Admiralty attorney Peter Hess dies

Peter Hess Peter Hess: wreck diver and attorney who litigated on behalf of divers’ rights to recover artifacts from US wrecks has died. Peter was a Boston Sea Rover, Admiralty Lawyer, and former Board Member of the Explorers Club. His … Continue reading

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Mark Twain on Discovery

Discovery Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in … Continue reading

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Adventure on the high seas!

For Iranians Waylaid by Pirates, U.S. to the Rescue In a high-seas operation mixing diplomacy, drama and Middle Eastern politics, American sailors boarded the mother ship of Somali pirates and freed 13 Iranian hostages who had been captive since November. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/07/world/middleeast/for-iranians-held-by-pirates-us-to-the-rescue.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha2 … Continue reading

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Interview with James Delgado: marine scientist extraordinaire

Name: James Delgado Job title: Director of Maritime Heritage, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, NOAA Job description: Overseeing and directing maritime research, underwater archaeology, and heritage outreach, education and partnerships in NOAA’s nationwide system of National Marine Sanctuaries Formal training/ … Continue reading

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Wave Dynamics 101: For the lay person

Here is a lay persons version of ocean wave mechanics.   I’ll be as simple as I can but please get back to me with anything that is not crystal clear. Waves are caused by wind rushing across the waters … Continue reading

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Lake Superior–Dauntingly beautiful!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!   To all of my readers I wish beautiful adventures in the hands of safety. Lake_Superior  

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