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Democracy not meant to be a party

In the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta "HMS Pinafore," Sir Joseph, a former member of the British Parliament who has been appointed lord admiral of the queen's navy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080609/opi_478367384.shtml
Today in History

...Schrank, declaring, "It takes more than one bullet to kill a bull moose."In 1939, a German U-boat torpedoed and sank the HMS Royal Oak, a British battleship anchored at Scapa Flow in Scotland's Orkney Islands; 833 of the more than 1,200 men aboard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Fledgling nation goes to war

...off needed supplies. This was followed by two battles at sea in which the USS Peacock defeated the HMS Epervier, and the USS Wasp defeated the HMS Reindeer. By July, the British were occupying Eastern Maine but the Americans captured Fort Erie...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/fledgling-nation-goes-war
Neighbors
This day in History: May 27

...Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France, with a loss of some 2,000 lives, three days after the Bismarck sank the HMS Hood. In 1942, Navy Cook 3rd Class Doris "Dorie" Miller became the first African-American to receive the Navy Cross for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/day-history-may-27
State | Local
Two British sailors die in sub explosion

...to Anchorage, officials said Wednesday. Sound off on the important issues at The explosion happened late Tuesday aboard the HMS Tireless, which was submerged under an ice cap about 170 miles north of Deadhorse. The submarine was conducting a joint exercise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032207/sta_20070322023.shtml
News
Dimond Park high school overrun climbs to $2.7 million

...said other funds can cover the overrun, which they stressed was only a possibility. The estimate, produced in late May by HMS of Anchorage, is that putting up the school building will cost nearly $35.96 million. That's almost $1 million more than...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060805/loc_20050608014.shtml
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Fighting ships bore SE names

...the names Glacier Bay and Pybus Bay but, after they were sent to Great Britain under Lend Lease, were renamed HMS Atheling and HMS Emperor. In addition, 22 of the 37 Casablanca class CVEs carried Southeast Alaska place names. With the number...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072303/nei_shipnames.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...held its first commencement. In 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship "Bon Homme Richard" defeated the HMS Serapis after the American commander, John Paul Jones, is said to have declared: "I have not yet begun to fight!"

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092304/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...held its first commencement. In 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard defeated the HMS Serapis after the American commander, John Paul Jones, is said to have declared: "I have not yet begun to fight!" In 1806...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092305/sta_20050923014.shtml
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This Day in History

...In 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated the HMS Serapis in battle. In 1806, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis more than two years after setting out for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092307/sta_20070923018.shtml
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