Archive for May, 2016

Article on MARAD Ship Disposal Program

Tim Runyan and others in the Maritime Heritage community are quoted in a new article by Paul Benecki in Maritime Executive on MARAD's ship disposal program.  According to the article: "From 1994 to 2010, MARAD was required to provide 25 percent of the excess revenue of ship disposal to a matchi...read more

Captain Cook’s Endeavour – Possibly Found

[caption id="attachment_3720" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Endeavour. Publicity images supplied from Bill Richards & scanned for PR purposes. *** Local Caption *** Scan - from 35mm transparency[/caption] U.S. researchers are set to announce on Wednesday that they have found what they be...read more

Search for the Nantucket Lightship/LV-112’s Original Wheel

Bob Mannino, President of the Nantucket Lightship Museum and his team, are searching for the Nantucket Lightship/LV-112's original wheel from the flying bridge (see attached1959 photo). Missing since or shortly after the LV-112 was decommissioned in Boston in 1975, it may be with someone from th...read more