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AIS Live Ships Map provides free real-time information about ship movements and ports. The system is based on AIS (Automatic Identification System). As from December 2004, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) required all vessels over 299GT to carry an AIS transponder on board, which transmits their position, speed and course, among some other static information, such as vessel’s name, dimensions and voyage details.
International Maritime Bureau Live Piracy Map shows all the piracy and armed robbery incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre during 2012. Zoom-in and click on the pointers to view more information of an individual attack.
Sophia Jane, Australia's first steamer. Painting by C. Dickson Gregory; H13781
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CLIP is a not-for-profit volunteer project, set up to assist research into the records of British merchant seafarers of the late 19th and early 20th century.The site provides information about the records of British seafarers and ships, and access to the CLIP maritime database.
Albion [ship]. Watercolour by G. F. Gregory, 1867; H91.151/30