A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday. Eric Schmitt, a professional salvager, was scavenging with his parents when … Continue reading
Fifty-six years ago today the USS Nautilus (SSN-571) set sail from Hawaii on her way to complete the first submerged transit of the North Pole.
A couple of years ago, my daughter Julie, and I took a road trip through New England following her commissioning into the US Coast Guard. One of our stops was the historic Mystic Seaport. On display was the Charles W. … Continue reading