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Casinghead Y0-47 - History

Casinghead Y0-47 - History

CasingheadCasinghead is an oil field term which signifies the means by which several sizes of casing are tightly connected below the derrick floor at the top of the hole.(YO-47: dp. 1,731 (f.); 1. 235& 39;; b. 37& 39;; cl. Bullwheel)Casinghead (YO-47) was launched 25 April 1942 by Lake Superior Shipbuilding Co.

USS Wasmuth (DD-338/ DMS-15)

USS Wasmuth (DD-338/ DMS-15)

USS Wasmuth (DD-338/ DMS-15) USS Wasmuth (DD-338) was a Clemson class destroyer that was converted into a minesweeper in 1940, but was lost late in 1942 after two of her own depth charges were swept overboard and detonated close to her stern.The Wasmuth was named after Henry Wasmuth, a US marine who was killed during an attack on Fort Fisher, North Carolina on 21 January 1865.

Relief of a Greek Warrior

Relief of a Greek Warrior

This relief of a Greek warrior dates from 600-50 BCE. It is made from marble. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)

Mansion

Mansion

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Qidan, The Lost City of King Ad: Hoax or Reality?

Qidan, The Lost City of King Ad: Hoax or Reality?

In the middle of World War II a Royal Air Force (RAF) transport plane flying off course over the Arabian desert found a ‘lost city’ deep in the Empty Quarter. It was never seen again.

Spanish archaeologists open a 4,000-year-old Egyptian burial chamber

Spanish archaeologists open a 4,000-year-old Egyptian burial chamber

Egypt never ceases to amaze and every little bit there is new news of new discoveries of that culture that more than 3,000 years later continues to captivate the world. This time it has been a team from our country, exactly, from the University of Jaén (UJA) that has opened for the first time for the experts an intact camera that dates from no more and no less than 4 years ago.