A perfect day for whale watching on the Pacific from the Zaandam aft deck. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

ZAANDAM – Voyage of the Damned – turned away from several ports has 200 sick and 4 in ship’s morgue FROM HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE: March 29, 2020, 9:38 PM PDT — Holland America Line can confirm that it was granted approval by the …

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President Theodore Roosevelt boarding the Manhattan from a Holland America ship

The decision to buy the unfinished Panama Canal from the French put into motion international intrigue, political shenanigans and accusations, bribery and corruption – much of it portrayed here in the editorial cartoons of the era. Enjoy this short book …

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Duck Boat retrieved from Table Rock Lake - Missouri State Highway Patrol divers rigged the sunken Duck and a barge crew raised it from the bottom.

ATTORNEY FILES SUIT AGAINST DUCK BOATS Only a massive jury verdict will change the way Ducks operates  It will be up to a Judge and Jury to allow an award of punitive damages. In the Philidelphia Duck Boat Disaster in …


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At the Panama 2016 International Book Fair in Panama, Ken Rossignol reading to children from his book Panama 1914 small
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Rough Going Can Visit the Most Dependably Smooth Voyage By Ken Rossignol MIAMI, FLA. — It’s all about the bass – is quite the tune for many pop singing groups with some such as Home Free really able to pull …

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Reporter Steve Haines (Boyd), on the trail of a business tycoon, follows his subject onto an ocean liner and gets wound up in a cruise full of intrigue, romance and murder. Director: Sam Newfield Writer: George Wallace Sayre (screenplay) (as …

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  This introduction to the story of the Titanic is a contemporary production by the Discovery Channel. The first of the Titanic movies appeared in 1912, ‘Saved from the Titanic” and starred Dorothy Gibson, who was on the Titanic with …

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‘Sexiest’ cruise ship arrives in Tauranga From the New Zealand Bay of Plenty Times Feb. 17, 2017 — A cruise ship dubbed the “sexiest ship” which collided with a concrete carrier on Sunday has arrived in Tauranga. Luxury liner Seabourn …

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Join Marsha & Danny Jones and all the cast, crew, officers, and killers as the newest saga of the SEA EMPRESS sets sail!   WHO COLLECTS THE SOULS HAVE a fun trip back into entertainment with this great video featuring …


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