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'I'm still here': York man discusses struggles of growing up learning disabled - Seacoastonline.com

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'I'm still here': York man discusses struggles of growing up learning disabled
Seacoastonline.com
Brilliant in understanding and assimilating archaeology and history, he was reading maritime history books at a time when his classmates were trying to put together complex sentences. But due to his disability, his brain simply can not grasp math or ...

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'I'm still here': York man discusses struggles of growing up learning disabled - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 06:49

'I'm still here': York man discusses struggles of growing up learning disabled
Seacoastonline.com
Brilliant in understanding and assimilating archaeology and history, he was reading maritime history books at a time when his classmates were trying to put together complex sentences. But due to his disability, his brain simply can not grasp math or ...

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City by the Sea - The Tico Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:34

The Tico Times

City by the Sea
The Tico Times
Indeed, the history is palpable. Limón is a weather-beaten place, and nearly every surface could use a fresh coat of paint, including the pedestrian walkway in the middle of town. But if you look past the bundled electrical lines and piles of litter ...

96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster - Juneau Empire (subscription)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 04:06

96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster
Juneau Empire (subscription)
The short ceremony, which has been held at the cemetery for at least 20 years, took place at the joint gravesite of Walter Harper and Frances Wells, newlyweds who were among the 343 victims of the disaster, the worst maritime accident in Alaska history.

Captain of CFCC marine tech program says bon voyage - StarNewsOnline.com


Captain of CFCC marine tech program says bon voyage
StarNewsOnline.com
CFCC students worked with the state's Underwater Archaeology Department based in Fort Fisher to recover artifacts from the ship. “They called us on at least five different occasions to go up and provide the lifting power with our winches and cranes to ...

Captain of CFCC marine tech program says bon voyage - StarNewsOnline.com


Captain of CFCC marine tech program says bon voyage
StarNewsOnline.com
CFCC students worked with the state's Underwater Archaeology Department based in Fort Fisher to recover artifacts from the ship. “They called us on at least five different occasions to go up and provide the lifting power with our winches and cranes to ...

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Shades of Stendahl - Wall Street Journal

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 19:05

Wall Street Journal

Shades of Stendahl
Wall Street Journal
Her long-lasting second marriage to Guy Chapman, a distinguished professor of French history, took her to the U.S. and to France for extended periods. She is certainly one of the least parochial of British writers, and some of her works are ... Yet she ...

Dubai Maritime Week 2014 kicks-off on Monday with high-profile participation - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 18:08

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Dubai Maritime Week 2014 kicks-off on Monday with high-profile participation
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
... Dubai Maritime Summit, the Seatrade Maritime Awards and the Seatrade Middle East Maritime Exhibition–along with a series of activities, programs and interactive workshops that have been designed to celebrate Dubai's rich maritime history and heritage.
Sultan bin Sulayem: Mohammed bin Rashid's vision shaped the development of ...Zawya (registration)

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A port calls out for deeper discovery - Times of India


A port calls out for deeper discovery
Times of India
AGASAIM-GOA VELHA: The Goa government had approved in the early 1990s a project for an underwater exploration in the ancient port of Gopakpattan, but the study that may have uncovered vital clues to the former capital's glorious past was shelved for ...

Maritime muscle on display - Perth Now

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 12:05

Perth Now

Maritime muscle on display
Perth Now
... spectators would experience “a sense of what it was like for the troops and naval personnel to leave Australia”. MORE ANZAC CENTENARY NEWS. BEST SPOTS TO WATCH SATURDAY'S SYMBOLIC DEPARTURE: - Marine Drive. - Ellen Cove Boardwalk.
Navy to honour historic Anzac voyage with Albany centenary sail-byWA today

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Something fishy at Blue Ocean Discovery Center - Foster's Daily Democrat

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 03:16

Something fishy at Blue Ocean Discovery Center
Foster's Daily Democrat
The family-friendly party featured a beach scavenger hunt, fun crafts including fish painting, cookie decorating and the opportunity to interact with marine life at the Society's two 100-gallon touch tanks. Admission was free, but donations to the ...

Maritime haunts focus of documentary on PBS - Fall River Herald News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 00:18

Maritime haunts focus of documentary on PBS
Fall River Herald News
“Most people who go there report strange experiences,” he said, adding, like many places in New England, the site's rich history adds to the eerie legends of hauntings there. A writer and researcher for the Travel Channel series “Ghost Adventures ...

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Cannon-raising makes 23rd from QAR site - Carolinacoastonline


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Cannon-raising makes 23rd from QAR site
Carolinacoastonline
FORT MACON — State underwater archaeologists raised the 23rd cannon Friday from the Queen Anne's Revenge shipwreck in Beaufort Inlet. The cannon, which had not seen daylight in nearly 300 years, is about 5-foot long. Historical records indicate the ...

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NC Zoo hosts annual Halloween event for children - WNCN

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 06:16

NC Zoo hosts annual Halloween event for children
WNCN
The author of a book about Blackbeard will talk about the black men on the pirate's ship when he gives the keynote address at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Maritime History Council. The author of a book about Blackbeard will talk about the ...

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Egypt's Sunken Treasure To Tour Europe - CairoScene


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Egypt's Sunken Treasure To Tour Europe
CairoScene
The excavation, led by Franck Goddio, President of the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology, in co-operation with the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, was conducted in the Aboukir Bay of Alexandria in 1992. In a deal made with Supreme ...

Odyssey Marine: Victory And Vindication (OMEX) - Seeking Alpha (registration)


Odyssey Marine: Victory And Vindication (OMEX)
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The first is research published by OMEX in its series "Odyssey Papers" by Neil Dobson of OMEX and Dr. Sean Kingsley of Wreck Watch International (Wreck Watch was a paid archaeological consultant to Odyssey Marine). The paper describes initial Victory ...

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Ludington wins bid to host History Prize - Fairfield Citizen

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:29

Ludington wins bid to host History Prize
Fairfield Citizen
The Mason County Cultural Trails offer a series of self-guided, themed driving routes with audio-visual narration. "Ludington is an authentic community where history is a part of its every fiber — from maritime to agricultural, to Great Lakes resort ...

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UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck - The Maritime Executive

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 10:48

The Maritime Executive

UConn Archaeologist Discovers 17th-century Shipwreck
The Maritime Executive
The find is a significant source of information for the maritime history of the period. “Although we have some written records of the battle itself, we possess no detailed plans of 17th-century warships,” Batchvarov says, “so our only sources of ...

UN group sinks Barry Clifford's Santa Maria treasure claim - Capecodonline


UN group sinks Barry Clifford's Santa Maria treasure claim
Capecodonline
Beeker has been doing underwater archaeological research in the region for more than 20 years. The discovery of a rare 15th-century Lombard cannon that would have been on board the Santa Maria helped convince Clifford he had the right shipwreck.

HMS Victory 1744 shipwreck: Artefacts to be recovered - BBC News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 07:03

BBC News

HMS Victory 1744 shipwreck: Artefacts to be recovered
BBC News
Mr Fallon said: "The government is satisfied that the project will be managed in accordance with best practice and will ensure that important artefacts from this unique part of our maritime history remain together for the future appreciation and ...
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HMS Victory (1744) Shipwreck Project Receives Approval From UK Ministry of ...CNNMoney

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