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Eastbourne pier fire

Fire crews have saved two thirds of Eastbourne Pier after fire destroyed part of the structure, leaving a metal skeleton.

The blaze broke out on Wednesday afternoon behind some wood paneling in the arcade building. 744 more words

Greenwich Maritime Institute

'Walks Very Much Upright': Black Men in Confined Maritime Spaces

                                                        The Charles W. Morgan forecastle On Thursday October 4, 1764 a South Carolinian slave named Saundy ran away.  His flight by itself was hardly remarkable; in the eighteenth century hundreds of enslaved individuals in British North America, the West Indies, Central and South America fled their masters. 1,542 more words

Black Mariners

New Asia-Pacific Conference Papers Posted

Today the Museum of Underwater Archaeology releases the third of four sets of papers from the proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage. 98 more words


Mea Maxima Culpa

Like most people, I don’t particularly enjoy being proved wrong. But in the particular instance I’m blogging about this week, I’m absolutely delighted to admit that I’ve been well and truly in the wrong – and hope that I’ll be proved even more wrong in the future! 643 more words

Costa Concordia wreck completes final voyage to Genoa scrap yard.

The wreck of the Costa Concordia has completed its final voyage to the port where it will be broken up for scrap metal, two-and-a-half years after the cruise liner ran aground and sank, killing 32 people. 27 more words


Lake Union and the Center for Wooden Boats

My hotel was near Lake Union and the path near the lake was perfect for early morning walks. I also explored the Center for Wooden Boats which is located on the lake. 184 more words

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