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umbia fo r private owners, he writ es to tel l us-a nd lo ng be avai lab le, we tru st, for furl her work in a fie ld in wh ich he has se t the hi ghest standard s. T he Queen Mary a t Long Beac h, Ca liforni a, ope ned a new " Hall of th e Maritime Heritage" in December, as part of an expa nded program to relate the classic C un ard lin e r of 1936 to th e hi story of sea farin g. The exh ibit includes shi p model s from th e Napoleonic era to modern vessels a nd features Paul Lincoln, sta ff mod el mak er, engaged in th e ac ti ve c raft of modelm ak in g. The tour o f th e Queen Mary has been expa nded to include vis it s to crew wo rkin g spaces, restored crew li ving areas, passe nge r cab in s, th e captain's sea cabin a nd nav igation chart room. The Queen provi des accommodation for overni ght stays in th e Queen Mary Hyatt Ho tel, with 386 rooms aboard. The Queen Mary, PO Box 20890, Long Beach, CA 90801 . The Mary D. Hume, las t of the Arctic steam whalers, latterl y in service as a tu g (SH 8: 14, 16), has found a new home through the ge nerosity o f her owners, Crowley Maril im e o f Seattle . The 98-year o ld wooden vessel was present ed by Crow ley on A ugust 28 to the C urry Co unt y Historical Society of Gold Beach, Oregon, where she was built, ev idently to las t, brig rigged above her hu sky engines, a t th e outset of her lo ng, a ma zingly varied career.

SS Keewatin , th e former passenger steamship of the Canadian Pacific Railroad is open to vi sitors in Douglas, Mich igan. Built in 1906 by the Fai rfield Shipbuildin g and Engin eering Co . of G lasglow, Scot la nd , she sa il ed to North Ameri ca in 1907 and took up serv ice from Port McNico ll to Port Arthur-Fort William, via Georgian Bay , Lake Huron, St. Mary's Ri ver, Lake Superior, a nd Thunder Bay. Th is 350' quadruple-expa nsion steamer can be viewed from th e ship 's bridge to th e engine room. Retired in 1967, she is open from May th ro ugh Sep tember dail y, 10 to 4:30. Admi ss ion : $2.00 adu lts, $ 1.00 chi ldren. SS Keewatin, Box 5 11 , Douglas, Mich. 49406. The Upper Mississipi River Interpretative Center at Winona, Minnesota, has rece ived a n extensive coll ecti o n of taped oral interviews wit h indi vidu als act ive in na vigati o n on the Mi ss iss ippi a nd Ohio Ri vers. The co ll ection of 130 interviews was reco rded between 1976 and 1978 by Jane C urry, a hi storian supported by a gra nt from th e National En dowment for the Hum a nities a nd th e American Council o f Learned Societies. Tran script s of these interviews with pilots and captai ns active o n the rivers will be avai lab le to researchers in earl y 1979. Upper Mi ssiss ippi River In terpretative Ce nt er, 160 J o hn so n St. , Win o na , Minn. 55987.

BETH HASKELL, A ssistant Curator, invites all hands to send in stories, photos, suggestions for Ship Notes. Return postage on manuscripts and photos is appreciated.

··we Proudl y Ser>e th e peo ple of th e " o rkin g "'"alerfro nl. " - Phil Rando , Prop. •

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Sea History 013 - Winter 1978-1979  

9 EAST RIVER: OF TIME AND TIDE, Peter Stanford • 12 A DREAM OF TALL SHIPS IN SOUTH STREET • 13 THE SCHOONER BERTA PUTS TO SEA, Francis Bowke...

Sea History 013 - Winter 1978-1979  

9 EAST RIVER: OF TIME AND TIDE, Peter Stanford • 12 A DREAM OF TALL SHIPS IN SOUTH STREET • 13 THE SCHOONER BERTA PUTS TO SEA, Francis Bowke...

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