Latest Barry Clifford Stories

Shipwreck Off Haiti Coast Could Be Remains Of Columbus' Santa Maria
2014-05-13 13:08:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the three most important ships in American history, the Santa Maria, has apparently been found off the coast of Haiti, according to claims from renowned archeaologist Barry Clifford. “All the geographical, underwater topography and archaeological evidence strongly suggests that this wreck is Columbus’ famous flagship, the Santa Maria,” Clifford told The Independent. According to historical accounts, the Santa Maria ran...

2011-08-19 08:10:00

Imagine being able to embrace the charm of the 18th century through the eyes of a sea-ridden pirate. I took a trip to capture the whimsical moments given by National Geographic's "Real Pirate: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship" exhibit in Denver, Colorado just days before its set to expire in the Rocky Mountain capital. The exhibit features a discovery made by Barry Clifford in 1984 of a slave ship turned pirate ship in 1717. From the moment you step into...

2011-04-26 11:49:00

From Blackbeard to Billy the Kid, Summer Events Follow Famous Cowboys, American Indians and Pirates DENVER, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Denver is a city of adventure, but never more so than this summer when a series of special events allow visitors to touch Real Pirates booty at the Museum of Nature & Science, get their hands dirty in Marvelous Mud at the Denver Art Museum, or bid on the only authentic tintype of Billy the Kid at Brian Lebel's Old West Show & Auction....

2008-07-03 00:00:18

One of Plymouth airline Air Southwest's most regular customers has celebrated a flying milestone. Barry Clifford has notched up 150 flights on the airline - and that impressive number is still soaring. Chief executive of the region's low-fare airline Jim Cameron congratulated Mr Clifford when he arrived at Plymouth City Airport for his weekly flight back home to Manchester. Well-known to all the cabin crew, ground staff and check-in teams, Mr Clifford has completed 75 return journeys...

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