The Last Mysteries of the Titanic*

 With the technological savoir-faire that only a genius mind could offer, Academy Award winner James Cameron explored the innermost spaces of the Titanic shipwreck. The famous director of the movie by the same name led a film team of underwater … Continue reading

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Historic New Audio Book Released!

I’m proud to announce my first audio book, based on my award-winning book, Alive in the Andrea Doria. It was a labor of love, with many challenges, but I hope you’ll find the results worthwhile.  If you enjoy it, perhaps … Continue reading

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Swimming for Safety

My dear friends Germaine and Marge have a lovely cottage perched on a hill overlooking Lake Huron. They have their own private beach on this primitive, chilly body of water. It’s so exciting to revisit the lake where I first … Continue reading

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Submarine Scorpion Down

The Andrea Doria has played a major role in aiding maritime science ever since its demise on July 26, 1956. I recently received this message from a friend, librarian Lucille Rosa, at the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island. “I’ve … Continue reading

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A Maiden Voyage on the Queen Mary II

My friend and colleague, Bill Garzke, called me to share his excitement: on September 8 he is taking his maiden voyage on the Queen Mary II.  Even though Bill works as a naval architect every day, he seems to feel … Continue reading

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Follow-up: Air Crash on the Hudson River

Last night, I watched the Ed Show on MSNBC. I listened in amazement as Ed interviewed Senator Chuck Schumacher, Democrat of New York. The topic was the “Wild West” airspace 1000 feet above the Hudson River where there is no traffic … Continue reading

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