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Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey to be restored in Maine, not Gloucester - Gloucester Daily Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 06:52

Gloucester Daily Times

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey to be restored in Maine, not Gloucester
Gloucester Daily Times
Bartlett sailed her more than 20 times to the Arctic, coming within 578 miles of the North Pole in 1940 — the farthest north of any sailing vessel in history. The boat, which last sailed in 2004, will be returned to Massachusetts Maritime Academy ...

Maritime Gloucester doesn't get state bid for Ernestina - Gloucester Daily Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 06:52

Maritime Gloucester doesn't get state bid for Ernestina
Gloucester Daily Times
“We are disappointed as we believe that Gloucester would have been the best place to conduct this work and honor the boat and its rich history.” Instead, the DCR awarded the bid for the restoration of the Ernestina-Morrissey, which was built and ...

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Will China face threats from the north or from the south? - The Japan Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 04:58

Will China face threats from the north or from the south?
The Japan Times
Over the long course of Chinese history, there is one consistent pattern. When China has been menaced from the continent (i.e., from the north), the south has preserved the peace. When China has faced a maritime threat (i.e., from the south), the north ...

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Rochester by-election: Rice, birds and immigration - BBC News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 03:46

BBC News

Rochester by-election: Rice, birds and immigration
BBC News
It has got a heritage, a cultural place in Britain's history. ... Labour's candidate, Naushabah Khan, is campaigning on how long local people have to wait for a doctors appointment and the state of Medway Maritime Hospital, a big concern to many locals.

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Beijing holds exhibition on maritime silk road - CCTV

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 02:49

CCTV

Beijing holds exhibition on maritime silk road
CCTV
Divided into four parts, the exhibition presents the long development and history of the "Maritime Silk Road," including its formation, development, and its period of great importance, from ancient times to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Exhibits include ...
China flexes its Silk Road muscleThe Japan Times
China's Silk Road Challenges U.S. Asian DominanceThe Maritime Executive
China's Silk Road challenges US dominance in Asiawww.worldbulletin.net
GlobalPost
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South Georgia prepared to help return the trawler 'Viola', an icon of Hull - MercoPress

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 02:42

South Georgia prepared to help return the trawler 'Viola', an icon of Hull
MercoPress
Robb Robinson, of the University of Hull's Maritime Historical Studies Centre, hailed the development as “exciting news”. “This ship is a real icon of not just the Hessle Road fishing community but of the great port city of Hull,” said Robb, who has ...

Talking Heads legend David Byrne brings disco musical to Barangaroo - The Daily Telegraph

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 02:31

The Daily Telegraph

Talking Heads legend David Byrne brings disco musical to Barangaroo
The Daily Telegraph
Here Lies Love will be presented in a 550-person capacity, purpose-built venue called The Millennium, inspired by the site's maritime history as a cargo wharf, and begins on May 7, 2015 with tickets on sale from November 24. Increase Text Size ...

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Learn all bout two iconic lighthouses at free lecture - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 02:14

Learn all bout two iconic lighthouses at free lecture
Seacoastonline.com
D'Entremont is the Operations Manager of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation, and author of more than a dozen books on lighthouses and maritime history. The lecture is open to the public.

World War One role of luxury liner RMS Mauretania - BBC News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 01:54

BBC News

World War One role of luxury liner RMS Mauretania
BBC News
Maritime historian, Ken Smith, said: "She represented all that was best on Tyneside; skills, energy, technical know-how. ... Ken Smith said: "I think the fact that she was a Blue Ribbon holder, that part of her history is always emphasised. "But really ...

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US Policy Makers Could See Opportunity in China's Rise - New York Times (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 01:41

New York Times (blog)

US Policy Makers Could See Opportunity in China's Rise
New York Times (blog)
... of competition and opening new opportunities for cooperation. This puts a priority on sustained high-level diplomacy to manage the former and pursue the latter. It's no accident that Obama has met with his Chinese counterpart more than any American ...
Relaxed stroll sets mood for Xi, ObamaChinadaily USA
Obama announces 'major milestone,' a landmark climate agreement with ChinaEnvironment & Energy Publishing
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North Shore entertainment calendar - The Salem News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 00:15

The Salem News

North Shore entertainment calendar
The Salem News
Topsfield Historical Society presents “Theater in America: From Banned to Bawdy,” a fun and entertaining look at theater's changing role in American history, presented by award-winning storyteller Anne Barrett. Puritans outlawed theater acting, but 200 ...

Beijing holds exhibition on maritime silk road - ecns

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 21:43

The Maritime Executive

Beijing holds exhibition on maritime silk road
ecns
Divided into four parts, the exhibition presents the long development and history of the "Maritime Silk Road," including its formation, development, and its period of great importance, from ancient times to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Exhibits include ...
China flexes its Silk Road muscleThe Japan Times
China's Silk Road Challenges U.S. Asian DominanceThe Maritime Executive
China's Silk Road challenges US dominance in Asiawww.worldbulletin.net
GlobalPost
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Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium Gets a New President - Patch.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 20:03

Thehour.com

Norwalk's Maritime Aquarium Gets a New President
Patch.com
Davis will be the seventh president in the 26-year history of The Maritime Aquarium. Herring became president in August 2004, making her the Aquarium's longest-serving top administrator. Under her leadership, the Aquarium steered through a significant ...
Maritime Aquarium elects new presidentDanbury News Times
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk names new presidentThehour.com

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China Is Finally Acting Like A Superpower — And Nobody Knows What's Going ... - Business Insider

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 18:46

Business Insider

China Is Finally Acting Like A Superpower — And Nobody Knows What's Going ...
Business Insider
The Chinese president "aims to project that vision onto a broader stage" through a landmark policy of regional economic integration, mostly accomplished through the creation of two "Silk Roads," one maritime and one overland. The "Roads" will be ...

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China Is Finally Acting Like A Superpower — And Nobody Knows What's Going ... - Business Insider

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 18:46

Business Insider

China Is Finally Acting Like A Superpower — And Nobody Knows What's Going ...
Business Insider
The Chinese president "aims to project that vision onto a broader stage" through a landmark policy of regional economic integration, mostly accomplished through the creation of two "Silk Roads," one maritime and one overland. The "Roads" will be ...

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Bronze bell recovered from British explorer ship HMS Erebus - Daily Mail


Bronze bell recovered from British explorer ship HMS Erebus
Daily Mail
Harper's office said confirmation was made by underwater archaeologists, following a meticulous review of data and artifacts observed from the Arctic Ocean's seabed and using high-resolution photography, high-definition video and multi-beam sonar ...

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WWII wrecks discovered off North Carolina - Lumina News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:50

Lumina News

WWII wrecks discovered off North Carolina
Lumina News
One of the scientific investigators on the mission, John Bright, began studying the engagement as a graduate student enrolled in East Carolina University's maritime studies program. Two of Bright's professors, Drs. Tom Allen and Nathan Richards, began ...

Underwater Wakulla- November 13, 2014 - Thewakullanews


Underwater Wakulla- November 13, 2014
Thewakullanews
You may have heard that Sonny Cockrell passed away last month at the age of 73. He was a resident of Tallahassee in his retirement, but hardly inactive in his passion for underwater archaeology. Professional organizations have eulogized him on many ...

Model boat show set for OCC - The Star Democrat

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 15:08

Model boat show set for OCC
The Star Democrat
... the history and unique contributions of these local landmarks to boat building and to the town of Oxford. Oxford's own bookstore, Mystery Loves Company, will be on hand with a selection of books about the Chesapeake Bay, watermen and maritime history.

Seattle writer chronicles top picks for Northwest seafood - The Seattle Times (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 13:17

Seattle writer chronicles top picks for Northwest seafood
The Seattle Times (blog)
There's Lewis and Clark history galore, birding on Willapa Bay, beachcombing, razor clamming, quirky general stores to poke through, an entire village frozen in time (Oysterville). Then there's the ... If you're already heading to Cannon Beach on the ...

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