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E-boats (German: Schnellboot, or S-Boot, meaning "fast boat") was the designation for fast attack craft of the Kriegsmarine during World War II. The S-boat was a very fast vessel, able to cruise at 40 or 50 knots, It was better suited to the open sea and had substantially longer range (approximately 700 nautical miles) than the American PT boat and the British Motor Torpedo Boat (MTB). As a result, the Royal Navy later developed better matched versions of MTBs using the Fairmile 'D' hull…

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from Condé Nast Traveler

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Twenty-four nautical miles off England’s southwestern tip shimmer the Isles of Scilly

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The Apollo 11 crew await pickup by a helicopter from the USS Hornet. The fourth man in the life raft is a United States Navy underwater demolition team swimmer. All four men are wearing biological isolation garments. The Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin aboard splashed down at 11:49 a.m., July 24, 1969, about 812 nautical miles southwest of Hawaii and only 12 nautical miles from the USS Hornet.

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Israel Expands Palestinian Fishing Zone Off Gaza’s Coast

A change to nine nautical miles of the Mediterranean, from six, will allow access to areas that had been off limits for a decade.

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The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles: Delineation, Delimitation and Dispute Settlement (Hardcover)

The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles: Delineation, Delimitation and Dispute Settlement

CHASING THE SUNRISE is documentary about building a sailboat from scratch, then crossing the Atlantic Ocean with it. A 4500 Nautical miles journey on a homem...

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Kõpu tuletorn | Kõpu Lighthouse

Kõpu tuletorn (lighthouse) Kõpu Lighthouse (Estonia: Kõpu tuletorn) is one of the best known symbols of Hiiumaa. It is one of the oldest lighthouses in the world, having been in continuous use since its completion in 1531. The lighthouse marks the Hiiu sandbank (Estonian: Hiiu madal, Swedish: Neckmansgrund) and warns ships away from the shoreline. Light from Kõpu Lighthouse can be used for navigation as far as 26 nautical miles.

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