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SHIPNOTES, Cont.

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LEARN SEA SONGS IN ONE EVENING! with the SONGBOOK & RECORD by the X SEAMENS INSTITUTE Record is 7 " LP with sample verse & chorus of 1 3 chanteys Send $3 to : Tapinta 254-26 75th Ave . Glen Oaks , NY 11004 Bargemusic Ltd . in vites you to att end its chamber music concerts Sundays, April th rough Jul y at 4:00 p.m. on the Barge- Fult on Ferry Land.ing, Broo kl yn, NY $5.00 per concert -for reserva11 ons

call (212) 624-4061 Different progra ms arc presented by a quin tet o f Juillia rd g rad uate mu sic ia ns.

Olga Bloom, Director . . Bargemusic is a no1-fo r-pro f1t fo unda 11 on.

findin gs from th e three year recovery of a rtifacts fro m th e Defence, sunk to avoid capture in th e ill - fa ted Peno bscot Ex pedition o f 1779 . A furth e r a rchaeo logical exhibit sc heduled to o pen la ter thi s yea r will present a secti o n o f th e Dow n Easter Sr. Mary, recovered by th e Na ti o na l Society's Fa lkland Isla nds expediti o n, repo rt ed elsew here in this iss ue.

Bath Marine Museum has ann o unced the dona tion o f hith erto-sec ret pl a ns o f th e fa stest J -class rac in g yac ht eve r built , the Ranger. Above , Direc to r Ra lph L. Snow loo ks o ver a sheet o f plan s with La wrence A . Co uture (a t left) who work ed o n the boat when she was built a t Ba th Ir.o n Work s in 1937. Strawberry Banke, in P o rtsmouth , New H a mpshire, p roposes to build a Pi scata qua gunda lo w o ver th e nex t two summ ers. th e 69 ' cra ft, to be built o f tra dition a l ma terial s in th e Ba nke' s resto ration yard , would ply the ex tensive ri ver trade rout es se rved by her predecessors, to edu cate th e public in Piscataqu a Ri ver Hi s to ry.

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Hudson river stea mer Peter Stuyvesant, vi ctim of the Februa ry 6 storm th a t cost li ves a nd boats in New Engla nd, was swept o ff her cradle, ha lf ro lled over a nd sunk a t her Boston H a rbo r berth. Own er Antho ny At ha nas pla ns to resto re her to her success ful caree r as sta ti ona ry a dj unct to hi s Pi er 4 restau rant. American Shipcarvers' Guild has fo rmed a new cha pt er in Pl ymo uth , Massachusett s, ca lled th e Nath a ni el Winso r C ha pt er a ft er a n impo rt a nt loca l ca rver. Masterca rver Pa ul Sa les heads th e cha pt er a nd ca n be reae hed a t 7 H ow la nd St ., Plymo uth , MA 02630 (Te l. (61 7) 746-8503). Int e rest is deve lo ping in a New Yo rk c hapt er to meet a t th e Na ti o na l Society's Broo kl yn head q ua rt ers-ca ll or writ e Beth Ha s kell. The Wareham Historical Society (M assac husetts) re po rt s t ha t the I 8th-centu ry ho me o f Ca pta in J o hn Kendric k, sea hero of the Revolut io n a nd leader o f the fa mo us voyage of th e Columbia to the P ac ific No rthwest in 1787-90, is to be o pened to th e publi c thi s summer a ft e r a four-year res to ra tion proj ec t. Built in 1745 , th e house will becom e a maritime mu seum . Mystic Seaport's new Directo r, J. Revell Ca rr , repo rt s o n th e new co mprehensive exhibit , " New E ngla nd a nd th e Sea ," in th e la test M ys ti c Log. In th e ea rl y 1970s th e Mu seum bega n to rea li ze th a t visit o rs " were hav ing a n int eres tin g time, a nd were learning ma ny th ings a bo ut o ur ma ritime herit age," he says, but : "we were no t fulfillin g o ur ob li ga tio n to help peo ple understa nd the bas ic story o f the rela ti o nship of th e peo ple o f New Engla nd with th e sea." Accompli shed during Mr. Ca rr' s seve n-year tenure as cura to r, th e ex hibit seems to us to li ve up well to th a t o bli gati o n ." U.S. Merchant Marine Academy a t King's P o int , New York , has a ppo inted Dr. Melvin H . Jackson , fo rm er cu rator o f Ma rin e Hi story fo r th e Smith so ni a n, as direct o r.o f it s new maritim e museum , whi ch is ex pected to o pen la ter thi s yea r. Dr. J ackso n, a n Advisor o f the Na ti o nal Soc iety, is we ll known for hi s work with mu seums a nd resto ration effort s a round th e country.

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater proudl y a nno un ces th e ar rival o f two small sisters of their pa rent sloop. Do ne to designs by Cy rus H a mlin , des ig ner o f Clearwater, they are th e 32' fe rry s lo ops Woody Guthrie, la unched April 23 a t Rondo ut C reek, Kingston , New Yo rk , as shown a bove, a nd Sojourner Truth,

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7 IN CLIO'S CAUSE, by RADM Joseph M. Wylie, USN (ret.) • 10 TALL SHIPS IN THE PACIFIC, by Peter Stanford • 12 CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, by Oswald...

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