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WRIGHT THINKING: Can you help with maritime history? - Hartlepool Mail

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 01:03

Hartlepool Mail

WRIGHT THINKING: Can you help with maritime history?
Hartlepool Mail
And now a request for your help on maritime history, especially if you ever worked in shipbuilding or ship maintenance in Hartlepool or on the Tees. Talking to the ship's officers and engineering staff on board, some of them had a hunch that the ship ...

Calls for action in Europe after migrant disaster in Mediterranean - Washington Post

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 22:53

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Calls for action in Europe after migrant disaster in Mediterranean
Washington Post
An overloaded boat crowded with hundreds of desperate migrants capsized and sank off the Libyan coast on Sunday, and what authorities fear to be a major maritime disaster is provoking new, insistent calls on Europe to contain a humanitarian emergency ...
In 2015, a harrowing record is being set in the Mediterranean SeaEqual Times
Mediterranean migrants: Hundreds feared dead after boat capsizesBBC News
Hundreds feared dead in Mediterranean sinkingCitifmonline
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Up to 700 Feared Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Off Libya - Slate Magazine (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:34

Slate Magazine (blog)

Up to 700 Feared Dead in Migrant Shipwreck Off Libya
Slate Magazine (blog)
As many as 700 people are feared dead after a fishing boat capsized in waters off Libya Saturday night in what could be the deadliest tragedy involving migrants being smuggled to Europe. Italy's Coast Guard has rescued 49 survivors and about 20 bodies; ...
Mediterranean migrants: Hundreds feared dead after boat capsizesBBC News
Hundreds feared dead in Mediterranean sinkingCitifmonline
Uproar In Europe After Migrant Ship Disaster Off The Libyan Coastmalaysiandigest.com

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Algonac-Clay Historical Society to host talk on maritime mail delivery - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 10:37

New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Algonac-Clay Historical Society to host talk on maritime mail delivery
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
On April 29, the doors will open at 6 p.m.; and the program will start at 7 p.m. The event will take place in the Maritime Museum at 1117 St. Clair River Drive in Algonac. There is no charge to attend, but a donation to the historical society is always ...

China Builds Mother Ship for Deep-Submergence Vehicle - Sputnik International


China Builds Mother Ship for Deep-Submergence Vehicle
Sputnik International
... a mother ship to the manned submersible "Rainbow Fish" which is capable of diving to a depth of 11,000 meters, and will be used in general ocean expedition missions, deep-sea engineering, rescue and salvage, underwater archaeology and film shooting ...
China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersibleecns

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Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this week: 'Underwater Archaeology ... - MLive.com


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Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this week: 'Underwater Archaeology ...
MLive.com
The Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave., will conclude its series of lectures in conjunction with its "Armchair Archaeology: from Hobby to History" exhibition at 7 p.m. on April 21. The final lecture in the series will focus on "Underwater ...

Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this week: 'Underwater Archaeology ... - MLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 08:10

MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this week: 'Underwater Archaeology ...
MLive.com
The Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave., will conclude its series of lectures in conjunction with its "Armchair Archaeology: from Hobby to History" exhibition at 7 p.m. on April 21. The final lecture in the series will focus on "Underwater ...

MPA launches free maritime heritage exhibition at start of Singapore Maritime ... - AsiaOne

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 07:12

AsiaOne

MPA launches free maritime heritage exhibition at start of Singapore Maritime ...
AsiaOne
As part of the Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), the exhibition features five zones with artefacts, interactive presentations and multimedia displays of the country's maritime history. It is open to the public free of charge from 10am to 9pm daily till ...
Singapore Maritime Week kicks-off with a focus on the young and industry ...Seatrade Global

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Algonac-Clay Historical Society to host talk on maritime mail delivery - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 07:11

New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Algonac-Clay Historical Society to host talk on maritime mail delivery
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
On April 29, the doors will open at 6 p.m.; and the program will start at 7 p.m. The event will take place in the Maritime Museum at 1117 St. Clair River Drive in Algonac. There is no charge to attend, but a donation to the historical society is always ...

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Germanwings Crash Exposes History of Denial on Risk of Pilot Suicide - New York Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 06:23

New York Times

Germanwings Crash Exposes History of Denial on Risk of Pilot Suicide
New York Times
Dr. Richard Soderberg, chief medical officer at the civil aviation and maritime department of the Swedish Transport Agency, said that while depression would not permanently disqualify a pilot in Sweden, the pilot would be grounded during treatment.
Germanwings crash reveals industry's failure to address pilot suicideBoston Globe (subscription)

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Plunging to new depths: Going diving with Reading BSAC Scuba Diving Club - getreading


Plunging to new depths: Going diving with Reading BSAC Scuba Diving Club
getreading
Exploring the unknown is something which has fascinated people for centuries, whether it be in space, at an archaeological site or deep underwater. And this continued inquest into finding out new information is what keeps researchers going, even in the ...

Against Captain's Orders review – the historical thrill is extraordinary - The Guardian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 03:00

The Guardian

Against Captain's Orders review – the historical thrill is extraordinary
The Guardian
Against Captain's Orders, the first theatrical show to be staged at the National Maritime Museum, is a simple adventure, robustly delivered, but the scenes it creates are meticulous. Wearing lifejackets marked “midshipman”, “salvage” and “navigator” (I ...

NOAA, partners, survey historic WWII-era aircraft carrier - Fairfield Sun Times


Fairfield Sun Times

NOAA, partners, survey historic WWII-era aircraft carrier
Fairfield Sun Times
The Coda Octopus Echoscope 3D sonar, integrated on the Boeing Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Echo Ranger, imaged the shipwreck during the first maritime archaeological survey. The sonar image with oranges color tones (lower) shows an ...

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China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersible - Xinhua


China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersible
Xinhua
The "Zhang Jian" ship will serve the manned submersible "Rainbow Fish" which is capable of diving to a depth of 11,000 meters, and general ocean expedition missions, deep-sea engineering, rescue and salvage, underwater archaeology and film shooting, ...

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China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersible - ecns


China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersible
ecns
The "Zhang Jian" ship will serve the manned submersible "Rainbow Fish" which is capable of diving to a depth of 11,000 meters, and general ocean expedition missions, deep-sea engineering, rescue and salvage, underwater archaeology and film shooting, ...

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China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersible - Shanghai Daily (subscription)


China builds mother ship for 11000-meter manned submersible
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
The "Zhang Jian" ship will serve the manned submersible "Rainbow Fish" which is capable of diving to a depth of 11,000 meters, and general ocean expedition missions, deep-sea engineering, rescue and salvage, underwater archaeology and film shooting, ...

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Lighthouse association looking for volunteers to live, work at historic towers - MLive.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 10:09

MLive.com

Lighthouse association looking for volunteers to live, work at historic towers
MLive.com
You get to share the history and the enthusiasm that people have for maritime history and see the lighthouses like never before." Volunteers responsibilities include but are not limited to working in the lighthouses' respective gift shops, cleaning and ...

Discover 500 years of maritime history - Royal Gazette

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 07:05

Royal Gazette

Discover 500 years of maritime history
Royal Gazette
A book detailing more than 300 of Bermuda's shipwrecks and 500 years of maritime history hits the shelves today. Shipwrecked traces the Island's role as the shipwreck capital of the mid-Atlantic and is written by underwater archaeologist Gordon Watts.

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Comment: Take a visionary look at developing Rock Bay - Times Colonist

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 04:23

Comment: Take a visionary look at developing Rock Bay
Times Colonist
Suppose the new Maritime Museum was located on the Rock Bay lands, and imagine if it was designed to be one of the key attractions of an array of maritime-related attractions and facilities. These might embrace our maritime history and show how marine ...

USS Independence Amazingly Intact after Nuclear Tests - The Maritime Executive

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 00:08

The Maritime Executive

USS Independence Amazingly Intact after Nuclear Tests
The Maritime Executive
"After 64 years on the seafloor, Independence sits on the bottom as if ready to launch its planes," said James Delgado, chief scientist on the Independence mission and maritime heritage director for NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries ...
'Amazingly Intact' WWII Carrier Found in PacificDiscovery News
Scientists find radioactive WWII aircraft carrier off San Francisco coastThe Argus

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