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October 2020

Unaware by the American public the much-publicized 1960s era space race was as much about developing ballistic missiles as it was putting a man on the moon. And more specifically achieving submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) capability becaus...

There was not one woman on Captain Ahab’s whaling ship “Pequot” in Melville’s classic “Moby Dick” yet many women shipped on whalers and endured the hardships of years on board those “less than homey, blubber smelling ships”. By 1850, a sixth of whali...

Mohammed bin Salman is the controversial heir apparent to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is credited with a lot of things from remaking the Saudi Government to ordering the assassination of a critical journalist, Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. The pri...

Located some one hundred-twenty miles up the Hudson River, it would seem to have been an unlikely site for a whaling port. However, the whaling industry out of Nantucket Island had been decimated during the Revolutionary War. Prior to the conflict, a...

This was a very good year for boat the pleasure boat industry, which had a banner year in sales, and for the boater who enjoyed hot but beautiful weather. The waters were more active than I have ever witnessed. A good portion of this can be attribute...

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