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Restoration Underway For The Nathaniel Bowditch

I greatly appreciate all the hard work going into the repair and restoration of a great Old Sailing Ship. The Nathaniel Bowditch was badly in need of some repairs, looking at the pictures I would say that they could not … Continue reading

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Hermione Sets Sail Again

After close to two decades of construction, the frigate Hermione is finally under sail. In 1997, a group of historical and tall ship enthusiasts formed the Association Hermione-La Fayette and set about building a replica of the French frigate, Hermione, … Continue reading

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30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival

Well known to the world as Gloucester’s major maritime and sailing event, the30th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival is organized by the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee and Maritime Gloucester. Taking place in the harbor and nearby waters of America’s oldest seaport, the … Continue reading

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Concordia Yawls A Very Unique Sailboat

The recent sinking of the Concordia yawl, Winnie of Bourne, brought to mind just how remarkable this class of boats indeed is. Winnie of Bourne was raised from the bottom near the entrance of Nantucket harbor just two days after … Continue reading

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Bad News For Another Famous Sailboat

Schooner Virginia Cuts Season Short, Will Be Put Up For Sale The bad news just keeps coming. The Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation has announced that the schooner Virginia will be suspending the remainder of her 2014 season and will be … Continue reading

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Blackbeards Legacy Can Now be Seen!

Chris Seward – cseward@newsobserver.com X-rays of some of the items taken from Blackbeard’s ship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, are seen at a conservation lab in Greenville. The X-rays can show what may be covered up by centuries of iron, sand … Continue reading

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Drone Ship Could Transform Anti-Sub Warfare

Anti-submarine warfare has given rise to some of the best war movies — “Run Silent, Run Deep;” “The Hunt For Red October” and “Das Boot” come to mind. The romance of the terror of being hunted and of the human … Continue reading

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Search for the Bonhomme Richard

It may be the best chance yet to find the wreck of the Bonhomme Richard, John Paul Jones’ Revolutionary War ship. During last month’s expedition in the North Sea, the Mystic-based Ocean Technology Foundation, with help from the U.S. Navy, … Continue reading

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