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Iran’s Mysterious Fake Aircraft Carrier Barge

Iran appears to be be building a non-functioning mock-up of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.  The mock-up appears to be more of a barge, is not nuclear powered, doesn’t really look all that much like the Nimitz and is only about 2/3 the … Continue reading

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Vermont Sail Freight Project – Food For Sail

Earlier this week we posted about the Vermont Sail Project barge Ceres calling in New York harbor. Here is a wonderful short video from documentary filmmaker Thomas Halaczinsky capturing a portion of the first voyage of the Ceres down the … Continue reading

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Update: Space Shuttle Enterprise Moved to a Bigger Barge

After damaging a wingtip that extended beyond the side of the barge when the Space Shuttle Enterprise was moved from Kennedy Airport on Sunday, today the shuttle was moved to a larger barge for its last and shorter leg of … Continue reading

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Mate on the Phone With his Mother During Collision with Duck Boat

Last July, there was a collision involving the tug Caribbean Sea pushing a barge and a disabled “Duck boat” DUKW 34 at anchor in the Delaware River off Philadelphia. Two of the 35 passengers on the duck boat drowned in … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Duck Boat Overturns in Collision with Barge in Delaware River

A tourist amphibious duck boat overturned after colliding with a barge in the Delaware River this after noon.   Of the 37 aboard the duck boat, two are still reported missing. Philadelphia Duck Boat Overturns; Dozens Rescued

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