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Division III Notebook: The Crusade Is On - Lacrosse Magazine

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:59

Lacrosse Magazine

Division III Notebook: The Crusade Is On
Lacrosse Magazine
The highlight came last Wednesday when the Crusaders traveled to Franklin & Marshall – a ranked team at the time – and beat the Diplomats in overtime, 8-7. It was the first time in the history of the Susquehanna program that it defeated a ranked opponent.

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Sizing up the bomber competition: Who's the frontrunner for the $55B Pentagon ... - Washington Business Journal (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:24

Washington Business Journal (blog)

Sizing up the bomber competition: Who's the frontrunner for the $55B Pentagon ...
Washington Business Journal (blog)
Rebecca Grant, president of D.C.-based IRIS Independent Research, didn't pick a favorite, but credited Boeing with the best record of delivering both military and commercial systems and Lockheed with "simply the best design team in aerospace history ...

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Danielson temple to host first-hand account of history on Holocaust ... - Hartford Courant

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 13:45

Hartford Courant

Danielson temple to host first-hand account of history on Holocaust ...
Hartford Courant
When Martin Silver appears at the Temple Beth Israel in Danielson to talk about his adventures as a young man, he'll be sharing a first-hand account of a trying time in world history. He'll talk about his involvement in the Aliyah Bet, a clandestine ...

Biggest art heist in US history still unsolved after 25 years - Fox News Latino

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 13:01

Biggest art heist in US history still unsolved after 25 years
Fox News Latino
Among the art treasures stolen were "Storm on the Sea of Galilee" (1663), the only maritime landscape known to have been painted by Rembrandt, and "The Concert" (1658-1660), one of 34 surviving paintings by Vermeer. More than two decades later, the ...

Archaeoscan launches $10000 Kickstarter - Hypergrid Business


Hypergrid Business

Archaeoscan launches $10000 Kickstarter
Hypergrid Business
Picture yourself walking around, jumping or swimming underwater in order to reach secret rooms,” said founder Sergio Giucastro. “Every single detail, every single stone is 100 percent authentic. And everything looks so ... Archaeoscan is about building ...

McLean Nets Overtime Gamewinner for Mass. Maritime Laxmen - CapeCod.com News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:48

CapeCod.com News

McLean Nets Overtime Gamewinner for Mass. Maritime Laxmen
CapeCod.com News
THROGGS NECK, NY — Off to the program's best start in school history, the Massachusetts Maritime Academy men's lacrosse team downed SUNY-Maritime Sunday, 10-9 in double overtime to capture the 2nd Annual Maritime Cup Lacrosse Championship.

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10 Objectives for the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act - Heritage.org

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:40

10 Objectives for the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act
Heritage.org
... defense or national security. Among many other non-defense-related policies, Title 30 created a “commission to study the potential creation of a National Women's History Museum,” four new national parks, and seven national-park studies. .... Russia ...

Battle Over How to Count Navy Ships is Confusing, But Not New - USNI News

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:34

USNI News

Battle Over How to Count Navy Ships is Confusing, But Not New
USNI News
For most of the Navy's history, the number to focus on was the number of active ships in the fleet – those that had been commissioned into the Navy and were manned by active duty crews. Naval Reserve Force ships were not included. The Carter ...

Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution From the Government of Canada - Stockhouse


Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution From the Government of Canada
Stockhouse
In addition to being used for military applications such as naval mine countermeasures, INSAS is a multi-market technology with great potential for offshore oil and gas surveying, hydrographic surveys, underwater archaeology, benthic habitat mapping ...

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Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution From the Government of Canada - SYS-CON Media (press release)


SYS-CON Media (press release)

Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution From the Government of Canada
SYS-CON Media (press release)
In addition to being used for military applications such as naval mine countermeasures, INSAS is a multi-market technology with great potential for offshore oil and gas surveying, hydrographic surveys, underwater archaeology, benthic habitat mapping ...

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Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution From the Government of Canada - MarketWatch


Kraken Sonar Receives Financial Contribution From the Government of Canada
MarketWatch
In addition to being used for military applications such as naval mine countermeasures, INSAS is a multi-market technology with great potential for offshore oil and gas surveying, hydrographic surveys, underwater archaeology, benthic habitat mapping ...

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Hires and job promotions for the week of March 16, 2015 - MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 07:02

MiamiHerald.com (blog)

Hires and job promotions for the week of March 16, 2015
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Anthony Thigpen has been named senior career counselor and military transition specialist at the Fort Lauderdale-based campus of Maritime Professional Training. Thigpen, who has extensive military and ... HistoryMiami, a Smithsonian Affiliate and ...

Is Narendra Modi the lifeguard who can rescue India's ports and shipyards? - Quartz

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 04:58

Quartz

Is Narendra Modi the lifeguard who can rescue India's ports and shipyards?
Quartz
And many are banking on Modi's stellar history of transforming the maritime sector in Gujarat, as the western Indian. Last fiscal, cargo traffic at non-major ports in Gujarat grew by 8%—and accounts for more than 70% of the total cargo handled by non ...

What Can Mussolini's Navy Teach Us About Chinese Naval Power? - The Diplomat

Maritime History articles at Google News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 03:20

The Diplomat

What Can Mussolini's Navy Teach Us About Chinese Naval Power?
The Diplomat
The history of the inter-war Italian navy, the Regia Marina, which faced a strategic outlook similar to the PLAN and was also confronted by technologically superior naval opponents, provides a great lesson in why overestimating your enemy's ...

Ship popular with visitors - Otago Daily Times

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 18:37

Otago Daily Times

Ship popular with visitors
Otago Daily Times
The courses focus on oceanographic research, leadership and maritime history and culture, and the vessel has operated in Alaska, Mexico and Polynesia since 2001. Dr Mary Malloy, director of Sea's Global Ocean Programme, said the strong public ...

South Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade Filled With Spirit - Boston.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 17:58

South Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade Filled With Spirit
Boston.com
The St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston is one of the holiday's biggest parades in the world, drawing up to 1 million spectators each year. This year, Boston's 100-plus inches of snow may have shortened the route due to pesky snowbanks, but it ...

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Lusitania's 100th anniversary produces Erik Larson bestseller - The Australian Financial Review

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 14:39

The Australian Financial Review

Lusitania's 100th anniversary produces Erik Larson bestseller
The Australian Financial Review
The distressed witness was Walther Schwieger, a German submarine captain who just minutes before had fired a torpedo into the ship, the Lusitania, killing 1198 of its 1,959 passengers, in one of the most devastating maritime disasters in history. Some ...
'Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania' by Erik LarsonBoston Globe (subscription)
SAVE THE DATE: Autho: uesday April 21, 2015 7:00HamletHub

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In opening days of WWI, Mainers dreaded threat of German zeppelins, subs - Bangor Daily News (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 13:09

In opening days of WWI, Mainers dreaded threat of German zeppelins, subs
Bangor Daily News (blog)
“The German government agreed to pay for the ship and cargo, although the amount was still being negotiated when the United States entered the war in 1917,” according to historian Roger F. Duncan in his book “Coastal Maine: A Maritime History.” Because ...

In opening days of WWI, Mainers dreaded threat of German zeppelins, subs - Bangor Daily News (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 13:09

In opening days of WWI, Mainers dreaded threat of German zeppelins, subs
Bangor Daily News (blog)
“The German government agreed to pay for the ship and cargo, although the amount was still being negotiated when the United States entered the war in 1917,” according to historian Roger F. Duncan in his book “Coastal Maine: A Maritime History.” Because ...

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Global warming rates are about to hit the gas, researchers find -- science ... - OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com

Global warming rates are about to hit the gas, researchers find -- science ...
OregonLive.com
You could more or less file this one under "underwater archaeology": Paul Allen -- who recently found what appears to be a World War II Japanese battleship called Musashi with a team, his yacht, a few sea records and some deep-ocean surveillance gizmos ...

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