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The Galleon San Salvador

The Maritime Museum of San Diego‘s ambitious project to build a full-sized, fully functional and historically accurate replica of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s flagship San Salvador… 96 more words

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Twin Lights and shipwrecks off the Jersey Shore

A recent trip up to the Twin Lights in New Jersey’s Atlantic Highlands opened my eyes to a side of the Jersey Shore I never really thought about. 661 more words

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Rebuilding the frigate Hermione

The rebuilding of the frigate that the Marquis de La Fayette took to America in 1780 to join the American Revolution is an ambitious project undertaken in Rochefort, France.   73 more words

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Frigate Constitution launched 217 years ago this week

The frigate U.S.S. Constitution was launched this week in 1797 at Edmund Hartt’s Shipyard, Boston Mass.  The ship is the oldest commissioned ship in the world still capable of sailing under her own power.   16 more words

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Medieval Newport Diorama almost ready

A model of Newport in the 15th Century is almost complete.  The model is being constructed by model maker Rubin Eynon and takes as inspiration the painting produced by local artist Ann Leaver.   58 more words

Maritime History

The twenty-second New Researchers in Maritime History Conference will be hosted by the University
of Greenwich in the historic Old Royal Naval College. The conference provides a unique opportunity… 138 more words

Greenwich Maritime Institute

The Konkan Coast circa 1681-1724 The Life and Times of Kanhoji Angre: A Study

*The following is a paper I had written for the Maritime History Society Seminar held at Kerala recently.*

Introduction

History is the point where the power of reconstruction meets the accuracy of documentation. 7,653 more words