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HM DARTMOOR PRISON UNITED KINGDOM
25 MAY 2018: In our last post, we mentioned a recent trip to England. One of the venues I was particularly interested in was the historic Dartmoor Prison, built to house prisoners taken during the Napoleonic War (England vs France) and the War of 1812 (the ...
HM DARTMOOR PRISON UNITED KINGDOM
HM DARTMOOR PRISON UNITED KINGDOM
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SLAPTON SANDS, DEVON, ENGLAND
16 May 2018: Unless you have been there (as I was) or have been involved with WWII history - especially the D-Day invasion of Normandy - you probably have not heard of Slapton Sands. I had not. I learned of it while exploring the sites in France of the Norm...
SLAPTON SANDS, DEVON, ENGLAND
SLAPTON SANDS, DEVON, ENGLAND
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GREAT NEWS FOR CANADA AND INUIT
5 MAY 2018: Well, we are back in the office now, having returned from a short trip to England for a bit of R & R as well as some research on maritime matters. Maritime Maunder has posted numerous articles about the discovery, exploration, and controversy su...
GREAT NEWS FOR CANADA AND INUIT
GREAT NEWS FOR CANADA AND INUIT
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SCIENTISTS RACE TO FIND SHACKLETON'S SHIP
20 April 2018: as winter seems reluctant to release its grip on the eastern U.S. and parts of Europe, we thought a bit of real cold might be interesting. Regardless of where you are, the story is both interesting and timely. From the British paper, The Tele...
SCIENTISTS RACE TO FIND SHACKLETON'S SHIP
SCIENTISTS RACE TO FIND SHACKLETON'S SHIP
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FRIDAY THE 13TH
13 April 2018: Well, once again, it's the 13th of the month, and it happens to be on a Friday here in the USA. While superstitions abound regarding the date, many, if not all, derive from the maritime world. Following is a listing of 13 of the more common o...
FRIDAY THE 13TH
FRIDAY THE 13TH
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BLACK SAM BELLANY FOUND?
6 April 2018: A number of years ago (1984), on Cape Cod, MA, the bones of a ship appeared in the shallows off Welfleet. Upon examination and research, the wreck turned out to be the the ship Wydah, flag ship of the notorious pirate Black Sam Bellamy. Now it...
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18TH CENTURY SHIPWRECK ASHORE IN FLORIDA
30 March 2018: This past week, the bones of what could be an 18th century ship washed ashore on the east coast of Florida in the United States. Speculation runs rampant as to what or which ship it might turn out to be. Whether it is "the holy grail" or not ...
18TH CENTURY SHIPWRECK ASHORE IN FLORIDA
18TH CENTURY SHIPWRECK ASHORE IN FLORIDA
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SHIP EXTENSIONS
25 March 2018: An item featured in many news media this past week offered the story of the Silverseas liner being cut in half and extended with a 49' section to make it larger. Many of the stories referred to this process as "revolutionary" and "never done ...
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SHIP EXTENSIONS
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USS CYCLOPS STILL A MYSTERY
16 March 2018: We have posted several times about sunken ships being found - most dramatic perhaps was USS Indianapolis and more recently, USS Lexington, both discovered by philanthropist billionaire Paul Allen. Here's one that might challenge even him, as ...
USS CYCLOPS STILL A MYSTERY
USS CYCLOPS STILL A MYSTERY
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USS LEXINGTON FOUND 2 MILES BELOW THE SURFACE
6 March 2018: Paul Allen, the billionaire philanthropist who's research vessel and team located the wreckage of USS Indianapolis (sunk by Japanese sub following her delivery of the first A-Bomb to Tinian Is in 1945) has done it again. This piece, now widely...
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