The Mission of the Institute is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense.
Mr. Thompson is the assistant state underwater archaeologist for the State of Maryland. He wishes to thank the many people from the Maryland Maritime Archaeology Program, the Maritime Archaeological and Historical Society, and the St. Clement's Island-Potomac River Museum who participated in the CSS Favorite project.
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