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  • 21 Seydi Ali Reis — (1498 ndash; 1563) was an Ottoman admiral. He commanded the left wing of the Turkish fleet at the naval Battle of Preveza in 1538. He was later promoted to the rank of Commander of the Ottoman Indian Ocean Fleet, and as such, encountered the… …

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  • 22 jettisoned — adj. thrown overboard, cast into the sea (of jetsam); discarded, thrown out jet·ti·son || dÊ’etɪsn n. act of casting goods from a ship to lighten its load; jetsam, goods thrown overboard from a ship v. cast goods from a ship to lighten its… …

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  • 23 Skinny Dip (novel) — infobox Book | name = Skinny Dip title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Carl Hiaasen cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Alfred A. Knopf release date = 2004… …

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  • 24 RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 — ( QE2 ) is a Cunard Line ocean liner named after the earlier Cunard liner RMS|Queen Elizabeth, which in turn was named after Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, the Queen consort of George VI. She was the flagship of the line from 1969 until succeeded by… …

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  • 25 History of the Caribbean — The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the fifteenth century. In the twentieth century the Caribbean was again important during World War II, in the… …

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  • 26 Captain Hook — is also a nickname for former baseball manager Sparky Anderson. : Captain Hook is also a nickname for the Islamic preacher Abu Hamza al Masri. Captain James Hook [http://www.freewebs.com/kingjas] is the villain of J. M. Barrie s play and novel… …

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  • 27 Te Kooti — While fighting alongside government forces against the Hauhau, he was accused of spying. Exiled to the Chatham Islands without trial along with captured Hauhau, he experienced visions and became a religious leader. In 1868 he led the escape of… …

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  • 28 Mary Celeste — This article is about the ship. For the album, see Mary Celeste (album). An 1861 painting of the Amazon (later renamed Mary Celeste) by an unknown artist (perhaps Honoré Pellegrin)[1] …

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  • 29 Death on the Nile — For other uses, see Death on the Nile (disambiguation). Death on the Nile   …

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  • 30 HMS Antelope (1703) — HMS Antelope was a 50 gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Rotherhithe on 13 March 1703. She was rebuilt once during her career, and served in the Seven Years War and the American Revolutionary War.Orders were issued on …

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  • 31 Line-crossing ceremony — U.S. Sailors and Marines participate in a line crossing ceremony aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as the ship passes the Equator May 16, 2008. It has been a long naval tradition to initiate pollywogs, sailors who have never crossed the Equator,… …

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  • 32 The Pirate Movie — is a 1982 musical and comedy film directed by Ken Annakin and starring Christopher Atkins and Kristy McNichol. The film is loosely based on Gilbert and Sullivan s comic opera The Pirates of Penzance . The original music score is composed by Mike… …

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  • 33 Japanese raiders in Indian Ocean Campaign — Japanese raiders in Indian Ocean CampaignIn late 1942, enemy activities in the Indian Ocean had virtually come to an end. The German raiders, once disrupting the shipping lines in these waters had all (with the exception of a few) been destroyed… …

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  • 34 General average/New version — Average in maritime commerce to signify damages orexpenses resulting from the accidents of navigation. Average is either general or particular. General average arises when sacrifices have been made, or expenditures incurred, for the preservation… …

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  • 35 Galápagos tortoise — Conservation status …

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  • 36 François Thurot — (22 July 1727 at Nuits Saint Georges near Dijon in eastern France – 28 February 1760 off the Isle of Man) was a French privateer, merchant captain, smuggler and naval captain who terrorised British shipping in the early part of the Seven Years… …

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  • 37 Condition of average — Illustration of the partial payout of Sum Insured against probability of occurrence Condition of average (also called underinsurance[1] in the U.S., or principal of average[2], su …

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  • 38 Deadly Voyage — Directed by John Mackenzie Produced by Bradley Adams John Goldschmidt Written by …

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  • 39 Mary Carver Affair — An American ship and African warriors at Monrovia, Liberia in 1842 …

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  • 40 throw — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Throw is used before these nouns: ↑cushion, ↑pillow Throw is used after these nouns: ↑judo {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ angrily ▪ carelessly …

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