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French Sailor Tucks His Cat in His Coat Before Leaping Onto Rescue Ship
Offbeat  (tags: cats, ships, sailors )

- 367 days ago -
A French sailor tucked his cat under his coat before leaping onto a rescue ship from his yacht. According to the Coast Guards, he was protecting the cat in his coat as he jumped over to the waiting rescue ship.
He's Been a Ship's Mouser Cat for 15 Years Since They Found Him as a Stray
Offbeat  (tags: cats, ships, rescued )

- 397 days ago -
Erik the Red has been the rodent control officer on the CSS Acadia in Halifax, Nova Scotia for more than 15 years. Named after the famed Viking, Erik was found by Acadia shipkeeper Stephen Read back in 1999 when he was a malnourished little stray.
Tudor Fisherman Cast Their Nets as Far Away as Canada: Research Shows 16th Century Ships Were Travelling 2,000 Miles for Catch
Offbeat  (tags: mary rose, tudor times, ships, fish, history, canada )

- 410 days ago -
Fish served on the dinner tables of Tudor England could have been caught more than 2,000 miles away off the coast of North America, research revealed yesterday.
Self-Appointed Ship's Cat to Retire From Rodent Control Officer Duties After 17 Years
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, ships, humans )

- 433 days ago -
He's survived three cat-nappings and 16 winters on board CSS Acadia, but now Erik the Red is set to retire.
Victorian Strangeness: The Ship Taken Over By Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Victorian, Strangeness, Animals, Ships, British, America )

- 895 days ago -
Take one ship. Add a consignment of ferocious beasts in flimsy containers. Send it in to a stormy ocean and stand well back. Author Jeremy Clay tells the extraordinary story of horror on the high seas.
10 Star Trek Ships Recreated In Lego
Offbeat  (tags: star trek, photos, ships, lego )

- 2094 days ago -
7 Deck Intrepid Class Starship
Different Types of a Sailing Ships
Offbeat  (tags: sailing, ships, different types, photos, entertainment )

- 2366 days ago -
Sailing ship is now used to refer to any large wind-powered vessel. In technical terms, a ship was a sailing vessel with a specific rig of at least three masts, square rigged on all of them, making the sailing adjective redundant.
Bermuda Triangle Plane Mystery 'Solved'
Offbeat  (tags: Bermuda Triangle, ships, planes, mystery, interesting )

- 2595 days ago -
Two of the so-called Bermuda Triangle's most mysterious disappearances in the late 1940s may have been solved.
Custom Designed Floating Houses on Water
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, boats, ships, design, unique )

- 2899 days ago -
Thinking of upgrading your home? Custom designed floating houses on water
Lots of Pretty Lenticular Cloud (Ships)   video
Offbeat  (tags: Lots of Pretty Lenticular Clouds, ships, scott shaubel )

- 2910 days ago -
Lots of Pretty Lenticular Cloud (ships)
Captain Kidd Ship Found, Scientists Say
Offbeat  (tags: pirates, treasure, ships, ocean )

- 3235 days ago -
Historians differ on whether Kidd was actually a pirate or a privateer — someone who captured pirates. After his conviction of piracy and murder charges in a sensational London trial, he was left to hang over the River Thames for two years

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