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July 2020

Nuclear Ballistic Missile Submarines (SSBNs).
Like Nautilus before, another revolution in submarine warfare came with the commi
ssioning in 1959 of USS George Washington SSBN-598 that provided the U.S. Navy with the capability of submarine-launched ba...

The National Weather Service has studied every kind of wave and has tracked tsunamis and possible tsunamis, those generated by earthquakes and those induced by volcanic activity. Tsunamis are giant waves caused by movement of plates in the earth or u...

 Recently I had a strange encounter on Oak Beach near Fire Island Inlet. Walking in the moonlight on the beach west of the Sore Thumb, I saw the water become confused with thrashing. I stopped short and stood still as a strangely dressed man emerged...

When the subject of maritime disasters at sea arises, the first name that almost always comes to mind is Titanic. With a loss of 1,500 souls, some of them very famous like John Jacob Astor and Benjamin Guggenheim, the story has been retold in several...

Sometime around 19,000 years ago, Long Island Sound was a freshwater lake! Had you, at the time, been able to walk its beaches, you might have seen icebergs floating on its surface and its waters clouded by fine glacial sediments. As the lake grew, i...

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