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VIDEO: Historic ship seeks new role in modern world

The SS United States, which was the pinnacle of naval architecture and maritime engineering in ocean liners, faces an uncertain future.

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VIDEO: ‘A mighty fine piece of wood’

This clip is part of a larger body of work shot and produced by William Harry Pfaffle of Fayette, Maine. He made five films for the state Department of Economic Development to promote tourism.

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VIDEO: Ghost shark caught on video

This video of the pointy-nosed blue chimaera was recorded when the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute sent a remotely operated vehicle on several dives as deep as 6,700 feet off California and Hawaii in 2009.

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VIDEO: A developing fall classic

Rob Miller has been fishing off Chatham, Massachusetts, and Nantucket for 15 years.

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VIDEO: Tracking the elusive cuvier’s beaked whale

Mexican and U.S. scientists encountered 29 groups of Cuvier’s beaked whales and studied their habitat and behavioral patterns during a two-week field survey in October at Mexico’s Guadalupe Island aboard a Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessel.

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VIDEO: NOAA vessel explores Pearl Harbor wreckage

On Dec. 7, the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship Okeanos Explorer explored a Japanese mini-submarine, using an ROV. The sub is 5 miles off the entrance to Pearl Harbor and was sunk by the USS Ward on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, 90 minutes before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor by air.

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VIDEO: Last of the Chesapeake bugeyes

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland, is overseeing the return of the Edna E. Lockwood to her original condition.

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VIDEO: The ‘vacuum’ of San Francisco Bay

Raccoon is on a mission: Every day its six-man crew cruises San Francisco Bay and pulls anywhere from six to 30 tons of trash from the water.

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VIDEO: Navigating with sound

Being blind does not hold back Walt Raineri, Kris Scheppe and Scott Ford.

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VIDEO: A triumphant return

During the Golden Age of Sail, harbors were packed with ships that carried cargo around the world.

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VIDEO: Mini-ships prevent big problems

At Port Revel near Grenoble, France, class is in session. Maritime pilots and merchant ship officers from around the world come to the Port Revel Shiphandling Training Centre to improve their skills on miniaturized models of cruise liners, oil tankers, carriers and other vessels on a 13-acre man-made lake.

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VIDEO: Keeping Old-World skills alive

Powerboats have largely replaced wooden sailing boats, barges and other kinds of vessels in a more modern Bangladesh, but Runa Khan recognizes the value of age-old traditions and wants to preserve the country’s nautical heritage.

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VIDEO: Gracious plenty — and then some

Raised on the Maine coast, Peter Burnett came from a family that included several owners and builders of wooden boats.

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VIDEO: Timely response

Six people were rescued Sunday from a 72-foot scallop boat that was sinking five miles off New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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VIDEO: How's that winterizing going?

It’s inevitable. Winter is on its way, and if you’re far enough north it’s probably time to winterize your boat if you haven’t done so already.

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VIDEO: Ocean defender

Established in 1977, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is an international, non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization.

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VIDEO: Safe in the Sound

It’s late fall, but many recreational boaters in New England and other Northern regions are still on the water. If you go, remember that with lower temperatures come higher risks.

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VIDEO: Fun in Fort Lauderdale

The largest Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in the history of the event attracted about 100,000 people to its seven locations.

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VIDEO: Huckins' classic hull

For every boat on the water, there seems to be a different hull shape. There are deep-vee hulls, flat-bottom hulls, cathedral hulls, round-bottom hulls, and the list goes on.

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VIDEO: Restoring Mayflower II

Built in 1957, the Mayflower II is a replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to North America in 1620. Great Britain gave the ship to the United States as a gift of appreciation for help and cooperation during World War II.

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