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Digital Mapping of Shipwrecks

The City of Rio de Janeiro has been located near the Golden Gate into San Francisco Bay. NOAA researchers recently utilized sonor mapping techniques to survey the ocean floor around the entry to the San Francisco Bay, finding the site of this famous shipwreck. 124 more words

History In The Media

My First YouTube Video: Trailer For Gloucester History Ebooks

I have been playing around with Windows Movie Maker lately and I recently created and uploaded my first YouTube video. It is a trailer for my Kindle Ebooks on Gloucester history. 27 more words


Mary Celeste Discovered in 1872

On this day in history the granddaddy of all conspiracy theories was born. The crew of the Dei Gratia found the Mary (NOT Marie) Celeste abandoned. 257 more words

19th Century History

Calling all New Researchers in 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… 142 more words

In The News

London: Ships, Clocks, & Stars + Longitude Punk'd


And so my treks around London continue (for once, I think I might actually see every special exhibit currently here that I wanted to see, plus some I didn’t!).  1,471 more words


Salcombe to Torquay

(Continued . . .)

This series of five posts outlines a September passage from Plymouth to Teignmouth and back.

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We leave Salcombe early. 673 more words

The Sea