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Piece of NZ whaling history becomes a protected site - TVNZ

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 04:33

Piece of NZ whaling history becomes a protected site
TVNZ
A protected maritime archeological site that was once a booming whaling station has been opened on Stewart Island this weekend. The Kaipipi ship yard was a repair base for Norweigan whale chasers for almost a century, attracting whalers just returned ...

AMERICAN EMPRESS Christened - Maritime Matters

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 01:55

Maritime Matters

AMERICAN EMPRESS Christened
Maritime Matters
The first speaker was AQSC Chairman and CEO John Waggoner, who told the story of the ship's acquisition from the U.S Maritime Adminisitration and thanked the people who helped make the purchase and transformation of the ship possible. P1030199 ...
American Empress - Rugged scenery takes center stageTravel Weekly

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Specialty cruises on 10 Maine windjammers - Boston Globe

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 00:22

Specialty cruises on 10 Maine windjammers
Boston Globe
Not only are they gifted boat builders and gracious hosts, but they have a voluminous knowledge of the people, islands, and schooners that contributed to Maine's maritime history. On their six-night Maritime History cruises in June and August, the duo ...

New findings may refocus search for Malaysia Airlines jet - wtvr.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 23:24

Telegraph.co.uk

New findings may refocus search for Malaysia Airlines jet
wtvr.com
Neither the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) nor the Australian Transport Safety Bureau can verify any connection to the missing aircraft, the statement said. The RCC in Australia has spoken to the RCC in China ...
China Ship Hears 'Signal:' Unclear If Related To Missing Malaysian JetCBS Local
Chinese ship in MH370 search detects 'pulse signal'The West Australian

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'Show and Tell' brought art and storytelling to Madisonville's maritime museum - The Times-Picayune

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 21:13

'Show and Tell' brought art and storytelling to Madisonville's maritime museum
The Times-Picayune
On Saturday (April 5), fans of fishing, storytelling, art, and nautical history dropped by for “Show and Tell,” a multifaceted arts event held at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville. According to its mission statement, the ...

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Ocracoke Island tends to tourists, bows to history - Boston Globe

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 20:48

Boston Globe

Ocracoke Island tends to tourists, bows to history
Boston Globe
That evening, we watched the sunset from Springer's Point Preserve, a 122-acre swath of conserved land where a dirt path winds through maritime forest of gnarled live oaks and red bay trees to a sandy beach on the sound. The site was the reputed haunt ...

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New findings could refocus Malaysia Airlines jet search - kwgn.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 19:42

NDTV

New findings could refocus Malaysia Airlines jet search
kwgn.com
Neither the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) nor the Australian Transport Safety Bureau can verify any connection to the missing aircraft, the statement said. The RCC in Australia has spoken to its counterpart in ...
Ship detects 'ping' in search for MH370Auckland stuff.co.nz

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New findings may refocus search for Malaysia Airlines jet - FOX CT

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 13:52

The Guardian

New findings may refocus search for Malaysia Airlines jet
FOX CT
Neither the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) nor the Australian Transport Safety Bureau can verify any connection to the missing aircraft, the statement said. The RCC in Australia has spoken to the RCC in China ...
Australia PM hopeful, cautious on possible Malaysia jet breakthroughYahoo News

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Museums, galleries, classical music and theater - Press Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 11:46

Press Herald

Museums, galleries, classical music and theater
Press Herald
Those Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History, a selection of paintings, photography and artifacts highlighting the perverse yet privileged place of weather in the eyes of the mariner. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 ...

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Possible Malaysia Airlines clue reported - wtvr.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:55

The Guardian

Possible Malaysia Airlines clue reported
wtvr.com
But the pulse signal has not been confirmed, China's Maritime Search and Rescue Center reported, according to China Communications News, which is the Ministry of Transport's official newspaper. The signal reported — 37.5 kHz — “is the standard beacon ...
Report: Chinese ship hears pulse signal in south Indian Oceanfox13now.com
Chinese ship picks up signal in oceanKOKH FOX25

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Essex, Old Saybrook to 'Light Up the Night' in commemoration - TheDay.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:55

Essex, Old Saybrook to 'Light Up the Night' in commemoration
TheDay.com
But the raid, the largest maritime loss in U.S. history up to Pearl Harbor, "brought home the war" to the region, Lander said. "I think it made people aware that they were perhaps not as invulnerable as they thought," said Lander. Lander said he hopes ...

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Essex, Old Saybrook to 'Light Up the Night' in commemoration - TheDay.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:55

Essex, Old Saybrook to 'Light Up the Night' in commemoration
TheDay.com
But the raid, the largest maritime loss in U.S. history up to Pearl Harbor, "brought home the war" to the region, Lander said. "I think it made people aware that they were perhaps not as invulnerable as they thought," said Lander. Lander said he hopes ...

MH370: What do we know? What will we ever know? - Colorado Springs Gazette

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:52

NDTV

MH370: What do we know? What will we ever know?
Colorado Springs Gazette
But on Thursday he said the search has become "the most difficult in human history." The aircraft could indeed still be in the area planes and ships from several countries have been combing for nearly ... "We have not had any satellite data, I'd have ...
Possible Malaysia Airlines clue reportedKCRA Sacramento
Report: Chinese ship hears pulse signalWBAL Baltimore
Report: Chinese ship hears pulse signal in south Indian Oceanfox13now.com
New Straits Times -The Malaysian Insider
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Local lecture and a little wine starts spring season on Harsens Island - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:10

Local lecture and a little wine starts spring season on Harsens Island
New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
The writer, editor and publisher is also a member of the Association for Great Lakes Maritime History and president of the Marine Historical Society of Detroit, as well as editor of its publication "The Historian." He was voted as recipient of the ...

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'River Monsters' uncovers tale of deadly Amazon fish attack - New York Post

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 07:40

'River Monsters' uncovers tale of deadly Amazon fish attack
New York Post
The capsizing of the riverboat Sobral Santos II in 1981 was one of the worst maritime disasters in the Amazon's history, resulting in a tremendous loss of life and earning the nickname “The Amazon Apocalypse.” Since it occurred before DNA testing ...

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World briefs - Times of Malta

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 07:06

World briefs
Times of Malta
A limited number of 20,000 coins will be struck, costing £30 each and available from April 21, which are likely to appeal to collectors and those interested in maritime history. The Royal Mint said it was the first time coins have been created from the ...

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Teen of the Week: Lancaster Mennonite senior envisions career on the seas - Lancaster Newspapers

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 07:00

Teen of the Week: Lancaster Mennonite senior envisions career on the seas
Lancaster Newspapers
"I've been accepted to many schools, including the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and SUNY Maritime College, so I'm deciding between those two," Markovits says. "I want to learn about ships and how to best transport goods between countries." The teen ...

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Beryl Cook exhibition opens at Hull Maritime Museum - Hull Daily Mail

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:59

Hull Daily Mail

Beryl Cook exhibition opens at Hull Maritime Museum
Hull Daily Mail
Robin Diaper, the curator of Maritime and Social History, said: "She had no connection with Hull but it is all part of the growing UK City of Culture feeling – why shouldn't we have a Beryl Cook exhibition? "This is the first exhibition of her work ...

It's a yo, ho, ho and a big bottle of fun aboard HM Frigate Unicorn - STV Dundee

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:28

STV Dundee

It's a yo, ho, ho and a big bottle of fun aboard HM Frigate Unicorn
STV Dundee
It's set to be fun for all of the family and just one of the many events in a busy calendar for the maritime venue. History is an important part of the Unicorn and one of the major draws of its attraction in Dundee. Moored at the Victoria Dock, the ...

Britain's manufacturing workforce may soon be gone altogether, with little to ... - The Guardian

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 04/05/2014 - 05:19

The Guardian

Britain's manufacturing workforce may soon be gone altogether, with little to ...
The Guardian
Imagining the past is the business of the historian and the historical novelist, but sometimes the past springs more readily to life at the sight of something small and ephemeral with nothing – no other mind – standing between you and it. ... But many ...

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