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America‚Äôs Newest Tall Ship Looking for Deckhands, Oliver Hazard Perry

This sounds like a great opportunity for licensed deckhands. The Sailing School Vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry is looking for crew. From their recent announcement: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is seeking to hire licensed deckhands for its brand … Continue reading

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A New Home in Red Hook, Brooklyn for the SS United States?

In early October, the headline in the Philadephia Inquirer was Is the S.S. United States headed toward the scrap yard?. After years of attempting to save the iconic cruise ship, the SS United States Conservancy announced that the SS United … Continue reading

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Oldest/Newest Sailing Cargo Vessel in the World

The coastal cargo ketch Nordlys is making ready to sail. She is either the newest sailing cargo venture or the oldest sailing cargo ship depending on how you look at it. Built in 1873 in the Isle of Wight, this … Continue reading

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Man Spends 30 Years Building The USS Forrestal Ship Model

To say Jerry Shaw has an eye for detail might be an understatement. The Palm Beach Gardens man spent 14 years, countless hours and thousands of dollars building a 12-foot model of the aircraft carrier the USS Forrestal. His wife, … Continue reading

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Falls Of Clyde, Broken Promises?

  I found this story very interesting, lack of funding preventing a great ship to be saved? Read On.: The State of Hawaii has notified the Friends of Falls of Clyde, the organization responsible for rescuing the historic ship of … Continue reading

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USS Monitor Final Voyage

I found this story and thought I would share it with my readers. The Monitor was a pivotal war ship from our Civil war. Although many people are unaware of it’s existence this war ship was a huge innovation in … Continue reading

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