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Merchants, mariners and mavericks Lloyd’s Agents, the first 200 years

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Throughout time, every country, every community, every business and every home has needed insurance in one form or another. Society could not function...

Flashback in maritime history – Sinking of ferry George Prince, with 76 lives lost 20 October 1976

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 20 October 1976, the ferry George Prince sank in the Mississippi River near Luling, Louisiana following a collision with the tankship Frosta. Of the 94 persons...

Flashback in Maritime history – Attack on USS Cole 12 October 2000

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) USS Cole (DDG-67) is a guided missile-equipped destroyer homeported in Norfolk. While on patrol duty in the Indian Ocean, Cole entered the port...

Flashback in maritime history – World’s first submarine attack 6 Sept. 1776

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On the 7th Sept. 1776, during the Revolutionary War, the American submersible craft Turtle attempts to attach a time bomb to the hull of British Admiral...
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