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The Netherlands
1,380
615
62,753 grt
780 feet
22.5 knots
October 2000
Janet Lanterman

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15
Aug 2014

Today Marks the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team

Today the Panama Canal celebrates its 100th Anniversary. Photo courtesy www.100yearspanamacanal.com.
Today the Panama Canal celebrates its 100th Anniversary. Photo courtesy www.100yearspanamacanal.com.

Today marks a huge milestone for the Panama Canal — the centennial anniversary of its opening. Construction began in 1904, and the passageway opened 10 years later on Aug. 15, 1914, as the first ship came through.

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