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The Beer family of Beach Haven Part 1 - Asbury Park Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:46

Asbury Park Press

The Beer family of Beach Haven Part 1
Asbury Park Press
Relatives and occupations linked early Beach Haven families as did proximity and isolation on a barrier island accessible only by boat. Paramount to these family members was church and school with community not far behind. Jobs in the new town ...

Renowned National Geographic photographer Polar Day keynote - Penn State News


Penn State News

Renowned National Geographic photographer Polar Day keynote
Penn State News
Capelotti will sign his books “Shipwreck at Cape Flora: The Expeditions of Benjamin Leigh Smith, England's Forgotten Arctic Explorer” and “Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942 (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology).”.

19th annual Victorian Heritage Festival sets sail March 20-22 - Port Townsend Leader

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 07:52

Peninsula Daily

19th annual Victorian Heritage Festival sets sail March 20-22
Port Townsend Leader
On Saturday, in the Cotton Building downtown, presentations are given on maritime history with explanations of rigging, sails, celestial navigation and lighthouse history. In addition, there are presentations on old favorites such as the manly arts of ...
Port Townsend festival starting Friday is Victorian in history, but it offers ...Peninsula Daily

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2500 year old Hellenic tombs in Bodrum, Turkey paved over with road - BGN NEWS


BGN NEWS

2500 year old Hellenic tombs in Bodrum, Turkey paved over with road
BGN NEWS
However, after of the reactions of the shopkeepers in the area from where the road was diverted, the Gümüşlük Municipality applied to the Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum and the General Directorate of Cultural and Natural Heritage to reopen the ...

MAGELLAN a new British explorer of the oceans - Maritime Matters

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 02:28

MAGELLAN a new British explorer of the oceans
Maritime Matters
The British-based Cruise & Maritime Voyages celebrated the arrival of its new 46,053gt, 1,250-capacity, flagship MAGELLAN at a glittering event held aboard the ship on March 12 at the London Cruise Terminal, Tilbury. She was named by the well-known TV ...

Maritime Museum gets a boost - Whyalla News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 20:14

Maritime Museum gets a boost
Whyalla News
Mr Poulton said the money would be used to help the museum complete a variety of data cataloging to keep local maritime history alive. He said the museum aimed to upload all of its historical information to a database for maritime historians to read ...

Ward details shipyard workforce plans at Petersburg chamber dinner - KFSK

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:50

KFSK

Ward details shipyard workforce plans at Petersburg chamber dinner
KFSK
He outlined the history of the shipyard and some recent efforts to plan for the workforce needed in Alaska's maritime industry. Ward wanted more recognition of the money that private companies already pay to train future workers and explained that ...

Renowned National Geographic photographer Polar Day keynote - Penn State News


Penn State News

Renowned National Geographic photographer Polar Day keynote
Penn State News
Capelotti will sign his books “Shipwreck at Cape Flora: The Expeditions of Benjamin Leigh Smith, England's Forgotten Arctic Explorer” and “Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942 (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology).”.

The archaeology of the present - Kathimerini


The archaeology of the present
Kathimerini
Georgia Karamitrou-Mendesidi, the central character in Kimon Tsakiris's latest gem “The Archaeologist,” which comes out in theaters on March 19, is doomed to learn this the hard way, as her efforts to rescue ancient artifacts before they end up at the ...

Learn about tall ships at SWOCC - Coos Bay World

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:33

Learn about tall ships at SWOCC
Coos Bay World
There is a “ghost ship” in Coos Bay's maritime history. The participants will experience an interactive and engaging learning experience including a field trip to historical shipyard locations. Participants may book tickets to sail together on an ...

The Campus Call: Cape Cod Collegiate Athletes in the News - CapeCod.com News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:10

CapeCod.com News

The Campus Call: Cape Cod Collegiate Athletes in the News
CapeCod.com News
Massachusetts Maritime junior midfielder Anthony Kurylak was named as the New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon for his efforts in helping lead the Buccaneers to the best ...
Sports shorts: Kurylak nets honor at Mass. MaritimeSeacoastonline.com

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WWII's Largest Battleship Revealed After 70 Years Underwater - History

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:04

History

WWII's Largest Battleship Revealed After 70 Years Underwater
History
The research team sponsored by Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, spent eight years searching for the Musashi, sifting through historical records in four countries, as well as undersea topographical data, before deploying a high-tech ...

10 Blissful French Islands: Where to Stay, Eat, and Play - Condé Nast Traveler

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:10

10 Blissful French Islands: Where to Stay, Eat, and Play
Condé Nast Traveler
France has dozens of islands off its Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts, ranging from the unspoiled splendor of Porquerolles to the cozy Norman charm of Île de Bréhat. The largest, Corsica, is arguably a mini-nation, with a bumptious population of 300 ...

Bristol divers uncover history behind wreck of WWI ship torpedoed by a U-Boat - Bristol Post


Bristol Post

Bristol divers uncover history behind wreck of WWI ship torpedoed by a U-Boat
Bristol Post
Members are now planning a commemorative dive on March 18, 2018, at exactly the time the vessel sank a century before, to commemorate her loss as part of the Nautical Archaeology Society's 'Lost Beneath the Waves 1914-1918' initiative. ... BSAC club ...

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Turkish museum director accused of having 'ISIL mentality' - Hurriyet Daily News


Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish museum director accused of having 'ISIL mentality'
Hurriyet Daily News
When the construction was finished two years ago, salvage excavations were carried out under the direction of the Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum under the consultation of the Myndos excavations head, Mustafa Şahin. Ceramic cups, jewelry and ...

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Family-friendly events this weekend - The News-Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 07:20

The News-Press

Family-friendly events this weekend
The News-Press
Southwest Florida Museum of History, 2031 Jackson St., Fort Myers. 321-7430. museumofhistory.org ... Guided Nature Walk — A naturalist guided walk along the boardwalk through a maritime forest and coastal strand. About an hour walk. 9 a.m. Free with ...

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Concrete Steps for the US in the South China Sea - War on the Rocks

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 04:48

War on the Rocks

Concrete Steps for the US in the South China Sea
War on the Rocks
In terms of hard power, Southeast Asia's littoral states' maritime—navy and coast guard—capabilities are extremely limited. In addition, they are reluctant to take actions that would put them in direct opposition to China. The reluctance may be due ...

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A city without a shore: Rem Koolhaas, Dalieh and the paving of Beirut's coast - The Guardian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Tue, 03/17/2015 - 03:00

A city without a shore: Rem Koolhaas, Dalieh and the paving of Beirut's coast
The Guardian
Koolhaas wrote back, expressing his appreciation for their efforts and saying his client “has shown an awareness of [Dalieh's] uses, its history and its beauty, and is clearly expecting us to respect and preserve these qualities in the development of ...

Sports shorts: Kurylak nets honor at Mass. Maritime - Seacoastonline.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 23:36

Sports shorts: Kurylak nets honor at Mass. Maritime
Seacoastonline.com
BEVERLY, Mass. — Endicott College sophomore guard and former Portsmouth High School standout Kamahl Walker became the third player in program history and the first since the 2010-11 season to be named to an All-Region team as Walker was placed ...

Menendez honors five women at annual awards ceremony - MyCentralJersey.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 18:29

MyCentralJersey.com

Menendez honors five women at annual awards ceremony
MyCentralJersey.com
That made O'Brien the first woman selected for that honor in the history of Maritime Patrol Aviation. As commanding officer of the Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa, she was responsible for all tactical logistics throughout Europe and Africa ...

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