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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to sail this summer. by Bert Olton
The first Class A tall ship to be built in the United States in a long time - The Oliver Hazard Perry - is expected to begin sail training programs later...
January 24th 14 11:13 PM
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Astrid lost off coast of Ireland - all crew 30 saved by CJB
Thirty people have been rescued from a tall ship before it sunk after it struck rocks this morning. The major sea and air operation was launched after the...
July 24th 13 04:56 PM
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HMS BOUNTY - incredible truths ... by CJB
An article about the Bounty came out yesterday for April's Edition of Outside Magazine. Sunk: The Incredible Truth About a Ship That Never Should Have...
February 13th 13 02:17 AM
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Open Country - SouthWest Shipwrecks by CJB
Open Country - SouthWest Shipwrecks http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00physp Duration: 23 minutes First broadcast: Saturday 02 January 2010 Helen Mark...
December 6th 12 03:36 PM
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TS Bounty lost in Sandy Storm by CJB
The ship has sadly been reported as sunk with loss of two members of crew including the captain. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/20124128 Tragic - but questions...
October 30th 12 04:17 AM
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1920s-Sea-Shanties-Book-Available-From-The-Gutenberg-Project by [email protected]
http://intheboatshed.net/2012/08/02/splendid-1920s-sea-shanties-book-available-from-the-gutenberg-project/ http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20774 The foreword...
August 3rd 12 04:29 PM
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1929 'Windjammer' film - 'lost' essay by Alan J. Villiers by [email protected]
Here is the 'lost' essay by Alan J. Villiers the taking of footage in 1929 for what eventuated as the first 'Windjammer' film. Download the document...
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Whaling Bark 'Dolphin' undergoing recovery... by Bert Olton
....and preservation. Confirmation of the ship's identity isn't 100% as yet, but experts seem pretty sure. An article on the wreck of the 1850 built vessel...
June 7th 12 12:48 AM
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Semi OT...marlin spike knife... by Bert Olton
Do any of you who lurk around this Newsgroup carry a "Rigger's Knife" or as it also might be called, a folding knife with a marlin spike included? For almost...
January 21st 12 10:32 PM
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Sir Francis Drake's ships... by Bert Olton
....the Elizabeth and the Delight as well as Drake's final resting place seem to have been found. For an article and video from the Sunday October 30, 2011...
October 30th 11 08:46 PM
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'City of Adelaide' News Update - September 2011 by CJB
Here is a copy and paste from the latest newsletter. http://cityofadelaide.org.au/ * 19th Century Engineering Marvel becomes Engineering Challenge of...
September 19th 11 10:26 PM
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Chritian Radich and "Windjammer" by CJB
Exciting news is that the extremely rare Cinerama film called Windjammer of live on board Norwegian tall ship Christian Radich is now available on DVD at a...
September 9th 11 04:45 PM
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A rousing good sea story for young readers... by Bert Olton
....is "Sea Cutter". It's written by a friend of mine, but I have no vested interest. Just passing along a good read for young teens and anyone interested....
July 9th 11 08:04 PM
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the standards body is developing by fijetj86
However, the standard use of lighting performance, establish performance criteria for solid-state lighting:Lamp efficacy = lamp light output (including the...
June 28th 11 03:39 AM
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Yippee! by TonyB[_2_]
Just sent my forms off to be a crew member of the Tall Ships Trust :-)) TonyB
May 19th 11 10:53 PM
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Prints and Book by Robert Carter
Take a look at www.robertcarter.com.au for over 40 prints of the last commercial sailing ships and a signed copy offer of my book 'Windjammers- The Final...
March 26th 11 01:00 AM
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The Black Pearl (real one) by Bert Olton
This may be old news, but The Black Pearl is sailing again. See: http://historiclewiston.org/blackpearl/index.html Best regards, Bert -- Si vis pacem,...
February 18th 11 06:24 AM
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AD: Sailing history tampers by Bert Olton
Greetings, First off, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all. It may seem shameless to post an ad here on Christmas Day, but I thought that the item I'm...
December 25th 10 01:22 PM
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"Falls of Clyde" will be sunk unless rescue arrives soon by CJB
"Falls of Clyde" will be sunk unless rescue arrives soon The Falls of Clyde, formerly a main attraction in Honolulu Harbor, will be sunk next month unless a...
November 27th 10 04:34 PM
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THE ONEDIN LINE Those who remember the popular long running BBC Period Drama "The Onedin Line" which was set in Liverpool but filmed in the West Country may...
September 13th 10 12:16 PM
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