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On this day: The Destruction of the Island of Psara

Greek City Times 20 Jun 2021
On the morning of June 21, 1824, the island of Psara, which had joined The Greek War of Independence on April 10, 1821, was invaded by the Turkish fleet, comprising 176 ships (warships and transports), that had sailed from Mytilene heading for Psara carrying 17,000 Turkish and Albanian troops.
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Churchill's work, yacht set for auction

The Manila Times 19 Jun 2021
NEW YORK ... Churchill kept the painting for 40 years before offering it in 1961, four years before his death, to his friend the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, Phillips Deputy Chairman Jean-Paul Engelen told Agence France-Presse ... It had been a part of the Normandy landings before Onassis bought the ship post-war for $34,000 ... AFP ... .
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Churchill painting from Onassis superyacht to auction in New York

Raw Story 19 Jun 2021
Churchill kept the painting for 40 years before offering it in 1961, four years before his death, to his friend the Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, Phillips Deputy Chairman Jean-Paul Engelen told AFP ... It had been a part of the Normandy landings before Onassis bought the ship post-war for $34,000 ... Paul Getty, Eva Peron and others ... .
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The mystery of Greek fire

Heritage Daily 18 Jun 2021
Byzantine military manuals also give mention of Greek fire filled jars, caltrops wrapped with tow soaked in the substance, and cranes called gerania that would pour Greek fire onto enemy ships ... Header Image – A Byzantine ship using Greek fire – Public Domain.
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SNF Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos Featured in Town & Country

The National Herald 17 Jun 2021
The article noted that the SNF was “established after the death of its namesake Greek shipping tycoon 25 years ago,” and “Dracopoulos (Niarchos’ great-nephew) manages an international organization that, since its founding, has awarded more than $3.1 ...
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'People had cabin fever': Business booming for Fall River lighthouse offering overnight stays

Taunton Daily Gazette 17 Jun 2021
FALL RIVER — It’s not that Kevin Ferias doesn’t want your business ... “We were already booked solid six months in advance,” Ferias said ... More ... More ... Ferias says it took a lot of time and effort, but he finally managed to track down four 17-inch aluminum portholes from a merchant ship belonging to a Greek salvage company.
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Predictable plot and lame Boston references: 'Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' misses its mark

Metrowest Daily News 17 Jun 2021
Frustrated, Bobby yells to his charges in a questionable accent ... At the center of that incident is a Greek shipping magnate (Antonio Banderas) plotting a cyber attack on all European countries except his beloved motherland. The plan involves power grids, deep-water drilling and, yeah, it’s as dumb as it sounds ... More. 'Bill Belichick Hoodie Day'.
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Legal issues delay repatriation of Filipino seafarers from China

The Manila Times 16 Jun 2021
The Greek vessel was detained by the Guangzhou Maritime Court due to a financial dispute between the cargo receiver, Guangzhou South China Coal Trade Center Co, and the ship's owners Angeliki Dynamic Investment Corp ... The Greek captain and lieutenant were advised to stay on the ship, however, along with the 13 Filipino crew.
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Celestyal Cruises Resumes Cruise Operations with First Sailings

The National Herald 16 Jun 2021
This Greek island itinerary calls upon Kusadasi (Turkey), Rhodes, Santorini, Lavrion, Mykonos, Milos, and Crete ... "It is with great pride for all of us working in the Greek tourism industry to see the return of Celestyal ships to the Greek seas this summer,” said Greece’s Minister of Tourism, Harry Theoharis.
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Inquiry’s ‘nightmarish recollections’ speak volumes in Owen McCafferty’s ‘Titanic’

Chicago Sun-Times 16 Jun 2021
It’s been over 109 years since the ship named for a doomed race of Greek gods sank, but almost everybody still has a “Titanic” reference, even if it’s only of a fictional character screaming “I’m the king of the world” from the bow of a giant ship ... The ship’s electric lights were burning right up until they were submerged.
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Why We Should Remember Menelaus, the King Lost in his Wife’s Shadow

Ancient Origins 15 Jun 2021
The Family Tree of Menelaus in Greek Mythology. Menelaus was the younger brother of Agamemnon, the overall commander of the Greek army ... Greek King, Trojan War Leader and Man of Power The Curse of the House of Atreus ... A thousand Greek ships were launched against Troy, 60 of which were commanded by Menelaus himself.
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Review: Everybody deserves better than the dreadful sequel ‘The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’

The Los Angeles Times 15 Jun 2021
I’m so sorry ... Advertisement ... What overly complicated international incident have they gotten themselves into this time? It involves Antonio Banderas as a flamboyant Greek shipping magnate/terrorist, Aristotle Papadopolous, who is procuring diamond-tipped drills on the black market in order to access the data junction boxes that control Europe ... Rated.
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Erdoğan’s top advisor: Mitsotakis is a knucklehead, Turkey is waiting in the trenches

Greek City Times 14 Jun 2021
The Greeks call this as the disaster of the century ... During the Great Fire of Smyrna towards the end of the Greco-Turkish War, forces of genocide perpetrator Mustafa Kemal Ataturk set fire to the great city, resulting in many Greek civilians desperately trying to swim to ships in the harbour and drowning.
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Movie review: 'The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' is a big miss

Finger Lakes Times 14 Jun 2021
I’m so sorry ... What overly complicated international incident have they gotten themselves into this time? It involves Antonio Banderas as a flamboyant Greek shipping magnate/terrorist, Aristotle Papadopolous, who is procuring diamond tipped drills on the black market in order to access the data junction boxes that control all of Europe ... Who knows ... ___.
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