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Mysteries of the Lusitania disaster resurface - PBS NewsHour

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 20:45

Mysteries of the Lusitania disaster resurface
PBS NewsHour
JEFFREY BROWN: It was one of the worst maritime disasters in history, the sinking of the British passenger ship Lusitania by a German submarine on May 7, 1915. Nearly 1,200 people, including 123 Americans, were killed. It's a story of legendary ...

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Voyage narrated by maritime historian - The News-Press

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 20:32

The News-Press

Voyage narrated by maritime historian
The News-Press
"Roosevelt is one of the most intellectually acclaimed presidents in our history, as well as certainly the most adventurous, and on the cruise I will be sharing his personal life, his professional accomplishments, his little known achievements, his ...

PERSPECTIVE: Virtual Diving: Step into the dive boots of a maritime archaeologist - Science Network Western Australia


PERSPECTIVE: Virtual Diving: Step into the dive boots of a maritime archaeologist
Science Network Western Australia
This week University of Western Australia's Madeline McAllister offers a view into the method behind documenting underwater shipwrecks like the doomed Batavia and constructing digital models for public and archaeological benefit.

PERSPECTIVE: Virtual Diving: Step into the dive boots of a maritime archaeologist - Science Network Western Australia


PERSPECTIVE: Virtual Diving: Step into the dive boots of a maritime archaeologist
Science Network Western Australia
This week University of Western Australia's Madeline McAllister offers a view into the method behind documenting underwater shipwrecks like the doomed Batavia and constructing digital models for public and archaeological benefit.

Naval Heritage Day will let you learn about Plymouth's proud naval history - Plymouth Herald

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 18:13

Naval Heritage Day will let you learn about Plymouth's proud naval history
Plymouth Herald
Then this year's first Devonport Naval Base Heritage open day on March 22 will be an ideal opportunity to find out. From 10am to 4pm members of the public can catch a glimpse of our rich maritime history. The theme will celebrate the valued efforts of ...

Bulle Rock Civic League, Havre de Grace museums host second Heritage and ... - Baltimore Sun

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 18:06

Baltimore Sun

Bulle Rock Civic League, Havre de Grace museums host second Heritage and ...
Baltimore Sun
Enjoy exhibits that feature the American folk art of decoy carving, the story of the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal and the history of the oldest continuously operational lighthouse in Maryland. Also, learn more about the region's rich maritime ...

Seagoing art from the Cantor in 'Imagining the Oceans' - SFGate

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 17:26

SFGate

Seagoing art from the Cantor in 'Imagining the Oceans'
SFGate
Her literary history, “The Novel and the Sea,” rescues the ocean from the realm of literary cliche by connecting books by Dafoe, Herman Melville, Victor Hugo and Joseph Conrad to nitty-gritty accounts of maritime technology and high seas reality.

Teachers Can Register Now for WETSHOP 2015 - MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 16:44

MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

Teachers Can Register Now for WETSHOP 2015
MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)
Press Release -- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) announced today that registration is open for WETSHOP 2015, a coastal awareness workshop for science, history and social studies teachers. The workshop is scheduled for June 14 ...

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Manitowoc County Arts & Entertainment Update - Herald Times Reporter

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 15:51

Herald Times Reporter

Manitowoc County Arts & Entertainment Update
Herald Times Reporter
During the program, Peter Hirthe, president of the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society, will provide a look back at the era when these unique vessels steamed along the waters of the Great Lakes. Both programs are free with museum membership or museum ...

Children of the ocean - Taipei Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:05

Children of the ocean
Taipei Times
Given the country's location, a maritime culture should be part of Taiwan's history and destiny. Recent theories indicate that Austronesian culture originated from Taiwan 5,000 years ago and spread overseas reaching as far as Madagascar, New Zealand ...

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 ...

Celebrating <b>Maritime History</b> in Sag Harbor | The Sag Harbor Express

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 11:50
The Joseph Labrozzi, Jr. men's whaleboat team capsizes while racing to the finish line against the John K. Ott team during HarborFest 2013. Photo by Michael Heller. By Stephen J. Kotz and Mara Certic. With the passage of ...

14 Days events, edition of Sept. 4 | Events - Shore News Today

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 00:00
Junior keepers enjoy a nighttime climb for spectacular views of Atlantic City, construct their own lighthouse with craft materials, learn how to use a compass, and learn maritime history through multimedia instruction on select ...

members of congress fight for recognition of wa <b>maritime history</b>

Maritime History Blog Posts via Google - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:08
The 13 mile stretch of coast would not be subject to the same regulations as a wilderness or wetland, but would hopefully attract those curious about maritime history. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, and Rep. Denny Heck ...
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