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

(http://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 Richard Howe’s flagship Eagle in New York Harbor. It was the first use of a submarine in warfare. Submarines were first built by Dutch inventor Cornelius van Drebel in the early 17th century, but it…

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Infographic – Global impact of Sushi on Fish stocks

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) It’s a bit of a dire time to be a sushi lover and an environmentally conscious human. Even as 85 percent of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited, depleted, or in recovery, we are willing to bet that wherever you’re reading this article from, your favorite local sushi restaurant is still bustling with customers at…

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