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  • 41 MARITIME LAW — The Talmud discusses many laws concerning shipping, and sea and river journeys – such as the sale of ships, instances of shipwreck salvage and rescue, rules of passage at sea, lading and charter agreements, and also various details of the laws of …

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  • 42 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 43 USS Constitution — For similarly named ships, principles of government, and other uses, see Constitution (disambiguation). Constitution on her 213th birt …

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  • 44 Maersk Dubai incident — The Maersk Dubai incident took place aboard the Taiwanese flagged 1,984 TEU container ship Maersk Dubai, which was on a long term time charter to the A.P. Moller Maersk Group in 1996. The vessel was owned, officered and crewed by the Yang Ming… …

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  • 45 Hannibal (ship) — The Hannibal, an English slaver of 1693, was 450 tons and mounted thirty six guns, which it was frequently forced to use; seven hundred people could be forced into its hold at one time. Many slavers rigged shelves in the middle called a slave… …

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  • 46 jet´ti|son|a|ble — jet|ti|son «JEHT uh suhn, zuhn», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to throw (goods) overboard to lighten a ship or aircraft in distress. 2. Figurative. to throw away; discard. –n. 1. the act of throwing goods overboard to lighten a ship or aircraft in… …

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  • 47 jet|ti|son — «JEHT uh suhn, zuhn», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to throw (goods) overboard to lighten a ship or aircraft in distress. 2. Figurative. to throw away; discard. –n. 1. the act of throwing goods overboard to lighten a ship or aircraft in distress. 2. the… …

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  • 48 Neath and Tennant Canal — The exit from Clun Isaf lock, restored in 2007 Original owner Neath Canal Nav Co, Port Tennant Nav Co Principal engineer …

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  • 49 Elkridge Furnace — The site of the Elkridge Furnace and forge (located in the US state of Maryland), known today as Avalon, was a tract of land patented as Taylor’s Forest purchased in 1761 by Caleb Dorsey, an ironmaster. The land was located on the Patapsco river… …

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  • 50 chum — I. noun Etymology: perhaps by shortening & alteration from chamber fellow roommate Date: 1684 a close friend ; pal • chumship noun II. intransitive verb (chummed; chumming) Date: 1730 …

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  • 51 Piracy — This article is about maritime piracy. For other uses, see Pirate (disambiguation). The traditional Jolly Roger of piracy …

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  • 52 Ship naming and launching — The ceremonies involved in naming and launching naval ships are based in traditions thousands of years old.Methods of launchThere are three principal methods of conveying a new ship from building site to water, only two of which are called… …

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  • 53 Leon Klinghoffer — (September 24, 1916 – October 8, 1985) was a disabled American appliance manufacturer who was murdered and thrown overboard by Palestinian terrorists in the hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985.[1] Contents 1 Hijacking and murder 2… …

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  • 54 Bartholomew Roberts — Infobox Pirate name=Bartholomew Roberts lived=1682 1722 caption= Bartholomew Roberts at Ouidah with his ship and captured merchantmen in the background. nickname= Black Bart (Welsh: Barti Ddu) type=Pirate placeofbirth= Casnewydd Bach,… …

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  • 55 Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter — (June 27,1430 ndash; September 1475) was a Lancastrian leader during the English Wars of the Roses. He was the only son of John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter and his first wife Lady Anne Stafford. His maternal grandparents were Edmund Stafford, 5th …

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  • 56 Margaret Fuller — For other people named Margaret Fuller, see Margaret Fuller (disambiguation). Sarah Margaret Fuller The only known daguerreotype of Margaret Fuller (by John Plumbe, 1846) Born May 23, 1810(1810 05 23) Cambridgepor …

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  • 57 SS Great Eastern — The SS Great Eastern was an iron sailing steam ship designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. She was the largest ship ever built at the time of her 1858 launch, and had the capacity to carry 4,000 passengers around the world without refueling. Her… …

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  • 58 Will Turner — Pirates of the Caribbean character name = William Turner caption = Orlando Bloom as Will Turner in spouse = Elizabeth Turner type = Protagonist, Lead Role gender = Male age = 25 hair color = Dark brown eye color = Dark brown occupation = Former… …

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  • 59 The Lost World (novel) — Infobox Book name = The Lost World title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Michael Crichton cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction, Techno thriller publisher =… …

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  • 60 The Wake of Magellan — Infobox Album Name = The Wake of Magellan Type = Album Artist = Savatage Released = April 7, 1998 (U.S.) Recorded = Genre = Progressive metal, Symphonic metal Length = 60:06 Label = Atlantic Producer = Paul O Neill Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5 …

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