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Thursday, November 16, 2006

MHN Calendar: Dix Ceremony, North by West

Here's selected special events from the Maritime Heritage Network Calendar for Nov. 18-20, 2006.
  • 11/18/2006: Meeting, Dix Remembrance Day, Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Noon to 1:00 PM, Price: $10 donation, Elliott Bay, Board at Pier 55, 206-932-0971,, Brief cruise aboard an Argosy Cruise vessel to a ceremony honoring the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the steamer Dix
  • 11/18/2006: Concert, North by West, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Price: $10 General; $8 students, seniors, and maritime heritage organization members, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle, 206-447-9800,, The best maritime music from Vancouver, BC
  • 11/18/2006: Concert, The Daily Flash with Pint & Dale, Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Ctr, 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Price: $10.00 cover, Highliner Pub, Fisherman's Terminal, Seattle, 206-248-9592,, Northwest rockers The Daily Flash perform with maritime music duo William Pint and Felicia Dale.
  • 11/19/2006: Concert, Navy Band Northwest, Naval Undersea Museum, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Price: FREE, Naval Undersea Museum, Keyport, Wash., 360-396-4148,, Ceremonial band performs
  • 11/19/2006: Lecture, Underwater Archaeology, Bainbridge Island Historical Society, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Price: Contact BIHS, Island Center Hall, Winslow, 206-842-2773,, Learn about underwater archeaology of the region from local archaeologist David Grant, including discussion of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the steamer Dix.
  • 11/20/2006: Lecture, Battleship Washington, Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Price: Contact MOHAI, Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24th Ave E., McCurdy Park, 206-324-1126,, Lecture by Jack Carver on early battleship
MHN is always looking for more events for listing in its Calendar page. If you know of a maritime-related event in the Pacific Northwest, please send details to


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