"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Fred Fry has Maritime Monday 109 up at gCaptain.com with a look at an at sea pipelayer and a gazillion other links to keep idle hands from doing the devil's work. Don't miss "Texas Chicken" and part II of the 500 kt run outbound on the Houston Ship Channel.