and galleries, music, comedy, dance, theater
Press Herald
Those Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History, a selection of paintings, photography and artifacts highlighting the perverse yet privileged place of weather in the eyes of the mariner. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 ...

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Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent - Chron.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/12/2014 - 22:03

The Guardian

Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent
Chron.com
Military planes and ships from seven nations continue to scour the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia for Flight 370 in one of the largest maritime multi-nation searches in history. A U.S. Navy P8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport en ...
Flight 370's pings 'rapidly fading'Manila Bulletin
Malaysia jet search: Fading signals add urgencyCANOE

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