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May 21, 2016 dinner talk was on recovery of Civil War submarine

Robert Neyland,  an underwater archaeologist, spoke on the archaeology of the Confederate Submarine H.L. Hunley at the ECWG’s May 21 dinner at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. In August 2000, archeologists raised the H.L. Hunley from the Atlantic Ocean off Charleston, S.C. Neyland, who … Continue reading

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Video available on human ancestry discovery

Lee Berger, FI’13, who is an ECWG member, made headline news in September 2015 when he announced the discovery in South Africa of a new early human-like species Homo naledi. Berger gave ECWG members and their guests a preview of … Continue reading

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ECWG April talk on explorers’ discovery of WW II remains on Pacific island

  Harry Brooks, MED93-Sweeney  award, presented a talk “From Butaritari’s Coral Reefs to Arlington Cemetary ”  on April 11 ECWG dinner at the Cosmos Club. It centered on his group finding the WWII remains of an American Marine on Butaritari, … Continue reading

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2 Tables set aside for ECWG members at ECAD

Arrangements have been made for two tables at this year’s Explorers Club Annual Dinner, March 21st, Saturday evening, for ECWG members who’d like to be together when the ECWG’s long-time treasurer Bruce Blanchard, MN 78, receives the Edward C. Sweeney … Continue reading

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Dr. Manyak’s Feb. 28 talk based on his experiences as physician, explorer

Dr. Michael J. Manyak, MED 92, who is a physician specializing in urology and expedition medicine, will spoke on “Travel Health and Security: Key Points to Keep You Safe” at the ECWG’s Feb. 28, 2015, dinner at the Cosmos Club. Whether … Continue reading

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