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World’s Largest Fleet Of Model Ships — Made Entirely Of LEGOS — To Dock In Philadelphia This September

It’s called TEACH FLEET, and its purpose is to get LEGO-loving kids excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

08/28/2014

Tugboats help the USS Somerset turn so it can dock. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

USS Somerset Arrives In Philadelphia For Commissioning

Veterans from the welcoming committee of the Navy League watched as the USS Somerset turned 180 degrees to pull into its berth on the Delaware River.

02/21/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Top Tips For Boat Guests

Being a good guest, whether you know stem from stern, can almost guarantee repeated invites. If you have friends with boats, just follow these simple ideas and you’ll be spending more than a few weekends on rivers, bays and shore points this summer.

04/25/2012

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Louisiana Sportsman Discusses The Environmental Damage In The Gulf

Chris Macaluso, host of a hunting and fishing radio show, says Louisiana’s motto Sportsman’s Paradise, is endangered less by spilled oil but by 100 years of making the Mississippi River safe for shipping.

04/24/2011

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