Category Archives: Maritime History

More marine history brought to life-Thanks Paul Allen

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At Sea With Joseph Conrad

My friend Greg, who understands my link to the sea,although, I keep trying to get to sea, sent me this. It is interesting enough I thought I would repost it http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/09/opinion/sunday/at-sea-with-joseph-conrad.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

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USS Nautilus departs Pearl Harbor for North Pole (in 1958)

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.  

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Day of the Seafarer 2014

Last week my travelling took me to the East Coast and Norfolk, Virginia.  Like everywhere I go, I met many sailors, seafarers, and many who work our harbors in tugs and workboats.  As often happens, a conversation ensues about the … Continue reading

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