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Icebreakers

By on Sep 3, 2015 in Commentary, Ships, Vessels | 0 comments

The fact that the U.S. now has politicians clamoring for more icebreakers is another case of too little, too late. A distraction more than anything else. We’ve been neglecting this need for decades and are now are throwing out empty words. These days its better to believe it when you see it, not when yo hear it.

Fall Cruise Ship Season in Santa Barbara

By on Sep 2, 2015 in News, Ships, Vessels | 0 comments

Source: Fall Cruise Ship Season in Santa Barbara

Japanese fisherman finds boat

By on Sep 1, 2015 in News, Vessels | 0 comments

The Globe and Mail offers the most authoritative news in Canada, featuring national and international news Source: Japanese fisherman reunites with boat swept away in 2011 tsunami – The Globe and Mail

Tropical Island Prison

By on Aug 31, 2015 in Travel | 0 comments

A sort of mini Alcatraz off the coast of Florida once held one of America’s most famous prisoners. Source: The Tropical Island Prison Older Than Alcatraz: Photos Something to see

The Rudder

By on Aug 30, 2015 in Nautical, Ships, Vessels | 0 comments

For those of you curious about where and when the idea for what we know as the rudder came from, try China around the 1st century AD.