August 15, 2019LightBoard
The Savannah was conceived by President Eisenhower as a showcase for his “Atoms For Peace” initiative in 1955 to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy. In lieu of traditional oil-fired boilers or diesels, the ship would boast its own nuclear reactor that would produce steam to power its turbine. ...
August 14, 2019LightBoard
Yesterday the High Speed former oil field crewboat the Ms. Tree , for the second time ever caught another payload fairing as it returned from space. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kesCAxPSWcY
August 8, 2019LightBoard
August 4, 2019LightBoard
U.S.Navy photo The future president in command of PT-109 left his base at 18:30 the first of August. His triple screw 80 ft Elco patrol boat was topped off with fuel and loaded for bear. She has four machine guns a new forward mounted 37 MM tank gun, and four ...
August 3, 2019LightBoard
Mark Twain said it best "The Mississippi River will always have its own way; no engineering skill can persuade it to do otherwise..." Amazing collection of 1944 Fisk charts show how the Mississippi's rivers path has changed over the last 1000 plus years. Harold Fisk, a cartographer for the Army Corp of ...
July 31, 2019LightBoard
USA picture. ( Iran gun boat removing evidence, an un- exploded mine from a tanker attack last month) Boatjobsonly.com ~ The Panamanian-flagged oil tanker MT Riah stopped transmitting its AIS signal Sunday near Qeshm Island according to Maritime Traffic. Iran's Propaganda TV stated that the Iran paramilitary Revolutionary Guard had ...
July 18, 2019LightBoard
(NASA Photo) All Saturn rockets were so large they were delivered by barge to the launch site at Cape Kennedy. The Tug Margaret and her crew of Merchant Marines started the voyage to the moon. She delivered the Saturn rocket used by the Apollo 11 crew, stage by stage, that ...
July 17, 2019LightBoard
Seacor's Lynx...a 40 knot plus cat owned by Seacor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6we18f1hmc
July 16, 2019LightBoard
On the occasion of the maritime event La Mer XXL, NEOLINE announces that it has chosen the offer of the Loire-based company Neopolia S.A.S. for the construction of its first two innovative sailing main propulsion vessels. This decision follows the international call for tenders launched in 2018 by NEOLINE to some fifteen shipyards. ...
July 16, 2019LightBoard