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Nantucket Camel Ride In the United States, today is “Presidents’ Day,”  a national holiday on the third Monday of February, ..read more
Capture of H.M. Ships Cyane & Levant, by the U.S. Frigate Constitution David Debias, was a free black youth from the north side of ..read more
Is the quarantine of the cruise ship Diamond Princess in Japan an effective way to control the spread of the virus known as COVID-19 , or ..read more
On Valentine’s Day, here is a repost from a few years ago of a series of Valentine Islands, not all of which are tropical. Are they ..read more
Spirit of Discovery turned away at Gibraltar Are cruise ships giant incubators for spreading viruses and other microorganisms?  While ..read more
In its recent budget proposal, the Navy announced its intention to retire the first four Littoral Combat Ships (LCS)  — the USS Freedom ..read more
The legend of the Flying Dutchman tells of a ship that can never make port and is doomed to sail the oceans forever. The roughly 2,200 ..read more
Overnight the number of passengers and crew onboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess who have tested positive for the coronavirus has ..read more
We recently posted about two cruises ships, the Diamond Princess and the World Dream, which were both under quarantine to attempt to limit ..read more
A repost in honor of Black History Month.  William Tillman was the first black hero of the American Civil War. He was not a soldier but ..read more

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