Maritime Musings > October 2014
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Sponge
A stationary marine filter-feeder found in all the world’s oceans

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/3/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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MV Mikhail Dudin
Carrier of highly enriched uranium cargoes

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/7/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Heard Island and McDonald Islands
A subantarctic volcanic archipelago

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/10/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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STS Sedov
World’s largest sail training ship

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/14/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Attu Island
A remote Alaska island with a bloody history

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/17/2014 12:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Battle of the Shimonoseki Straits
A little-known 1863 battle between the US Navy and Japanese forces

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/21/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Port Chicago explosion
A huge munitions explosion during World War II with a high loss of life

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/24/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Port Chicago mutiny
A 1944 work stoppage at Mare Island Naval Shipyard by survivors of the Port Chicago explosion

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/28/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments


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Sea otter
The adorable aquatic weasel

Posted to Maritime Musings by Dennis Bryant on 10/31/2014 7:00:00 AM | with 0 comments