Maritime Musings > August 2010
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Amerigo Vespucci
Inadvertent popularizer of the New World

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/31/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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USCG Marine Board of Investigation
A formal process for identifying areas for improvement in marine safety

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/6/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 3 comments


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Admiral Andrea Doria (1466-1560)
Illustrious naval and political leader of the Republic of Genoa

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/10/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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William Kidd
A most notorious and most unlucky pirate

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/13/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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I caused the Gulf of Mexico oil spill
Confession is good for the soul

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/3/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 1 comments


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Joseph Conrad
Possibly the greatest author of maritime literature in the English language

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/20/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Clipper ship
Greyhound of the seas

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/24/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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SOSUS-VENTS
An invaluable Cold War tool converted to unique scientific device

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/27/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Coast Guard executes convicted murderer
On August 17, 1929, the US Coast Guard conducted its first and only execution

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 8/17/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments