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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

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Michigan Shipwreck Group Says It Found Historic Schooner

A shipwreck-exploring group has discovered what it believes is a 19th century vessel off the coast of Grand Haven.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2012

Man Locked In Ship Bathroom Loses Appeal

A Michigan man sued for false imprisonment after he was locked in a ship bathroom for 20 to 25 minutes until the crew responded.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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Researchers: Excavation Of Shipwreck Warranted

Tests performed at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan have provided enough evidence for researchers to recommend an excavation of the site of a shipwreck to determine if it’s a French vessel that sank in 1679,

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2011

The first U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship, Freedom (LCS 1), the inaugural ship in an entirely new class of U.S. Navy surface warships, is seen conducting a speed run during Builders Trials. (Courtesy: Lockheed Martin /Released)

City To Hold Naming Ceremony For U.S. Navy Ship “USS Detroit”

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin will join U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on Monday for a naming ceremony for the sixth Navy ship to bear the name USS Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

The USS Arctic and USS Detroit steam side-by-side as they prepare to conduct a Replenishment-at-Sea operation. (Photo by Lance H. Mayhew Jr./US Navy/Getty Images)

US Navy Names Warship In Detroit’s Honor

Congratulations, Detroit! The U.S. Navy has decided to name a ship in the city’s honor.

03/19/2011

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Tugs Work To Free Vessel

Seven tug boats were expected to work Sunday to free the 579-foot long McKee Sons vessel that ran aground Friday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2010

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Busy Day For Last-Minute Mailing

Post offices across Metro Detroit are seeing lots of Santa’s elves on what is the busiest mailing day of the year for sending Christmas cards and other holiday cheer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

Freighter Fined After Running Aground

The Coast Guard has fined a freighter $5,000 for not promptly reporting that it ran aground.

10/21/2010

Ship Lost For More Than 150 Years Is Recovered

Canadian archeologists have found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage and which was lost in the search for the doomed expedition of Sir John Franklin, […]

07/29/2010

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