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Falls of Clyde – August 2017 Update

Falls of Clyde – August 2017 Update

David O’Neill continues the difficult work of securing international support and funding to transport Falls of Clyde back to Scotland....

100 Years Ago – Falls of Clyde

100 Years Ago – Falls of Clyde

From the 10 August 1917 issue of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin: Nineteen days out from San Francisco, the Falls of Clyde, Captain...

100 Years Ago – Shipping Molasses

100 Years Ago – Shipping Molasses

One of the by-products of refining sugarcane into sugar is molasses. Although ships have been carrying molasses from Hawai‘i to...

100 Years Ago – Mail to and from Hawai‘i

100 Years Ago – Mail to and from Hawai‘i

We take regular and convenient mail service to and from Hawai‘i for granted. One hundred years ago, things were a...

Bookshelf: Crossing the Bar

Bookshelf: Crossing the Bar

I’m a valet parker for ships. — Captain Paul Lobo Maritime pilots are professional mariners with years of seagoing experience. They use their...

San Francisco Recap

San Francisco Recap

Last month, Maritime Hawai‘i attended the Council of American Maritime Museums’ (CAMM) 2017 conference, which was held in San Francisco,...

Falls of Clyde – April 2017 Update

Falls of Clyde – April 2017 Update

David O’Neill says that he has gained the support of Pi Superyachts and has been busy building his list of maritime contacts....

100 Years Ago – Sir Ernest Shackleton in Hawai‘i

100 Years Ago – Sir Ernest Shackleton in Hawai‘i

At 0745 (7:45 am) on the morning of 3 April 1917, the Oceanic Steamship Company’s ship SS Sierra*, under the...

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