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o In Canada, is Kingston, Ontario's historic Steam Launch Phoebe at risk? The story is here
o ICMM Executive Council prepares for annual meeting. The Council will meet again at Greenwich, UK, on 13/14 March this year with ICMM's new President, Steve White, in the chair. Two other ICMM committees, the Maritime Archaeology Committee and the International Historic & Traditional Ships Panel (IHTS) will also meet in Greenwich in conjunction with the EC meeting.
o Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's 'Apprentice for a Day' public boatbuilding program. Read the story here
o Upcoming events at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, UK Details here
o Remains of stranded 1871 Whaling Fleet located in Alaska. NOAA archaeologists have found the battered remains of two whaling ships thought to be among those caught and destroyed in a major ice stranding of whaling ships in 1871. Read the story here
o Australian Pirate Patrol. A photographic and film display at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, until April this year, parallels the National Geographic Channel series on the Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Toowoomba on piracy and smuggling patrol. More details here
o Its Valparaiso, Chile for the ICMM 2017 Congress. Click the 'ICMM 2017 Congress' button in the main menu for more information.
o information from the 2015 ICMM Congress in Hong Kong can be read by clicking here
o Which museums are ICMM members? See the 'ICMM Member Directory' tab on the ICMM homepage or by clicking here.
** TO ALL ICMM members: The photographic 'carousel' above this Notebook can show 20 pictures. If your museum has a photograph you would like considered for the 'carousel', email it with a brief description to the Webmaster