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  • Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat.Now, they’re beginning to prove it

    08/16/2017 9:18:02 AM PDT · by Theoria · 19 replies
    Science/AAAS ^ | 10 Aug 2017 | Lizzie Wade
    IN CEDROS ISLAND IN MEXICO—Matthew Des Lauriers got the first inkling that he had stumbled on something special when he pulled over on a dirt road here, seeking a place for his team to use the bathroom. While waiting for everyone to return to the car, Des Lauriers, then a graduate student at the University of California, Riverside, meandered across the landscape, scanning for stone tools and shell fragments left by the people who had lived on the island in the past 1500 years. As he explored, his feet crunched over shells of large Pismo clams—bivalves that he hadn't seen...
  • BREAKING! OBAMA GIRLS IN TEARS AS FEDERAL MARSHALS SEIZE THEIR TAXPAYER FUNDED PARTY YACHT!

    07/16/2017 9:02:05 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 42 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 15, 2017 | Gotcha News Network
    Seems Obama used federal asset forfeiture to give his darlings a little party pad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPXYcLbqs4Q
  • U.S. warship collides with S. Korean fishing boat

    05/09/2017 7:53:27 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    yonhap ^ | 2017/05/09 18:00
    SEOUL, May 9 (Yonhap) -- A U.S. naval ship collided with a South Korean fishing vessel in the East Sea on Tuesday during its training mission, defense authorities here said. "There was an accident involving the U.S. cruiser USS Lake Champlain and the South Korean fishing ship 502 Namyang in the waters south of Ulleung Island at around noon today," a military official said. But there was no report of any casualties from the accident involving the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, he added. As part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group, the cruiser is participating in joint drills with South Korea's...
  • Russia fires Turkey boat warning shot

    12/13/2015 4:34:20 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 31 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11-13-2015 | BBC NEws
    Russia says one of its warships fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing vessel in the Aegean Sea to avoid a collision. A Russian defence ministry statement said the Turkish vessel approached to 600m (1,800ft) before turning away in response to Russian small arms fire.
  • Close call in the Oslo Fjord (Norway)

    08/31/2015 6:22:41 PM PDT · by MCF · 5 replies
    A close call between a small motor boat (Snekke-bat), with a dead engine, and the Oslo to Kiel Ferry near Drřbak. http://www.vgtv.no/#!/video/116648/snekke-faar-motorstopp-saa-kommer-ferga
  • Florida Teens Lost at Sea Have Been Missing for Six Days

    07/30/2015 5:39:28 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 38 replies
    People ^ | 07/30/2015 | Tara Fowler
    The desperate search for two missing Florida teens entered its sixth day on Thursday with no sign of the boys. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, both 14, were last seen buying fuel for their boat near Jupiter, Florida, on Friday. That boat was found capsized on Sunday, about 67 miles off the coast of the Ponce de Leon Inlet. But the teens were nowhere in sight. The search has now expanded to the South Carolina coast, but officials are beginning to lose hope as the longest anyone has been know to survive in open water is five days.
  • FWC: Trenton girl killed, family members injured in sturgeon strike on Suwannee River

    07/06/2015 9:10:43 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 15 replies
    suwanneedemocrat.com ^ | July 3/2015 | suwanneedemocrat.com
    Submitted by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission A 5-year-old girl was killed and her mother and brother were injured by a leaping sturgeon while boating with their family on the Suwannee River. The encounter happened Thursday evening at 8:47 p.m.
  • Indonesia sinks 41 illegal fishing boats, including one from China

    05/20/2015 9:42:15 PM PDT · by rey · 54 replies
    Today online ^ | 20 May 2015
    Indonesia yesterday sank a large Chinese vessel as well as 40 other foreign boats that had been caught fishing illegally in the country’s waters, a move likely to spark a strong reaction from Beijing and other regional capitals.
  • Israel Returns 15 Fishing Boats to Gaza

    04/30/2015 5:08:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/4/15
    Israel has returned 15 fishing boats seized in recent years off the Gaza coast, the Israel Defense Forces said late Wednesday. "The naval branch (navy) returned to Gaza 15 fishing boats which deviated from the Strip's permitted fishing zone and were seized over the years," the IDF statement read. The small vessels were dragged back to shore by a boat from the Gaza fishermen's union, an AFP photographer said. Because of security concerns, Israel bans fishing off the coast of Gaza beyond six nautical miles. Boats that exceed that limit are often fired on as a warning. Gazan fisherman, meanwhile,...
  • CAMI Terra Wind Amphibious Motorcoach

    10/02/2014 4:00:57 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | May 24, 2013 | coolamphibious
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  • Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

    04/18/2014 6:47:34 AM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | 04-18-2014 | Jungmin Jang
    The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 268 missing alive. The Sewol, carrying 475 passengers and crew, capsized on Wednesday on a journey from the port of Incheon to the southern holiday island of Jeju. Kang Min-gyu, 52, had been missing since Thursday. He appeared to have hanged himself with his belt from a tree outside a gym in the port city of Jindo where relatives of the people missing on the ship, mostly...
  • Israeli Navy Captures Iranian Boat Loaded With Syrian Missiles Destined for Gaza

    03/05/2014 8:36:38 AM PST · by robowombat · 37 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | MARCH 5, 2014 8:53 AM | Gidon Ben-zvi
    BREAKING: Israeli Navy Captures Iranian Boat Loaded With Syrian Missiles Destined for Gaza (VIDEO) MARCH 5, 2014 8:53 AM 9 COMMENTS Benny Gantz Ram Rothberg Israeli Navy KLOSCIran Gaza KLOSC Shayetet 13Israeli navy commandos KLOSC arms shipM-302 missile Iran Gaza StripM-302 missile Second Lebanon WarMoti Almoz Israeli Navy KLOSC Iran Israeli Naval commandos on Wednesday intercepted an Iranian ship in the Red Sea weighed down with missiles that was en route to the Gaza Strip, the IDF said in a statement. The boat, named KLOSC, was stopped by the elite naval commando unit Shayetet 13 as it was heading to...
  • Man washes up in Marshall Islands 'after 16 months adrift'

    01/31/2014 12:54:58 AM PST · by Justice · 33 replies
    afp ^ | 1/30/14 | afp
    Majuro (Marshall Islands) (AFP) - An emaciated man whose boat washed up on a remote Pacific atoll this week claims he survived 16 months adrift on the Pacific, floating more than 12,500 kilometres (8,000 miles) from Mexico, a researcher said Friday.
  • Cats rescued from sinking ship

    08/17/2013 7:16:37 AM PDT · by Innovative · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug 17, 2013 | KTVZ
    An Oregon couple survived the sinking of their fishing boat, but as KTVZ reports, they're happy their cats made it too -- by swimming over to them.
  • The picture that proves Secretary of State John Kerry HAS been out on his boat..

    07/05/2013 5:48:36 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 39 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 05, 2013 | Jessica Jerreat
    <p>Complete Title: "The picture that proves Secretary of State John Kerry HAS been out on his boat while Egypt plunges into chaos - after his spokesman denied he been sailing in Nantucket"</p> <p>John Kerry's spokesman has admitted that the Secretary of State did go sailing off Nantucket as the Egyptian President was ousted from power, after pictures emerged of him out on the water on July 4.</p>
  • Boston Boat Owner: Give Cash to Victims, Not Me

    04/24/2013 8:32:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 51 replies
    Newser ^ | Rob Quinn,
    (Newser) – The Watertown man whose boat was destroyed after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding in it is touched that people are raising funds to buy him a new one—but he wants them to save their money for bomb victims. "It makes me feel wonderful that people are thinking like that," but "I don't want that really," Dave Henneberry tells WCVB. "I would wish that they donate it to the One Fund Boston. They lost limbs. I lost a boat." Henneberry says his obsession with the boat, Slip Away II, led him to inspect it when the "shelter-in-place" order was...
  • DHS steals TechCrunch founder’s boat over paperwork error

    02/25/2013 6:44:06 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2/25/13 | Mary Katharine Ham
    Michael Arrington is a prominent tech blogger, who sold his site Tech Crunch to AOL in 2010. As such, this particular story of government overreach, starring a gleeful bureaucrat taking the property of a citizen operating in good faith, may get a wider audience than the usual conservatives and libertarians who catch wind of such things. Good. For every story that gets attention, there are countless abuses that don’t. The story starts with Arrington buying himself a boat. He lives in Seattle, where there’s much boating to be done. Having paid for the boat, named her, and had her imported...
  • USS Mississippi (SSN-782) will be commissioned today, 9th Virgina class fast attack boat

    06/02/2012 5:23:15 AM PDT · by moonshot925 · 24 replies
    SunHerald ^ | 1 June 2012 | Michael Newsom
    PASCAGOULA -- The $2.6 billion USS Mississippi nuclear submarine will be commissioned today at the Port of Pascagoula in a public event that is expected to draw thousands of spectators and a host of dignitaries.
  • Weekly FR Boating Thread ~ Vol. 6 ~ Mar. 2, 2012 ~ Selling Your Price & Joy

    03/02/2012 1:50:57 PM PST · by ImProudToBeAnAmerican · 12 replies
    Weekly FR Boating Thread ~ Vol. 5 ~ Feb. 24, 2012 ~ Selling Your Price & Joy 41 posts last week – we’re approaching planning speed...I can guarantee you every boat will sell. We just don’t know when, and for how much... If you aren’t using your boat at least once a month (during boating season), sell it! (When you get the boating itch again, you can always buy another boat.) The best way to sell a boat is to pretend it isn't for sale - clean it, fix it, use it, and then be pleasantly surprised when it sells....
  • Weekly FR Boating Thread ~ Vol. 3 ~ Feb. 10, 2012 ~ Boat Transportation

    02/10/2012 9:37:05 AM PST · by ImProudToBeAnAmerican · 22 replies
    Weekly FR Boating Thread ~ Vol. 3 ~ Feb. 10, 2012 ~ Boat Transportation Launching ~ Weekly FR Boating Thread ~ Vol. 1 ~ Jan. 27, 2012 Weekly FR Boating Thread ~ Vol. 2 ~ Feb 3, 2012 ~ “Off Season”Last week’s thread had 26 posts, including the source for this week’s thread – boat transportation. I have helped clients ship vessels of all sizes and types all over North America and overseas. Except for two small scratches, every shipping project was successful, albeit harrowing on occasion. To help ensure your boat shipping efforts are successful, I will provide boat...