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Turner Designs Provides Fluorometers for Gulf Spill

Turner Designs is providing in situ and Laboratory Fluorometers specifically configured to detect Crude Oil for tracking the Gulf Oil spill.  Equipment being deployed includes the C3 Submersible Fluorometer, as specified in the USCG SMART protocol; the Cyclops-7 Submersible Crude Oil sensor with the DataBank, our handheld datalogger; and the Trilogy Laboratory Fluorometer for discrete sampling on shipboard.  With our standard leadtime of 1-2 weeks, Turner Designs’ fluorometers can be deployed quickly to start providing valuable spill tracking information. www.turnerdesigns.com  


Viking Raid: New Novel Portrays Wall St. Shipping Tycoon

Viking Raid, by Matthew McCleery

Marine Money announced the release of Viking Raid: A Robert Fairchild Novel, the much-anticipated sequel to The Shipping Man: A Novel, by Matthew McCleery, President of Marine Money International and Managing Director of Blue Sea Capital. Both books are now available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble online. Combining swashbuckling shipping adventure with corporate finance derring-do, Viking Raid follows the adventures of former hedge fund manager, Robert Fairchild


New Book: George Washington’s Secret Navy

George Washington’s Secret Navy: How the American Revolution Went to Sea, by James L. Nelson has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for excellence in naval literature.  The book is published by McGraw-Hill Professional.   Presented annually by the Naval Order of the United States, the Morison Award is given to the author “who by his published writings has made a substantial contribution to the preservation of the history and traditions


This Day in Coast Guard History - Jan. 15

1836- A General Order from the Secretary of the Treasury prescribed that "Blue cloth be substituted for the uniform dress of the officers of the Revenue Cutter Service, instead of grey. . ." thereby ending a controversy that ad brewed for years regarding the uniforms of the Service. 1947- The first helicopter flight to the base "Little America" in Antarctica took place.  The pilot was LT James A


 
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