This photo of a bumboat's last days was taken in Nomini Creek in Virginia. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo. Copyright 2019.

Welcome aboard the third volume of THE CHESAPEAKE – This book, THE CHESAPEAKE: Oyster Buyboats, Ships & Steamed Crabs, spans the decades of the lives of our writers and the times of the Chesapeake Tidewater region from 1900 to the present time.

A few days after President George H. W. Bush lost the 1992 election to Bill Clinton I got a call from a person who said she was calling from the White House. She asked me if I could attend a …

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21st Century Mercury Theater: Little Known Facts – Row Across Atlantic and Slow Boat to China

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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Cowboy on Wax Museum Branson Missouri. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

Country Classics Country music is alive and well at many venues around the USA including Branson, Missouri. Who would expect a giant ship run aground on a hilltop in Branson, Missouri, at least 1500 miles from the nearest ocean?  A …

Country classics, Titanic heroes & Ocean Liners stuck on a hilltop Read more »