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- Rick Spilman on Figureheads – Galveston’s Tall Ship Elissa, the Living Figurehead and the Yellow Rose
- Eli Kuslansky on Figureheads – Galveston’s Tall Ship Elissa, the Living Figurehead and the Yellow Rose
- Rick Spilman on Earth Day on a Misnamed Planet– First Climate Change Refugees & Planning for Climate Change War
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- Jan Christensen on Earth Day on a Misnamed Planet– First Climate Change Refugees & Planning for Climate Change War
- Marcello Niccolai on The Return of Farrell Lines? Or Merely Seeing Shadows?
- Rick Spilman on Are Passenger Ro-Ros Inherently Unsafe? The Sewol Tragedy & Past Passenger/Ro-Ro Disasters
- DAVID RYE on Are Passenger Ro-Ros Inherently Unsafe? The Sewol Tragedy & Past Passenger/Ro-Ro Disasters
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- Rick Spilman on E Ship 1 – Has the Flettner Rotor Ship Finally Arrived?
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- Phil on An Easter Sailing Video — Are Those My Peeps ?
- Rick Spilman on South Korean Ferry Tragedy — Close to 300 Missing as Ferry Sewol Sinks
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Tag Archives: Hurricane Irene
Rotterdam, London, St. Petersburg, and Toyko all have storm surge barriers to protect low-lying areas from flooding. In the United States, Stamford, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and New Bedford, Massachusetts all have storm barriers. Should New York, which suffered significant flooding two years in a … Continue reading
Just last August, the USS Arthur W. Radford, a Fletcher-class destroyer which served in the Gulf War, was sunk as an artificial reef in the Atlantic Ocean off Cape May, NJ. The 563-foot destroyer was the longest vessel ever sunk … Continue reading
Three US Navy amphibious assault and transport ships; the USS Wasp, the USS San Antonio, and the USS New York; are just offshore of New York harbor as of this morning to provide assistance, if needed, to the states of New York, Connecticut or New Jersey after Hurricane Irene. … Continue reading
Hurricane Irene made landfall on around 8 a.m. this morning, near Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Below is a video of a pier at Atlantic Beach, North Carolina collapsing in the storm. Hurricane Watch: Where’s Irene?
Almost exactly a year ago, we posted about the “Top 5 Hurricane Vulnerable & Overdue Cities.” Number 2 on the list was New York City. After Sunday, New York harbor may still be vulnerable but we will no longer be … Continue reading