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Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:48 pm

Battleship TEXAS has massive leak: The estimated average daily leak is greater than 300 tons of water.

https://www.houstoniamag.com/articles/2 ... c.facebook

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:42 pm

JOHN BROWN has arrived all the way to Fell's Point!

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:13 pm

CONGRATULATIONS to USCGC TANEY for winning a National Park Service "Maritime Heritage" grant for hull preservation worth $152,389!

For a list of all winners, click HERE: https://councilofamericanmaritimemuseum ... ge-grants/

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:41 am

Maryland's Daily Record uses a nifty photograph of TORSK in their ad:

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:56 pm

The Navy's summary of the two-year restoration of CONSTITUTION:

http://usnhistory.navylive.dodlive.mil/ ... storation/

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:17 pm

No hard feelings: The British Ambassador to the US [Center] and British Consulate officer for New England [left] get to sign the hull while the USN watches to make sure there's no funny business [HMS VICTORY still floats]...

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Post by TVA » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:11 pm

Drained the turret's tank:

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:27 pm

This photograph was shared on Twitter. Any ideas on which boat this is?

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Sun Aug 06, 2017 8:29 pm

India's submarine museum is going to get some official naval help:

https://www.yovizag.com/vizag-submarine-museum-navy/

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:35 pm

Our neighbors across Pier 3 - the National Aquarium - celebrated their 36th anniversary by posting this photograph.

We're nose-in, now and "those teeth" are g-o-n-e.

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:16 pm

Arctic explorer, Roald Amundsen's vessel, raised after 90 years on the seabed, will be returning to Norway.

http://thechronicleherald.ca/canada/149 ... in-nunavut

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Post by TVA » Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:26 pm

This cat lives in a Russian museum submarine:

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Post by TVA » Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:08 pm

Just after the eclipse:

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Re: Museum News 2

Post by TVA » Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:36 pm

A bio-medical engineer for the Navy has a new theory on the death of the crew of CSS HUNLEY:

https://www.hakaimagazine.com/features/ ... ey-mystery

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