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Pictures: Slave Shackle, More Found On Blackbeard's Ship .
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Giana
- 2080 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
This 18th-century iron shackle was recently recovered from the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge, which belonged to the infamous Caribbean pirate Blackbeard.
'Significant' Oil Leak From Stranded New Zealand Ship
Offbeat  (tags: Significant, oil, leak, stranded, New Zealand, ship )

Agnes
- 2723 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New Zealand officials say a "significant" amount of oil is now leaking from a cargo ship stranded on a reef off the country's North Island.
British Shipwreck With a Fortune in Silver on Board Discovered in Atlantic
Offbeat  (tags: discovery, shipwreck, treasure, ship, merchant steamship, underwater archaeology, SS Gairsoppa )

Pia
- 2735 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The wreck of a British cargo ship containing silver worth £155 million, sunk by a German U-boat during the Second World War, has been discovered in Atlantic. The SS Gairsoppa set sail from India in December 1940 carrying 240 tonnes of silver, iron and tea
Man Building Full-Scale Noah's Ark
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Andrea
- 2831 days ago - news.yahoo.com
After a nightmare, Johan Huibers constructs a ship four stories tall and as long as a football field.
Freedom Ship
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Catya
- 2910 days ago - cool-story.com
No cruise ship that has ever been built can compare to the enormity of Freedom Ship. Imagine a mile-long stretch of 25-story-tall buildings in New York City; now imagine that floating on the water.
Bob Barker Donates $5 Million Ship to Fight Whaling
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Tonya
- 3341 days ago - peoplepets.com
Bob Barker thought he would enjoy the quiet life after retiring as host of The Price Is Right. "I was looking forward to just sitting and staring into space, but I sit very little!"
Good Samaritan' Races to Aid Drifting Ship
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Tonya
- 3381 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
50 mph winds, 30-foot waves wallop damaged freighter in North Pacific
Calypso Saved!
Offbeat  (tags: ship, environment, goodnews, humans, interesting, news )

Gorilly
- 3461 days ago - cousteau.org
Under Mrs. Cousteau´s direction, the mythical ship of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau has arrived at the Piriou Shipyard in Brittany, France, where she will be completely refurbished.
Update on USS New York, LPD 21
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Todd
- 3874 days ago - defensetech.org
Just over a year away from the commissioning of the latest LPD-class ship scheduled for Sept 11, 2009, the USS New York continues her post-christening outfitting and shipyard work. What better way to hide the crime scene. Dump of Oklahoma bombing stillhid
The Biggest Cruise Ship in the Making
Offbeat  (tags: ship, sea, big ship, cruise, travel )

Liono
- 3887 days ago - cracked.com
Imagine a ship that will accommodate 5400 passengers, come complete with its own full-blown shopping mall, bars, restaurants and an amphitheater the size of a football field.
'Curse of Camilla' Cruise Ship Struck By Winter Vomiting Bug
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Ceci
- 4104 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A luxury liner launched by the Duchess of Cornwall has been hit by a potentially fatal stomach bug, which has struck down nearly 80 passengers. When Cunard's £300million MS Queen Victoria was officially launched by Camilla in Southampton three weeks...
Mystery Container Found on Beach
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Ceci
- 4104 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Experts are trying to identify a huge metal container that has been washed up on a beach in the Western Isles. The tank, which is 27m high, has no markings and is thought to have fallen from a ship before being washed up on the west of Benbecula.
Sea Surrenders Ring 89 Years on | BBC News
Offbeat  (tags: ring, found, 89 years, sea, navy, ship, disaster, sweethearts, love )

Jean
- 4140 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
When Stanley Cubiss perished on board a naval warship the sea swallowed up hope of a future together with his sweetheart Florence. But 89 years later, a symbol of their love has been found buried at the bottom of the sea.
   

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