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Mystery of the USS Nina

Article by Adam Thomas | Photos by Evan Krape In 1910, the Navy steamer tug known as the USS Nina sank off the coast of Delaware and Maryland with more than 30 people aboard. The official location of the shipwreck has remained a mystery since. Now, thanks to a joint effort by the University of Delaware, the U.S. Navy and

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RRS Sir David Attenborough Prepares for Sea Trials


The RRS Sir David Attenborough (SDA) is getting ready for its next round of sea trials. This is an important part of the preparations for the ship’s first Antarctic mission. The ship has been in dry dock at Cammell Laird shipyard since March to enable engineers to carry out technical fixes and refinements identified during the first round of trials, as well as commissioning new scientific equipment in the ship’s hull and laboratories. 

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Job Posting: USGS Marine Electronics Technician

The U.S. Geological Survey is looking for an electronics technician (marine instrumentation) for the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. Duties include, but are not limited to: working collaboratively both at sea and in the laboratory to operate, maintain, repair and redesign geophysical and sampling equipment; inspecting equipment in the laboratory and/or aboard a research vessel; participating in the

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