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Key West Shipwreck Museum Blog

Happy Earth Day!

April 22nd, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Ship Figureheads

April 18th, 2017 by Piper Smith

Leading back to before the Viking period (I know, I thought the vikings started them too) at around 350 and 650 A.D. ship figureheads began making an appearance on large ...

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Happy Easter!

April 16th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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First Day of Spring!

March 20th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Daylight Savings Begins!

March 12th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Get to know Michael Gibson

March 7th, 2017 by Piper Smith

Title: Operations Manager of the Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum What brought you to Key West? Our kids grew up and my wife and I wanted to move as far South as ...

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Anatomy of a Ship

February 21st, 2017 by Piper Smith

Though there are many ships that roam the ocean, each with an anatomy a bit different than the other, it is important to have basic knowledge of the components that ...

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Happy Valentines Day!

February 14th, 2017 by Piper Smith


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Maritime Flags

January 24th, 2017 by Piper Smith

Maritime flags were designed for ship communication way before there was morse code or radio. There is a flag for each letter of the alphabet, numbers 0-9, and even substitutes and ...

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