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Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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Cement Ships ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 03/21/17 12:15 pm) In response to John E's question, concrete ships were built first in the US during WWI. Some 12 of them were constructed. One of them, San Pasqual, was sold to Cuba in 1924 to be u ...
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"No-Fly" Lists and INTERPOL ... (Timothy Brown, USA, 12/05/16 3:17 am) I'm not certain as to how US-specific no-fly lists are shared today. But the names and data of suspect or known criminal individuals have been routinely exchanged for decades between members ...
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US "No-Fly" Lists ... (John Heelan, UK, 12/02/16 4:57 am) John E asked on December 1st: "How can the [US] authorities even know who is on a plane if it doesn't land?" Post 9/11, airlines now have to pass their passenger lists and manifest ...
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"No-Fly" Lists and INTERPOL ... (Timothy Brown, USA, 12/05/16 3:17 am) I'm not certain as to how US-specific no-fly lists are shared today. But the names and data ...
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400 Years of Crossing Cape Horn ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 04/19/16 4:33 am) This year marks 400 years since mariners first passed Cape Horn from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans. On 26 January 1616, the 700-tonne Dutch ship Eendracht, commanded by Captain Wil ...
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Sailing Freighters; on Navigating Cape Horn ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 04/20/16 5:04 pm) Here are my answers to JE's questions of 19 April. Sailing ships continued to serve as tra ...
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