“All hands on deck!” the captain hollered, as another towering wave crashed over the bow.
The cabin of our barely sea-going vessel was already knee-deep with water. 665 more words
Turkey has suspended a Bolivian flagged ship suspected of carrying drugs in international waters of the port of Tobruk in Libya on 1 February 2016. At the end of the examination, 13 tons of narcotics were seized on board. 321 more words
FOR Admiral Wu Shengli, the commander of China’s navy since 2006, it must have been a sweet swansong to mark his imminent retirement. In November China announced that its first and only aircraft-carrier, the Liaoning, was combat ready. 752 more words
Recent weeks have been productive, resulting in three new and two revisited works.
Northeasterly Morning Strait of Georgia Mayne Island BC – 20 x 40 inch oil on canvas. 319 more words
Mary Read was born in London, England in the late seventeenth century to the wife of a sea captain. Some historical documents claim that Mary Read was disguised as a boy so that her father would believe that she was his son, whom had died while Mary’s father was at sea, asserting that Mary Read was supposedly the by-product of an illicit affair that her mother had engaged in with an unknown man. 899 more words