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  Matthew Perry (naval officer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858) was the Commodore of the U.S. Navy who forced the opening of Japan to the West with the Convention of Kanagawa in 1854, under the threat of military force.
Matthew Perry obtained a midshipman's commission in the Navy in 1809, and was initially assigned to Revenge, under the command of his elder brother.
From 1797 to 1809, several American ships traded in Nagasaki under the Dutch flag, upon the request of the Dutch who were not able to send their own ships because of their conflict against Britain during the Napoleonic Wars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Matthew_Perry_(naval_officer)   (1193 words)

 Petty Officer Matthew Thomas
Matthew is the sort of person who prefers to keep to himself on most occasions, he is however quite outspoken and is not afraid to put across his own point of view.
Matthew who was helping out on the bridge was severely injured when the ship was struck.
Matthew was again badly injured during the battle of Cardassia, which had him laid up in recovery for just over a month.
www.geocities.com /uss_pacifica/mtbio.htm   (1208 words)

 Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible [Acts XXVII].
Some of the ship's crew, or of the council that was called to advise in this matter, were for staying there, rather than venturing to sea now that the weather was so uncertain: it is better to be safe in an incommodious harbour than to be lost in a tempestuous sea.
It is strange how a ship will live at sea (so they express it), even in very stormy weather, if it have but sea-room; and, when the sailors cannot make the shore, it is their interest to keep as far off it as they can.
It is probable that the ship was overloaded with the multitude of the passengers (for this comes in just after the account of the number of them) and that this obliged them so often to lighten the ship.
www.apostolic-churches.net /bible/mhc/MHC44027.HTM   (8921 words)

 FictionPress.Com Story : The Beginning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As his ship fell through the atmosphere, Matthew prayed that his protective shields would hold up.  That was the last time he would buy parts from a two-headed alien named Bubba.  All he could do was watch as the planet’s surface rushed up to meet him.
Matthew was rudely brought back to reality by the sound of his alarm clock.  He looked around and remembered that he was in his bedroom, in his house, on Earth.  The same as it had been everyday for the last ten years. 
Matthew picked up the paper and turned to the classified section.  He scanned for a few seconds and then he found it.  In a small ad at the bottom of the page was the description he had been waiting for for ten years.
www.fictionpress.com /read.php?storyid=894630   (450 words)

 Sabledrake Magazine - Lachesis' Thread
Matthew narrowed his eyes and watched as the computer listed the language, the location, even as the frequency as unknown, the words sprawling across the screen.
Matthew tried to look through the craft’s numerous windows (or that’s what he thought they were.) But the diamond-shaped windows, spaced far apart and trimmed with ornately carved metal, were dark and there was no movement from inside.
Matthew shone a halogen light into the long crack, half expecting some alien monster to spring out and clamp onto his faceplate, like in those old science fiction vids.
www.sabledrake.com /0108_lachesis_thread.shtml   (3627 words)

 Chapter one: Dark CompanionTHE STORY OF MATTHEW HENSONby Bradley Robinson with Matthew Henson
He had never seen a real ship before, and she was beautiful to him then as he hurried through the damp street in search of her, with his eyes riveted to the loose ropes flashing in the morning sun where they dangled from their aerial trappings.
Overhead a large brass lantern swung to and fro with the gentle roll of the ship and cut the shaft of sunlight on its backward swing, showering the mahogany paneled walls with scattered gold reflections.
Matthew Henson could not remember his mother, for she had died in 1868 when he was two years old.
www.matthewhenson.com /chapter1.htm   (4218 words)

 The Allspark Forums -> and Just because I can
The ship itself is composed of one large cargo bay dominating the bulk of the ship, with several independently sealed and controlled rooms along the outside of the large one.
Matthew shuffled into the core room, wearing a pink frilly bathrobe and fuzzy slippers, an unlit cigarette hung off his lips, and a half-empty liquor bottle holding a unknown brown liquid was grasped firmly in his right hand.
The ship hull reverberated with the dull thumps of the plasma cannons, the main view screen showed the corsair ship bathed in superheated gas, pieces of molten slag from their ship began spinning away into the timeless depths of space.
www.allspark.com /forums/index.php?showtopic=44650   (7982 words)

 Matthew Alexander Henson, Explorer
But for African-American Matthew Henson it was a double victory: a triumph over both a hostile land and the prejudices of a white-dominated society.
The fl explorer, Matthew Alexander Henson, was the first to reach the North Pole and planted the American flag there during a trek with Admiral Robert E. Peary and four Eskimos in 1909.
Descendants of Matthew and Lucy Henson were joined at the ceremony by Henson's part-Eskimo descendants who were fathered when he was in the Arctic.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /mhenson.htm   (3938 words)

 Solution to Problem 18   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Therefore, A6 is a ship square, all of the unknown squares on row 6 are ship squares, and all of the unknown squares on rows A, D, and F are water squares.
If G4 were a ship square, then it would be the fourth submarine, but there would be no way to complete row G without an additional submarine.
Therefore, G4 is a water square, and the rest of column G are ship squares.
www.frontiernet.net /~mwdaly/wpcq/wpcq_18.htm   (358 words)

 Matthew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Matthew comes from Hebrew מתי Mattay, (Matthias in Greek) a short form of Hebrew מת(נ)יהו Mattanyāhû/Mattayyāhû, which is itself a variation of Hebrew נתניהו Nəṯanyāhû, which means "gift of the LORD".
Matthew the Evangelist - Author of the book of the Bible
Matthew (ship) - The boat in which John Cabot became the first European to sail to what is now Canada
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Matthew   (150 words)

 The Matthew of Bristol - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, he finally arrived on the coast of Newfoundland and therefore was the original discoverer of America, not Christopher Columbus as most people are led to believe.
The general public are able to board The Matthew as well as embark on trips around the harbour.
In 1997 the replica Matthew followed the same course as John Cabot in 1497 and sailed across to Newfoundland.
www.matthew.co.uk   (155 words)

 www.gospel-music.de: The King James Bible - Concordance
But the ship was now in the midst of th...
And when he was come into the ship he t...
And we were in all in the ship two hund...
www.gospel-music.de /Bible/s/ship.htm   (477 words)

 Peter Walks On Water
Matthew 14:15 And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away, that they may go into the villages, and buy themselves victuals.
Matthew 14:19 And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass, and took the five loaves, and the two fishes, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, and brake, and gave the loaves to his disciples, and the disciples to the multitude.
Matthew 14:23 And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when the evening was come, he was there alone.
www.tofaithfellowship.com /walkon.html   (1139 words)

 Matthew Fontaine Maury
His father thought he was permanently disabled and at Matthew’s urging, sent him to Harpeth Academy, where he was instructed by some of the finest teachers of the day.
Matthew now followed the path of his older brother who had also pursued a career in the Navy.
He was also critical of the procedures involved in the repairing of ships and accused the Navy of graft; pointing out the repairs often cost twice as much as the cost of building the ships in the first place.
www.eraoftheclipperships.com /page14web.html   (3568 words)

 Nowt2Do.Com Special Feature - The Matthew   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ss Great Britain Trust, which manages The Matthew, is offering a limited number of passages to join the crew, and explore the waters around the UK, and France - in a replica of the ship used by explorer John Cabot.
Would-be sailors are also invited to join the ship in France, at Douarnenez, for the 'Festival at Brest 04', for the return voyage to Penzance.
When The Matthew is not at sea, she is moored in Bristol's floating harbour.
www.nowt2do.co.uk /SpecialFeature_Matthew.htm   (591 words)

 New light on the Matthew of Bristol
While everyone knows that the Matthew was the ship in which John Cabot sailed on his famous 1497 voyage of discovery to North America, almost nothing is known about the vessel that took him there.
On the basis of his extensive work on Bristol's 15th and 16th century shipping industry, Dr Jones, an economic historian, argues that the Matthew of Bristol was a regular merchant vessel, which continued to serve the city's trade long after the 1497 voyage.
All this suggests that, after its 1497 voyage, the Matthew returned to the sort of trade for which the ship would have been built and on which Bristol's fortunes were based.
www.bris.ac.uk /Depts/Info-Office/news/archive/matthew.htm   (786 words)

 The "Matthew" visits Lark Harbour
In heavy weather it took two or more men to steer the ship, even with the aid of ropes to dampen the movement of the mechanism, although the vessel was quite responsive to helm movements.
Unlike modern sailing ships which carry their sails furled downwards to the spar, in the heyday of the caravel the sails were furled to the top spar.
This ship has three masts, the fore and aft ones each carrying a single sail, while the mainmast has two, the big mainsail, and a small one set from the crow's nest; one more on the bowsprit makes the complement of five sails.
home.thezone.net /~sharvey/matthew.htm   (791 words)

 Profile: African-American North Pole Explorer Matthew Henson
Summary Matthew Henson accompanied Robert E. Peary on numerous Arctic expeditions, most notably on their summit to the North Pole on April 6, 1909.
African-American Matthew A. Henson accompanied polar explorer Robert E. Peary on a U.S. expedition to the North Pole on April 6, 1909.
In February, Henson and Peary departed their anchored ship at Ellesmere Island's Cape Sheridan, with the Inuit men and 130 dogs working to lay a trail and supplies along the route to the Pole.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/01/0110_030113_henson.html   (860 words)

 Matthew softy stepped into the room
Matthew softy stepped into the room, finding his captain sitting behind her desk, clenching a notepad between her hands.
Matthew was standing beside the skipper, both trying desperately to keep the ship on course and away from the rocks looming in the distance.
The chances that her ship had made it through that storm were slim, she had to admit.
ausxip.com /fanfic14/eyeoftheneedle2.html   (14747 words)

 Captain-Master: Battle Fatigue by Mistress Sarah
They were similar enough to the ships that the Rangers used in my universe so I could play on their weaknesses, as they simply couldn't maneuver like my ship could.
It was almost as though he was a different man. Ship and I had noticed that he had spent a great deal of time poring over the records of his rescue, especially those that detailed the temporal flux in which he had been trapped.
Ship was weeping in pain, her sides bleeding from the weapons of the Others.
www.ourdramaqueen.com /sw/familiars/MS-CM4-battlefatigue.htm   (4132 words)

 Modern-day replica of John Cabot's ship, the Matthew: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Modern-day replica of John Cabot's ship, the Matthew: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Modern-day replica of John Cabot's ship, the Matthew.
Although there is no contemporary 15th-century depiction of the Matthew, this historical replica was built for the ‘Cabot 500' anniversary celebrations in Newfoundland during the summer of 1997.
www.heritage.nf.ca /exploration/matthew_replica.html   (60 words)

When the ship appeared to be headed for the rocks, the crew of the ship began to think only of themselves, and decided to leave the ship via the ship’s boat, and act which would have left everyone else on the ship doomed to die with no one to commandeer the ship.
The ship’s crew was constantly ‘watching’ for land and reefs, and doing everything physically that they could do to keep the ship afloat.
In Paul telling the people of the ship that not a hair from their head would perish, I am reminded of Jesus’ words to the disciples in Luke 12:7, “7 “Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
www.calvarychapel.com /greenbay/acts/Acts27P2.htm   (4773 words)

 The Matthew
The keel for the ship was laid on June 13th, 1997.
A crew of 7 shipwrights and 4 carpenters from the local area were hired to construct the ship, under the direction of master builder Wayne Marsh.
The completed ship will be placed in Bonavista Harbour during the tourist season to serve as a floating museum, allowing tourists to step back in time and experience the rich heritage of the area.
www.davis-engineering.com /Matthew/TheMatthew_Main.htm   (247 words)

 Bible Message - But When He Saw
Matthew 14:25 - And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea - KJV 1611
Peter was willing to get out of the safety of the ship and Peter was willing to do something that many of those who would fault him for becoming frightened will not do.
Neither be so consumed with life's experiences that you are to afraid or mistrusting of others to get out of the ship and walk on the water.
www.geocities.com /jesusotw/messages/hesaw.htm   (2061 words)

 Trim: The Story of A Remarkable Cat (Article) - Augusta Celebrates Matthew Flinders
Trim was born at sea on a ship called Reliance somewhere in the Indian Ocean..
The ship was on a voyage in 1799 between the Cape of Good Hope and Botany Bay.
Matthew Flinders and Trim were both rescued, but became imprisoned on the French island of Mauritius.
members.westnet.com.au /tcentre/trim.htm   (1093 words)

 Matthew Flinders - Ships
In the 1790s, Matthew Flinders voyaged to New South Wales in the HMS Reliance, and explored sections of the colony on Tom Thumb I and Tom Thumb II.
This ship was a 334 ton sloop, 100 feet [30.5 metres] in length, and was formerly a collier or coal carrier.
Matthew Flinders' commission as commander of the ship was confirmed in January 1801, and in the following weeks, the Investigator was fitted out for the expedition under the direction of Banks and Flinders.
www.slsa.sa.gov.au /encounter/flinders/ships.htm   (757 words)

 Puerto Rico e514   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Matthew Henson email
I would be glad to serve as a contact for the ship.
We plan to bring the ship to the Marine Technology Society Conference this fall in Baltimore, MD. The dates are 16-20 November.
It is my understanding that members of the Henson Family may be riding the ship from Norfolk, VA to Baltimore.
www.matthewhenson.com /mail7.htm   (1177 words)

 Matthew of Bristol 1503 - 1504
It is highly probable that this Matthew of Bristol, is the same ship in which John Cabot sailed across the Atlantic in his 1497 voyage of discovery to North America.
A small ship called the Mathewe of Bristol, in which William Claron is master, exited towards Bordeaux the same day [13 June 1504] and the same [ship] has in her:
A small ship called the Mathewe of Bristol, in which William Claron is master, came from Bordeaux the same day [12 August 1504] and the same [ship] has in her:
www.bris.ac.uk /Depts/History/Maritime/Sources/1503matthew.htm   (557 words)

 Matthew 14
When Jesus heard of it, he departed thence by ship into a desert place apart: and when the people had heard thereof, they followed him on foot out of the cities.
But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.
Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, Of a truth thou art the Son of God.
www.dsp-services.com /bible/kjv/html/Matthew_14.html   (710 words)

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