Miracle icon of Panagia Kamariotissa Samothrace: During the 9th century, there were two sets of fishermen who were at shore that seen a radiant bright light at sea. The fishermen decided to take two boats and go offshore to the radiant light, the reached the light and saw a canister, in the canister was this icon of Panagia. They first took it to one fisherman's home, and later decided to build a small church for the faithful to venerate this miracle icon
John Newton (1725-1807) Evangelical divine and hymn writer. Was an English sailor, in the Royal Navy for a period, and later a captain of slave ships. He became ordained as an evangelical Anglican cleric, served Olney, Buckinghamshire for two decades, and also wrote hymns, known for Amazing Grace and Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken.
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After several Naval ships went down in surprise attacks during WWII it became clear that American enemies ascertained invaluable information about the position and course of the ships -- from the Navy sailors themselves. To heed warning these signs were hung in the the Navy Ship Yards warning men about female spies - attempting to coerce information from them. The warning gave way to a popular saying in the Navy urging men to keep their mouths shut; "loose lips sink ships." Photo: International