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Japanese Galleon San Juan Bautista of 1614 and Today

I love stumbling across bits of history that are completely new to me. The Japanese galleon San Juan Bautista is a good example.  The San Juan Bautista was one of the first Western-style sailing ships to be built in Japan. … Continue reading

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HMS Caroline, Last Jutland Survivor, Restored in Time for Centenial

HMS Caroline, a decommissioned Royal Navy C-class light cruiser, is the last survivor of the Battle of Jutland, and one of only three surviving Royal Navy warships of the First World War. Now in Belfast, she has undergone a many … Continue reading

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New Mary Rose Museum Opens to the Public in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

The carrack Mary Rose was King Henry VIII’s flagship. After thirty three years of service, it sank in the Solent on July 19, 1545. Out of 500 sailors, 35 survived. The wreck was located in 1971 and the ship was … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking for David Warther Carvings – A Master Ship Carver In Amish Ohio

Between Sugarcreek and Walnut Creek, Ohio, in the heart of Amish country,Ohio, there was a ground-breaking today for a new museum which will showcase ship models carved by David Warther II, a fifth generation carver.  David Warther Carvings will showcase … Continue reading

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A Glimpse at the New Mary Rose Museum

A glimpse at the new Mary Rose museum, hosted by Alan Titchmarch.   The museum is intended to open in 2012, the 500th anniversary of the delivery of the Mary Rose. Alan Titchmarsh explores the Mary Rose Museum and encourages fundraising … Continue reading

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