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Corpus Christi’s Replica of Columbus’ Niña Sunk by Hurricane Harvey

The last of Corpus Christi’s Columbus replica ships has sunk. In 1992, the quincentenary of Columbus’ first voyage, replicas of his ships; the Niña, Pinta and the Santa Maria; arrived in Corpus Christi, Texas after sailing from Spain and touring the US … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey — Jon-Boat Navy to the Rescue

The boats and the circumstances are all different and yet each in its way is the same, from the “little ships” of Dunkirk, to the Manhattan Boat-Lift of 9/11, to the jon-boat navy of the Texas Gulf coast. When people … Continue reading

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