December 23, 2019LightBoard
Captain Schuenemann aka Captain Santa In the late 1800 early 1900 it became fashionable to have Christmas trees. Ship owners and crews who normally ran lumber soon found out that making one last run on the lake made for a very nice profit. They started running fresh cut trees right before ...
December 22, 2019LightBoard
Channel 5 news in Ohio reports : A "Mate on-watch" fell asleep at the controls of a barge, causing an October crash that partially destroyed a popular floating restaurant and bar, a Coast Guard official in Cincinnati said Thursday. Just after 6 a.m. on Oct. 2, a collection of barges slammed into ...
December 13, 2019LightBoard
The ship APL Mexico City broke loose from her moorings at the Deurganck dock in the port of Antwerp . Forty to forty five mile per hour wind gust cause this on Monday at about 1400 hours. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZitvSWplPK4
December 10, 2019LightBoard
On National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we solemnly reflect on the tragic events of December 7, 1941, and honor those who perished while defending our Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZzIetRBiME
December 7, 2019LightBoard
Anyone using Crosby shackles the 7/8th marked 5VJ have been recalled. Check it out..the life you save might be your own.
November 27, 2019LightBoard
https://youtu.be/E54-nFOQEzg NS Savannah is the first nuclear-powered merchant ship. She was built in the late 1950s at a cost of $46.9 million and launched on July 21, 1959. She was funded by United States government agencies. Savannah was a demonstration project for the potential use of nuclear energy.
November 21, 2019LightBoard
(US Navy photo) The Military Sealift Command is using foreign flagged tankers? Spending 100's of thousands of American tax dollars employing a company based out of Denmark to move Jet fuel for the US military. One has to ask if the shortage of tankers and crew is an issue with the ...
November 6, 2019LightBoard
USS Sequoia 1934 The 94-year-old yacht Sequoia, which served as the floating White House for every president from Herbert Hoover to Gerald Ford, is in for a full stem-to-stern restoration. Her current owners expect to return it to the D.C. waterfront for the public to enjoy. Spotlights of the Sequoia’s career as ...
October 25, 2019LightBoard
During a three-day-long tech demonstration at the David Taylor Model Basin at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, Maryland, attendees gathered to see a long-range, free-space power beaming system. Attendees this day, May 23, could see the system itself—the two 13-foot-high towers, one a 2-kilowatt laser transmitter, the other ...
October 23, 2019LightBoard