Maritime Musings > November 2010
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Louis Antoine de Bougainville
French Navy Admiral and leader of the first French circumnavigation of the earth

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/2/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Gutta-percha
A major factor in the early submarine cable industry

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/12/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Lyle gun
A life-saving cannon

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/9/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 3 comments


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Back from the (almost) dead
100% container scanning was at death’s door, until . . .

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/5/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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United States Exploring Expedition
The 1838-1842 US Navy exploration of the Southern Seas and circumnavigation of the globe

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/16/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Radiation Portal Monitors
Passive radiation detection devices for screening of containers for radiological threats

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/19/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Advanced Spectroscopic Portal
A very sensitive version of the radiation portal monitor

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/23/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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CQD and SOS
Evolution of the distress signal

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/30/2010 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments