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1975: SS Mayaguez

The Pantagraph 15 May 2022
In 1975, U.S. forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which had been seized by the Khmer Rouge. (All 39 crew members had already been released safely by Cambodia; some 40 U.S ... .
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Today in History: May 15, George Wallace shot and paralyzed

The Citizens' Voice 15 May 2022
Today is Sunday, May 15, the 135th day of 2022. There are 230 days left in the year. Today's Highlight ... In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture ... In 1967, the U.S ... forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which had been seized by the Khmer Rouge.
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Today in History

The Roseburg News-Review 15 May 2022
Today is Sunday, May 15, the 135th day of 2022. There are 230 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight. ... On this date.. In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture ... forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which had been seized by the Khmer Rouge.
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This Day in History

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 15 May 2022
Today is Sunday, May 15, the 135th day of 2022. There are 230 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History. ... On this date. ... In 1967, the U.S ... In 1972, Alabama Gov. George C ... In 1975, U.S. forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which had been seized by the Khmer Rouge ... In 2007, the Rev ... .
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Today in History — May 15

Winona Daily News 15 May 2022
On this date. In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture ... In 1967, the U.S ... In 1972, Alabama Gov. George C ... Bremer, who served 35 years for attempted murder ... forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which had been seized by the Khmer Rouge ... .
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Iran Navy foils pirate attack, IRGC seizes vessel smuggling fuel

Press TV 14 May 2022
Iran's Navy says its forces have foiled a pirate attack against a merchant ship sailing in the Gulf of Aden ... Currently, the 80th naval fleet of the Islamic Republic of Iran, including Alborz destroyer and Bushehr naval escort ship, are operating in the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden for convoy of vessels including merchant ships and oil tankers.
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World War Two submarine's Jolly Roger flag goes under hammer

BBC News 14 May 2022
A Jolly Roger pirate flag from a World War Two Royal Navy submarine will go under the hammer later ... It is being sold by his grandson Gordon Sharp, who said ... "The stars and cannon represent four merchant vessels sunk with the deck gun. "The white bars signify merchant ships and the red bars warships ... Related Internet Links ... Related Topics ... .
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Trudy Rubin: Save Odesa to save the world from hunger and high food prices

Finger Lakes Times 14 May 2022
Eighty percent of its wheat used to ship from Odesa until Russia began blockading this major Black Sea port and targeting its civilians ... “A good model,” he said, “was Operation Earnest Will, when the United States conducted escort convoys to merchant ships in the Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s.”.
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Sunday Today in History 5-15-22

The Sharon Herald 14 May 2022
Sunday Today in History. Today is Sunday, May 15, the 135th day of 2022. There are 230 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History. ... On this date. ... In 1972, Alabama Gov. George C ... In 1975, U.S. forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which had been seized by the Khmer Rouge ... In 2007, the Rev.
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Cruising from Bangkok to Ayutthaya on a vintage rice barge

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 May 2022
Chinese merchant ships used porcelain as ballast,” explains our guide, Chana Ondej, who told us to call him Jack ... The ship’s four staterooms — named after the river’s northern headwaters — follow a similarly rich palette ... We arrive back at the ship to find the crew, now ...
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Is the open ship registry system worth implementing?

B & FT Online 13 May 2022
The BSL strictly adhered to the closed registry system with substantial legislative support from the Merchant Shipping Act, 1963 (Act 183) as amended by N.L.C.D ... Maritime Organization (IMO), the Ghana Shipping Act, 2003 (Act 645) replaced the Merchant Shipping Act, 1963 (Act 183).
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Russia’s Sovcomflot Sells Tankers as Sanctions Loom – WSJ

Moscow Times 13 May 2022
Russia’s state-controlled shipping giant Sovcomflot has sold roughly a dozen of its ships ahead of this week’s EU deadline for sanctions imposed over the invasion of Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday ... Sovcomflot is negotiating to sell other ships with entities that include the China Merchants Group, WSJ reported.
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It is time to abandon ship

Press Telegram 13 May 2022
The incompetence over the years has been as visible as the rust on the ship and its decrepit conjoined Russian submarine ... Some would call the ship “iconic.” Others, ironic ... Unfortunately, such information would disrupt the narrative of this “iconic” ship ... John McLaurin is the president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association.

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President Joe Biden signs S. 583, the “Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2021” or the “PRICE Act of 2021,” Tuesday, February 22, 2022, in the Oval Office at the White House.
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