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New method of conserving wood gets tested on historic ship artifacts - Gizmag


Gizmag

New method of conserving wood gets tested on historic ship artifacts
Gizmag
In 1545 Henry VIII's flagship the Mary Rose sank suddenly under mysterious circumstances. In 1982, the rediscovered ship was raised to the surface in a remarkable feat of underwater archaeology that sparked decades of heroic preservation work. Now a ...

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The Age of Sail: The Transatlantic Packet Ship Era - Santa Barbara Independent

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

The Age of Sail: The Transatlantic Packet Ship Era
Santa Barbara Independent
... presentation depicting the history of packet ships — specifically the New York vessels — their routes, passengers, and the sailors of the era, using more than 100 maritime images. The presentation, titled The Age of Sail, takes place Thursday ...

Vallejo salutes vets in emotional ceremony - Vallejo Times Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 20:46

Vallejo salutes vets in emotional ceremony
Vallejo Times Herald
The ceremony kicked off with the presentation of colors by the Travis Air Force Base and California Maritime Academy color guards. American ... "Vallejo has such a great history in supplying the war effort, particularly in World War II," Kamphausen ...

Miklitsch excels for Rhode Island crew - York Daily Record/Sunday News


York Daily Record/Sunday News

Miklitsch excels for Rhode Island crew
York Daily Record/Sunday News
She's a psychology, criminology and political science triple major with a minor in underwater archaeology. That's a heavy workload, but not for Miklitsch. "I finished up my required courses at Central my junior year and, thanks for the school's ...

Offshore wind technology energizes South Carolina researchers - Charlotte Observer


Offshore wind technology energizes South Carolina researchers
Charlotte Observer
“Our role is to try and make sure that those sights and shipwrecks are not impacted by” offshore energy development, said Spirek, who is the state underwater archaeologist. He said the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gives states more leeway on ...

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Offshore wind technology energizes South Carolina researchers - Fort Worth Star Telegram


Offshore wind technology energizes South Carolina researchers
Fort Worth Star Telegram
“Our role is to try and make sure that those sights and shipwrecks are not impacted by” offshore energy development, said Spirek, who is the state underwater archaeologist. He said the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gives states more leeway on ...

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Offshore wind technology energizes South Carolina researchers - The State


The State

Offshore wind technology energizes South Carolina researchers
The State
“Our role is to try and make sure that those sights and shipwrecks are not impacted by” offshore energy development, said Spirek, who is the state underwater archaeologist. He said the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gives states more leeway on ...

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Mashpee Men's Club to Tour Massachusetts Maritime Academy - CapeNews.net

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:15

Mashpee Men's Club to Tour Massachusetts Maritime Academy
CapeNews.net
On Wednesday, November 19, the Mashpee Men's Club will tour the Massachusetts Maritime Academy campus. Members will visit the .... to let us know of abusive posts. 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

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Obama's bid for new China ties can't quell tension - Daily American Online

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:14

Daily American Online

Obama's bid for new China ties can't quell tension
Daily American Online
Xi has consolidated power since taking office, deepened China's provocative maritime disputes with its neighbors and stands accused of continuing cyberattacks against the United States. U.S. officials have new concerns over the potential for a ...
Japan asks China to move forward on maritime hotlineThe Japan Times
Frosty Meeting Between Xi and Abe Aims To Break IceChina Digital Times
The Leaders of Japan and China Just Shared One of History's Most Awkward ...Slate Magazine (blog)
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Maritime Aquarium elects new president - CT Post

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 15:44

Maritime Aquarium elects new president
CT Post
Davis, who will be the seventh president in the 26-year history of the Maritime Aquarium, earned a doctorate of philosophy in secondary science education and a master's degree in secondary science education from Georgia State University. He earned a ...

Maritime Aquarium elects new president - Danbury News Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 15:39

Maritime Aquarium elects new president
Danbury News Times
Davis, who will be the seventh president in the 26-year history of the Maritime Aquarium, earned a doctorate of philosophy in secondary science education and a master's of education degree in secondary science education from Georgia State University.

Middletown: Grover House, circa 1730, to get a facelift - Asbury Park Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 14:00

Asbury Park Press

Middletown: Grover House, circa 1730, to get a facelift
Asbury Park Press
... formed in 1999, explores and celebrates Monmouth County's maritime history. It plans to raise additional funds to refurbish and remodel the Grover House's interior space for use as offices, meeting rooms and as a place to hold educational programming.

The Secrets Of The Coxswain - KGOU

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 13:10

KGOU

The Secrets Of The Coxswain
KGOU
So was photographer Lord Snowdon, former husband to Princess Margaret, according to Rowing History. Each was ... Just as he had enjoyed controlling models and make-believe board game universes as a child, he reveled in his maritime reign." And — in ...

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Harbor Towers Residents Overwhelmingly Oppose Chiofaro Plan - NorthEndWaterfront.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:28

Harbor Towers Residents Overwhelmingly Oppose Chiofaro Plan
NorthEndWaterfront.com
... at water's edge, marina, pool, 24/7 security, and is along the 47-mile HarborWalk that frames Boston Harbor. The spare, elegant towers are comprised of Tower I, at 85 India Row, and Tower II, at 65 East India Row, a location rich in Boston's ...

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Mycenean Artifacts Discovered in Ancient Alikarnasos - Greek Reporter


Greek Reporter

Mycenean Artifacts Discovered in Ancient Alikarnasos
Greek Reporter
The Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum Director Emel Özkan said that they had discovered 49 artifacts from the Mycenean era. The museum which has been operating since 2012, has now increased its number of artifacts with the new findings.

The First Navy SEALs - WBUR

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 09:54

WBUR

The First Navy SEALs
WBUR
The origins of today's Navy SEALs date back to the early days of World War II, when the Office of Strategic Services started what came to be known as the Maritime Unit, and the first experiment on underwater swimming with scuba-type gear was conducted ...

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk names new president - Thehour.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 09:52

Thehour.com

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk names new president
Thehour.com
We want for that Aquarium experience, when people walk through the door, to be the most amazing experience they can possibly have.” Davis will be the seventh president in the 26-year history of The Maritime Aquarium. Herring has served as president the ...
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk Elects New PresidentHamletHub

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Bronze Bell from Long-Lost Arctic Shipwreck Revealed - Discovery News


Discovery News

Bronze Bell from Long-Lost Arctic Shipwreck Revealed
Discovery News
Underwater archaeologists dove to the shipwreck seven times over two days during the so-called 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition. They took photos and measurements of the wreck, and during the last dive, they recovered the bell. After reviewing the data ...

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What lies beneath - Wreck of the Sunbeam by Caroline Ritson - Irish Independent


Irish Independent

What lies beneath - Wreck of the Sunbeam by Caroline Ritson
Irish Independent
The underwater archaeology unit of the Dept of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht have ensured that the Sunbeam schooner has been preserved. Apparently it is to be buried again but the now-you-saw-it, now-you-don't wreck is there for all to see in ...

New WWII book details story of 'First SEALS' - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 06:09

Chattanooga Times Free Press

New WWII book details story of 'First SEALS'
Chattanooga Times Free Press
In this undated 1944 photo, two combat swimmers with the Maritime Unit of the Office of Strategic Services conduct a training exercise in Helford, England for a mission to destroy German U-boat submarine pens located in France during World War II ...
"First SEALS": WWII veterans recount daring seaborne missionsKLFY

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