The Sinking of the SS Vestris

  Lost November 12, 1928 On November 12 1928 The Lamport and Holt steamship SS Vestris sank 200 miles east of the Norfolk, Virginia coast.  While estimates of the death toll are vague, over 100 people lost their lives, including … Continue reading

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You’ll want to review this harrowing episode in recent maritime history! On Oct. 7, 1985, Palestinian gunmen hijacked the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro in the Mediterranean with more than 400 people aboard. See This Front Page http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/October-7?th=&emc=tha213&nl=todaysheadlines  

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This Moment

“When you are on a journey, it is certainly helpful to know where you are going or at least the general direction in which you are moving, but don’t forget: the only thing that is ultimately real about your journey … Continue reading

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