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Replica of Henry Hudson’s Ship Half Moon May Move to Netherlands

The story is regrettably familiar. A historic vessel, unable to find a suitable berth, is forced to move elsewhere. Yesterday, Chip Reynolds, Director of the New Netherland Museum and Captain of the replica ship, Half Moon, announced the museum’s intentions to … Continue reading

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Overhauling the Clipper Stad Amsterdam

It is generally considered rude to look under a lady’s skirt, though when the lady is a ship in a drydock, it is usually OK.   The three masted steel clipper Stad Amsterdam was built in 2000 and now after 13 … Continue reading

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WWI German Submarine U-106 found off Dutch coast

The German submarine U-106 was believed to have hit a British mine when it sank on October 7, 1917 off the coast of the Netherlands. WWI submarine found off Dutch coast

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The 1st EU piracy trial starts in the Netherlands

Five alleged pirates went on trial this week in the Netherlands in what is believed to be the first piracy trial in the European Union.  The Netherlands has called for an international tribunal for the prosecution of sea pirates, but thus far no EU action … Continue reading

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