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8:04 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Massive MSC Maeva cargo ship calling on Charleston today

The behemoth MSC Maeva may be 35 feet shorter than the longest cargo ship to ever visit Charleston, but it's 1,065-foot long hull dwarfs the USS Yorktwon aircraft carrier by a whopping 192 feet.
4:05 am on Wednesday February 27, 2013

Massive MSC Maeva cargo ship calling on Charleston today

The behemoth MSC Maeva may be 35 feet shorter than the longest cargo ship to ever visit Charleston, but it's 1,065-foot long hull dwarfs the USS Yorktwon aircraft carrier by a whopping 192 feet.
2:43 am on Monday November 5, 2012

Marking 151st anniversary of Port Royal occupation, scale model of lead ship to be presented

Submitted The USS Wabash model at1/96 scale made from basswood took 11 months to design and build and was designed from National Archive drawings. It's 48 inches long by 28 inches tall. On November 7, 1861, the USS Wabash led a Union fleet that...
12:50 pm on Sunday February 27, 2011

Civil War at 150: A pair of ironclads take on the Union blockade in Charleston

A nineteenth-century photograph of a painting by Conrad Wise Chapman, depicting the Confederate ironclads Chicora and Palmetto State in the Charleston Harbor during the Civil War.Continuing their series of articles on the Civil War's 150th...
11:28 am on Monday June 8, 2009

The Tall Ships are coming back: Charleston Harborfest 2009

Image by Flickr user shoebappaImage by 20090608-harbor.jpg Updated June 21. Charleston Harborfest is coming back to the Lowcountry June 26 to 28 for a weekend full of high seas adventure and education. A number of tall ships are confirmed for...
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