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March 2020

There was a time that there were scallops in Zacks Bay. There were also mussels, soft and hard shell clams too, all within my lifetime. Bays all over Long Island had significant stands of eel grass that swarmed with grass shrimp and sea horses (How o...

The United States Navy Submarine Service has been officially in existence for one hundred and twenty years ever since the Holland VI was commissioned USS Holland SS-1 becoming the U.S. Navy's first submarine.  Submarines had not been widely operated...

There are probably not enough superlatives in my vocabulary to adequately describe the new Carnival Cruise Line ship now under construction. The fact she will carry 6,630 passengers and an Italian crew of 1,745 indicate that everything about this 1,1...

When I thanked Harold Rudd for the interesting boat pictures he sent me to be used with an earlier article, he sent another album of 80 pictures, most all of boats commonly seen on the Amazon River, workboats that handle every kind of native made goo...

The two former warships lay in the becalmed tranquil waters of Funchal, Madeira. The last foreign port call of their annual training voyage completed, cadets on both vessels worked diligently to ensure that all preparations had been made to leave the...

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