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|Two ships on the Manchester Ship Canal taking cargo off at Elesmere Port. Note the river Mersey next to the Canal with the tide out. This was a benfit for hte Canal, that ships could sail up the canal even when the tide was out.||01/14/2007||383|
|This is where the ships enter the Manchester Ship Canal. The tide is out at the moment, but as soon as the tide comes in the ships can enter or exit the canal. Once in the canal they can safly move up and down the canal without worring about the level of the tide.||01/14/2007||472|
|DestinSharks (www.destinsharks.com), a boating and fishing blog, has announced an ability to view Tide Stations and Predictions for the US in Google Earth. His file shows 1400 Tide Stations and 2900 sub-stations and allows you to view 3D tide prediction tables for each location.||08/29/2006||629|
|Small vessels stranded at low tide, Granville, France.|
Zoom out to see the marina with tidal gates.
|The shipyards at Alang recycle approximately half of all ships salvaged around the world. The yards are located on the Gulf of Khambat, 50 kilometres southeast of Bhavnagar. Visiting Westerners complain that before shipbreaking began there in June 1983 the beach at Alang was pristine and unspoiled. However, locals say that the work provides a reasonably paid job by local standards, with a stead...||08/01/2009||2,749|
|At low tide, 4x4 drive here. At high tide, boats sit here.||01/24/2009||810|
|This is the lighthouse located in Crescent City, California, as featured in the "California's Gold" episode "Northwest Corner". An interesting point is made during the episode in that during high tide, the lighthouse is separated from the mainland by water, but during low tide, one can walk from the mainland to the lighthouse completely over dry land. This satellite picture ...||12/30/2009||468|
|This tool shows positions of ships around the World if informations about the ships.|
Ships are even made in 3D and apears when you zoom in.
Note; If you have a slow computer it can take some time to upload.
|Only 2 out of 2751 Liberty ships survived over the years.|
The Liberty ships were cargo ships built in the United States during World War II. They were cheap and quick to build, and came to symbolize U.S. wartime industrial output. Based on vessels ordered by Britain to replace ships torpedoed by German U-boats, they were purchased for the U.S. fleet and for lend-lease provision t...
|A very interesting aerial photography, taken in low water and hig tide, where you can see above the surface the rest of french fleet sank during the famous battle of La Hougue in 1692.|
i've been diving a lot on those wrecks and found many canons and canon balls everywhere.
We salvage a few of them for the local museum.
We can also see hoysters bed everywhere
|On D+1 the caissons, each with a 4 man crew, two sailors and an anti-aircraft gun emplacement, were towed to positions about a mile off-shore and handed over to a fleet of powerful harbour tugs which manoeuvred them into their final positions. The caissons' sea valves were opened until they settled at previously agreed depths. Each Mulberry was about a mile long and stood about 30 ft (9m) above...||10/22/2008||842|
|It was built to fight droaght in the dry lands of northeastern Brazil. It still as one of the biggest man-made dam in Brazil. It's located in the state of Ceará.||11/29/2005||453|