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  • Redemptora As A Shipwreck

    Chapter 4: Review of Archaeological Literature The history of the Redemptora as a shipwreck starts at an unknown date. Until now, little had been found about its abandonment, reflecting a common practice of disposing of vessels without fanfare. However, in the museum files (WA Maritime Museum file MA File No: 10/78-1) a very interesting article in the U.E.C (Underwater Explorers’ Club) News of October 1962 was unveiled, signed by the ‘Beach Master’. It reports on page six that the author had met one Mr. Fred Sweetman 81, skipper of the Lady Forest and ex-employee of the Harbour & Lights Department, who told him that ‘he remembered the old ship being used as a coal hulk in Careening bay them towed over to Clarence (Naval Base) and burnt’. Unfortunately, no date is given. Reflecting the common practice in those days, the vessel was possibly emptied of all valuable items and burned in order to obtain reusable metal fittings (Richards et al. 2005:24). The specifics of the operation can only be guessed. It is not known if the charred remains sank without help or were towed seawards to be sunk in the shallow waters of Jervoise Bay. Whatever the case, after sinking a common process of shipwreck formation started. Any wood parts in open contact with the sea environment were almost completely destroyed by mechanical and biological agents, except for the parts protected by the ballast stones and anoxic sediments. First Archaeological Research Before 1978, little was known about the…

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  • Reflective Essay: The Differences Between Leadership And Powerpoint

    creating change. Whether it be by inspiration, motivation, or workspace culture individuals at all levels have the ability to do more than just punch in and punch. Management is the completion of goals accurately and with orderly results. All individuals have the ability to execute the management function just like the leadership function. I have not worked with a civilian(s) until I got this job. I am the only uniform in the building. Although I do not have much experience in regards…

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  • Personal Narrative: Veterans Day

    120. Oh well I remember saying, and thinking what shall life bring? As that next week went by I took a good look at what I wanted to do. No I had no thoughts of running to Canada to escape the draft. Yes, Vietnam was still going on and yes solders where still getting killed. I decided I will make the best of it and instead of waiting for then to send the draft notice I went down to the government building on a Monday morning and look into the different services and what they had to offer. I…

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  • Short Story: Boot Camp

    Chapter 1 Deployment: It had been a rough nine weeks for the young marine. Boot camp was nothing he had expected, there wasn’t a single moment he wasn’t tired or getting yelled at. The 24 year old Adam Carmicheal stared out the window of the hummer, military armor, very safe very hot. A few beads of sweat rolled down his pale skin. He pushed up his falling glasses, not even a few days into deployment and he already hated Iraq. He had been greeted by some not-so-friendly locals who through items…

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  • David Gruber: A Rhetorical Analysis

    Essay writing is an excellent technique to convey information and express one’s thoughts on a subject matter towards an audience. David Gruber, a marine biologist, performed an informative, yet engrossing TED talk, on October 2015, concerning the fascinating sea creatures that inhabit the world’s unfathomable sea. His utilization of an implicit thesis and strong supporting arguments, multiple literary devices and methods of developments, and his overall purpose and effectiveness of the oral…

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  • West Indian Manatee Essay

    calm, quiet waters to relax and eat. When the water they habitat in becomes colder than sixty-eight degrees, most manatees will migrate to warmer waters (Onderko). In order to survive, they must surface the water for air about every three minutes while they are active. However, a resting manatee can remain submerged under water for up to fifteen minutes. Manatees are a migratory species. In the United States they are concentrated in Florida during the winter but can be found as far north as…

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  • Character Analysis Of Miles 'Epiphany In Miles'

    Throughout Miles’ journey, Miles becomes more appreciative, for his and others’ life. While walking on the beach, Miles observes a seashell and has an epiphany, “Those shells, as unique and timeless as bones, helped me realize, that in the life on Earth, we are houseflies, here for one flash of light,” (45). Miles’ epiphany is that his life on earth will not last forever. After his “one flash of light,” he will be gone. Humans only get one chance to live on earth and Miles realizes he needs to…

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  • Marine Biology Career Essay

    Marine biology has always been a dream job of mine. I went to the Pittsburgh Zoo when I was eight years old, and I saw the crawl through aquarium and I was amazed. Ever since then I have always wanted to be surrounded by sea animals and help them in any way possible. While I was at the zoo there was this girl, who I can now tell was a marine biologist, who gave a bunch of facts about the stingrays that we were allowed to pet. She would just ramble off from the top of her head about all the…

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  • Personal Statement: A Career As A Marine Mammal Trainer

    When I grow up, I want to be a marine mammal trainer. This has always been my dream job because I love marine animals more than any other kind of animals. I want to be able to build relationships with them, take care of them, and play with them on a daily basis. I chose this career because I’ll be getting to do what I love every day for a living. This is a very fun and hands-on job. All day you are working with the animals or performing/speaking to the public. Another thing that made me choose…

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  • Narrative Essay About Being Afghanistan

    Afghanistan: There were many challenges in the military but I am choosing to write about one scenario that made me realize what type of person I am. Even though I had struggle all through school, I was surprisingly good at being a Marine. Once I finished my first year in the military my parents grew to be pretty comfortable with the idea of me being in the corps. I think it is because they saw that I was finally growing up. In the Marine Corps they do not care about excuses and they definitely…

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