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German WWI U-Boat UB-122 on the Mudflats of the River Medway

There was a recent story in the press about  the wreckage of a German World War I submarine beached of mudflats on the banks of the River Medway in Hoo, Kent.   The sub is, believed to be the UB-122,  one … Continue reading

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Largest offshore wind farm opens off Thanet in Kent

Off Kent, in the UK, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm has been officially opened.   With 100 turbines, the Thanet project  is expected to generate enough electricity to power 200,000 homes.  Currently the UK gets 3% of all its … Continue reading

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From Lord Cochrane to the Wellington Hurricanes – the Evolution the Nautical Hero Part 1. The Founder of our Feast – Thomas Cochrane

Joseph Campbell wrote in his The Hero with a Thousand Faces that all stories follow the ancient patterns of myth and legend. Whether the heroes of nautical fiction quite fit Campbell’s monomyths is open to question but there is no … Continue reading

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