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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
Topic Transportation Category: General
Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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Celebrating Nathaniel Bowditch, Navigation Pioneer ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/22/19 4:07 am) A couple of days ago I got together with a group of old Captains and we spoke of the good old days and of our idols. I have already written about Malcolm McLean, the inventor of the container sh ...
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Nathaniel Bowditch, Navigation Pioneer ... (Sasha Pack, USA, 07/27/19 4:18 am) What I don't know about navigation could fill many volumes, so I always enjoy Captain Battaglia& ...
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Flying High with Goats ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/22/19 3:22 am) Re goats (see Tim Ashby, 21 February): For many years my next-door neighbour was an airline captain flying between African capitals. Some of his stories were horrifying. For example not only d ...
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Emotional Support Animals ... (Paul Pitlick, USA, 02/23/19 9:12 am) John E brought up emotional-support animals. Here is a discussion about ESAs which I remember from ...
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Flying Goats and Kaiser Wilhelm (from Gary Moore) ... (John Eipper, USA, 02/23/19 4:42 am) Gary Moore writes: Re JE's video appended to John Heelan (February 22):

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Flying High with Goats: BWIA ... (Timothy Ashby, Spain, 02/21/19 5:57 am) Having spent my "formative" years in what were once known as the British West Indies, I must add a pair of alternative popular renderings for the only two airlines that flew into Grenada in ...
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Flying High with Goats ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/22/19 3:22 am) Re goats (see Tim Ashby, 21 February): For many years my next-door neighbour was an airline c ...
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The Northeast Passage: Climate Change and Shipping ... (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 02/20/19 2:59 am) Answering the kind question of our esteemed moderator JE about my thoughts on "what might have been" if the project of damming the Mediterranean had been carried out, my answer is very short ...
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A Summer Sail Through the Arctic ... (Cameron Sawyer, Russia, 02/20/19 2:26 pm) I spent last summer in the Arctic myself, sailing to Northeast Greenland from Cowes, Isle of Wight, ...
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