Tag: Relief

  • Lightships



    Lightships were intricate pieces of marine history here at home and around the world, but the romance of long careers full of exciting events usually happened elsewhere. The work on lightships was hazardous, tedious and dreadfully boring, sometimes for months on end. There is still little reward for work that benefits the traveling public.

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Past Article

Ray Hahn
Leap Years have been part of our calendar for centuries, but the traditions associated with February 29 are much newer. Based on a legend centered on Saint Bridget and Saint Patrick, the Irish were the first to take-up the idea of Bachelor’s Day or as many call it,Ladies’ Privilege Day.

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