The commanding officer of a Navy destroyer was fired for not telling his bosses where his ship was

The commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer Decatur was relieved of command after misleading the Navy’s 3rd Fleet about the ship’s position, according to a new report. An investigation of the incident, obtained by the San Diego Union Tribune, claimed that Cmdr. Bob Bowen instructed his crew in September to avoid notifying 3rd Fleet officials…

Navy Health Center Ship Sailing to New York City Harbor, Cuomo States

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Cruising Into a Storm: 2020 Sales Predictions Grow Even Leaner

By Steph Willems on March 25, 2020 Everything seemed hunky dory after the New Year’s celebrations wrapped up and all the party hats and disposable drink cups were swept from the floor. Unbeknownst to the auto industry, however, the ship was heading into a sea roiled by a storm no one saw coming. Now, with…

Lego Pirates of Barracuda Bay Structure Set

Lego Pirates of Barracuda Bay Building Set For kids of the late ’80s and early ’90s, Lego’s Black Seas Barracuda pirate ship was among the most sought-after sets around. The new Pirates of Barracuda Bay brings back the beloved classic in a new way. Instead of sailing the high seas, the pirates are now shipwrecked on…

An Open Source Shipboard Computer System

We’re not sure how many of you out there own a boat large enough to get its own integrated computer network, but it doesn’t really matter. Even if you can’t use this project personally, it’s impossible not to be impressed with the work [mgrouch] has put into the “Bareboat Necessities” project. From the construction of…

US Navy anticipates there will probably be ‘hundreds’ of coronavirus cases aboard the warship USS Theodore Roosevelt

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly reported Thursday that there are presently 114 coronavirus cases aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.”I can tell you with great certainty there’s going to be more. It will probably be in the hundreds,” he told reporters at the Pentagon.The updated case numbers followed an announcement that Modly…

Cruise workers on Holland America’s Rotterdam ship state they were pushed into a risky rescue objective of the COVID-19 stricken Zaandam, and now hundreds of crew members are stranded onboard questioning what’s next.

When Holland America’s MS Zaandam cruise ship was stricken with a coronavirus outbreak onboard, the MS Rotterdam was dispatched to provide aid. But crew members on the Rotterdam told Business Insider they felt blindsided when they were tasked with taking on hundreds of Zaandam passengers — and risking exposure to COVID-19.”The Rotterdam was told it was…

The Coronavirus Is Harming Travel, So Greece Has Begun Offering Virtual Tourist

The Acropolis is one of Greece’s most popular tourist attractions. More than 32 million foreign tourists visited Greece last year. Yorgos Karahalis/AP hide caption toggle caption Yorgos Karahalis/AP The Acropolis is one of Greece’s most popular tourist attractions. More than 32 million foreign tourists visited Greece last year. Yorgos Karahalis/AP The coronavirus pandemic has all…

Royal Caribbean is halting new cruises for the next one month in the United States amid coronavirus hazard

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, cruise holding company Royal Caribbean announced Friday afternoon that it would suspend new cruises disembarking from the US for the next 30 days. Cruises that have already disembarked, or will disembark before midnight on Friday, will continue.International cruises are also not affected.  Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Amid the coronavirus…

The Number Ones: Christopher Cross’ “Sailing”

In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present. *** Christopher Cross – “Sailing” HIT #1: August 30, 1980 STAYED AT #1: 1 week A couple of months ago, Billie Eilish…