Maritime Musings > November 2013
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Fort Zeelandia
A Dutch outpost and trading factory on Formosa (1624-1662)

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/1/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Fluyt
The merchant vessel responsible for 17th century Dutch trade dominance

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/5/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Lionfish
An Indo-Pacific reef fish now invading the western Atlantic

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/8/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Giant oarfish
The longest known bony fish alive today

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/12/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Cocos (Keeling) Islands
A small island group in the Indian Ocean midway between Australia and India

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/15/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Ceuta
A Spanish enclave on the north coast of Africa at the eastern end of the Strait of Gibraltar

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/19/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Austro-Hungarian North Pole Expedition
Discovery of Franz-Josef Land

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/22/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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USS Demologos
World’s first steam-powered warship

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/29/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Benjamin Leigh Smith
A now-forgotten British yachtsman and Arctic explorer

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 11/26/2013 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments