Month: February 2016

First lawsuits filed against Royal Caribbean for sailing Anthem directly into path of dangerous storm

Those responsible for sending Anthem into path of storm should be terminated After sailing on Royal Caribbean owned ships dozens of times, I had grown to have enormous respect for their company, fleet, captains and crews. While Carnival had a

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Chesapeake 1850 (Steamboats & Oyster Wars: The News Reader)

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Ships should not sail into the path of a storm; especially one with thousands of lives on board

 From GCaptain: The U.S. Coast Guard says it will inspect the storm-damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas upon its scheduled return to New York Harbor Wednesday evening following a nightmare cruise into a hurricane force storm off Cape

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The images & sketches of Charles Dickens and his cast of characters

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Titanic Survivors: moving picture clips of RMS Titanic prior to leaving Southampton; survivors and arrival in New York

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The Wreck of the Express

The Wreck of the Express – Forward to CHESAPEAKE 1880

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Titanic Survivors: Two traveling together on business on Titanic; Charles Hays was lost and Paul R. Chevre survived and so did bust of Canadian Prime Minister

Two traveling together on business on Titanic; Charles Hays was lost, and Paul R. Chevre survived Two passengers of the Titanic were returning from France to New York.  Charles Hays, the general manager of the Grand Trunk Railroad in Canada

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Titanic Survivors: William Thompson Sloper boarded lifeboat number seven

‘A likely story’ William Thompson Sloper boarded lifeboat number 7 By Ken Rossignol The story of the survival of William Thompson Sloper who lived when the Titanic sank began when Dorothy Gibson insisted that the 28-year-old stockbroker from New Brittain,

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Titanic Notes – 1936 Radio Interview – Account by Second Officer Charles Lightoller of the Titanic’s last hours

One fascinating account of the sinking of the Titanic lives on as the very words of Second Officer Charles Lightoller were recorded in this 1936 radio interview. The audio was in sad condition due to the passing years and old

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Piracy attempt in Caribbean near Nicaragua

Pirates Attempt to Attack Yacht Near Nicaragua From DOCKWALK Dockwalk received word via email that pirates attempted an attack on the 70-foot M/Y Golden Eagle on January 27, 2016, off the east coast of Nicaragua. The Nordlund vessel was transiting

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