Christopher Columbus

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Noun1.Christopher Columbus - Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)Christopher Columbus - Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
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The great Admiral of the Ocean Sea, however, as Diego laments bitterly in this his presumed memoirs, was also "an arrogant man that renamed the world at will, changing the nature of everything, mixing what was ours with what was to be theirs.
On November 13, the United Seamen's Service 2009 40th Annual Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented to Donald Kurz, President and CEO of Keystone Shipping, and to Ronald Widdows, Group President and CEO of Neptune Orient Lines, parent company of APL.
Recently, it was my good fortune to receive on behalf of the men and women of MTMC the USS Admiral of the Ocean Sea award from United Seamen's Service.