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PROVIDENCE, R.I. If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice.

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SEARSPORT - Hear exciting stories of the shipwrecks of Penobscot Bay told by Maine historian Harry Gratwick in his illustrated talk at Penobscot Marine Museum on Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m. as part of their summer Thursday Night Lecture Series.

Harry Gratwick, whose many books on Maine include 'Stories From the Maine Coast: Skippers, Ships and Storms,' shares highlights from his research on the Bay's fascinating history of shipwrecks. Learn about the famous Revolutionary War shipwrecks of the ill-fated Penobscot Expedition, as well as exciting stories of more modern shipwrecks.

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