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SHIP NOTES, SEAPORT & MUSEUM NEWS INTERNATIONAL Th e Cutty Sark, wo rld -fa mo us tea cli pper clocked a t G ree nwich , UK, rece ived a new mas ter at 1he beg inn ing of 1hi s year, as Ca p!. Dav id Reid was succeeded by Ca p!. Alex Bruce . Bruce's fir s! ship in 1927 was o ne o f 1he " Flyin g P" lin e o f Hambur g.

A lma Doepe/, Au stra li a n 1opsai l sc hoo ner bu il t 1903 at Belli ngen, New Sou 1h Wa les, is to be res tored in Willi ams1own, Vic1or ia as a sa il !ra inin g ship . Res to rati on is progress in g al 1he Fe rguso n Si. Pi er, open 10 visi1 ors o n wee kend s. Work bein g clone in clud es reri11in g o f ga ll ey a nd saloon 10 accom111oda 1e 44 yo un g peo pl e. A l111a Doepel Su pporte rs C lub , 142 O ld Elth a 111 Road , Lowe r Pl ent y 3093 Au sir ali a

Bri ga n t in e Romance, whi ch has bee n 111 a kin g deep se a ex p cdili o n s wi1 h a111atcur crews for ove r a decade, p lan s a sec o nd r o un d - I h e-wo rld voy age beg innin g Oc 1ober 15. Ca p!. Arth ur Kimber ly of rcrs 1hi s !8- 111 on1h ex peri ence under sa il fo r o nl y $ 12,875 but prospec ti ve crew mu st qu a lify. Kimberl y C rui ses , PO Bo x 5086 , St. Th o mas, US Virgin Islands 0080 1

T he Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce a new q uarler ly pub lica1i o n devo ted to maritim e law, pro vides a fo rum for di sc ussion o r: adm ira lt y prac1i ce, in1 ern a1ional law of th e sea , mari1im e law, US subsidi es a nd reg ul a1i o n of fr eight ra tes, ocea n co nfe rences. Journal of Mari1i111 e Law and Co111111erce, PO Bo x 1936, C in cinn a1i OH 45201 App li ca 1i o ns fo r support from th e $5 milli on Maritime Heritage Fund in th e Int eri or Depar1mcn1 are hein g eva lu a1ed hy Sla te Historic Prese rva tion Office rs and th e Na1io na l T ru sl. App li cat io ns closed Ma y 3 1. Furth er inform ati on may be had fro m Sta te orri cc r o r Ca ptai n H arry All endorfer, Mar i1im e Prese rvat ion Direc lo r, Na1 iona l Tru sl for Hi sto ri c Prese rva tion , 740-48 Ja ckso n Place NW, Washin glo n DC 20006.

EAST COAST Th e 346-1011 s1ea 111 lu g Willia111 C. Daldy ret ired in 1977 a ft er 42 yea rs' service in A uckland 's Waite111 a1a Harbor, is 10 be res to red a nd used o n exc ursio n a nd cha rt er trips. Na med for a New Zea land pion eer of 1841 , 1h e 1ug was bui lt in Renfrew, Sco tland in 193 5. Th e Wi lli a 111 C. Da ldy Prese rvation Societ y see ks info r111 ation on her hi stor y. Nei l S. Hud so n, Tu g Master, Deve np ort, Auc kla nd , New Zea land

HMS Breada/bane, lost in th e Arc ti c in 1853 during the sea rc h fo r Sir Jo hn Fra nklin , 111ay have bee n fou nd by Toronto phys ician a nd Arc ti c exp lore r Jose ph B. Mac inni s, o n th e sout hern frin ge o f Q uee n Eli za bet h Isla nd s. She wo uld be th e no rth ern 111 ost wrec k eve r fou nd , a nd her wreck 111a y be subs1a ntiall y intact in the ve ry co ld wa ter she sa nk in . Effort s to co nrir111 1h e rind are bein g res um ed th is sprin g.

Th e 150t h an ni versar y or th e Welland Canal in Novemb er will be mark ed by 111 ajor celebra ti o ns fro111 SI. Catharines, Ontar io, to Buffa lo , NY. The fir st ca nal o n th e Great La kes, across th e Nia gara Penin sul a, it was first tran sve rsed by sc hoo ners Annie and Jane a nd R.H. BrouRl11on, who ca111e throu gh it s 40 loc ks o n Nove mber 27, 1829. Well a nd Ca na l 150th An ni versary, In c., PO Bo x 1829- 1979, S1. Cat ha rin es, O ntari o L2R 7K I (416-628- 1829)

NATIONAL Regina Maris, th e Norweg ia n-buil t bark entine th at stu d ies th e wha le by li vin g lik e a whale, has spent th e wini er in the Pac ifi c crui sing fro m th e Galapagos Isla nds to Baj a Ca lifo rni a. T hi s summ er she hea ds north 10 Alas kan wa ters. Subsc ribers 10 th is projcc1 ($25 ) rece ive a week ly ncws le11 er wri11en aboa rd by Ca p!. George Nic hol s or crew. Ocea n Researc h & Ed uca 1i o n Society, 51 Co111111 crcia l W ha rr, Bosto n MA 021 10

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Topsai l sloo p Providence, now in full co mmi ss io n (sec SH 12: 22-24), will pursue an ac1i vc sa ilin g sc hedul e thi s summ er, go in g to M ain e in Au gust , 10 Phil ade lphi a in Sc p1 cmber and o n to th e C hesa pea ke; o n Sc p1 e111ber 23 she' ll be in Ann a po li s 10 ce leb rate 1he iss ua nce of a Jo hn Pa ul Jones co mm emorati ve sta mp, in Wa shington DC fo r Navy Da y in Oc to ber, proceedin g o n 10 Yor k1 ow n , Norfolk, C harl es lon, ar ri vi ng in Ihe Fo rt La ud erd ale area in Florida in December. Sea port '76, Box 76, Newpo rt , RI Gra nd Bank s ba rk enline Ga ze/a Primeiro, b uilt 1883 in Portu ga l, absurdl y deba rred J"rom sa il tra inin g ac ti vities clu e to the fact th at she was built in a forei gn co untr y, will crui se Chesapeak e a nd New England wa ters thi s summe r as a rov in g amb assa do r o f th e Phi ladelphi a Maritim e Mu seum. PMM, 32 1 C hes1nut S1ree1, P hil adelph ia PA 19 106 Th e Unicorn Maritime Institute, In c. sa il the bri g Unicorn in cha ll enging program in sa il tra inin g an d sea edu ca l io n fro m headquart ers in Ta mpa. Last summ er th e ln stilule took Sea Exp lorers and Sea Scou ls a board th e Un icorn, "to live a nd lea rn a boa rd a 1racl i1io nal sq uare- ri gged shi p." Th e Unicorn is a lso ava il ab le for cha rt er to defra y th e cost o f th e sa il trainin g. Uni co rn Marilim e ln stit u1 e, Inc. 3105 W. Waters Ave ., Ta mpa, FL 33614 Nor/an tis, J ourn a l o f th e No rlh All anli c U nd erwater Wo rl d , has pub lished eight iss ues 10 dal e, pro vid in g a foru111 for un derwa lcr in leres ts in the No rth east. Cove rage in cl udes marin e bio logy , wrecks , offs ho re oil , a nd some o ulslandin g 111 ar in e archaeo log ica l reportin g. Nor/an /is, PO Bo x 3175, Sa xo nville S1a1i o n MA 01701

Friends ol" Wiscasst Schooners, Inc . has been formed 10 save 1he end a nge red hulk s o f sc hoo ners Hesper and 1he Lulher Lillie (SH 12:37). A prelimina ry survey has bee n made, a nd a "boo1s1rap, low cost, vo lun teer progra 111 " will be und ert a ken thi s summ er to s1abi li zc !he vesse ls pend ing further stud y and 1he cnli s1ment of fund s a nd ex perti se . Th ese in clu de sec urin g th e shi ps so th at !hey are sa fe to move a ro un d o n, da ngero us dan glin g ri ggin g removed , stages bu il t and safe walkways mad e. Fr iend s of Wiscasse1 Sc hoo ners, In c. PO Box 164, Wi scasse t ME 04548 T he sec li on or th e Down Eas ter St. Mary brou ght ho111 e from !he Fa lkla nd Isla nd s in a Shi p Tr ust Co mmit tee o pera tion las! sprin g (SH 11 :26) are now bein g conserved a nd resto red by th e Ma ine St ate Mu se um . Ana lys is o f co re sa mples shows wood in basica ll y so und co nditi on; rot has been rem oved by sa nd blaslin g, simil ar in effec t to natural cleaning cl one by ga les on 1he beac h 1he wrec k lay o n. Shi p's side will be erec ted 10 illustra te Ma in e shipbui ldi ng 1ec hniqu es, in an ex hibit due to open in 1980. Mai ne State Mu se um , Augusla ME 04333 SALT, an appren1i ce program for hi ghsc hoo l ag s, who pub li sh Sall, a 111 agazin e on trad i1i onal Dow n Eas t ski ll s, o pera tes fr om O ld Baum 's Boa tya rd at 1he mouth o f 1he Ke nn eb unk River. Progra111 s in clu de boa 1buil cl in g, seama nship, fishin g, so111e federa ll y J"und ecl und er CETA. "The Boat ya rd was sold to us by Herb ert Baum , Sr. on Dec. 23 , 1977 ", Sa lt 1101es. "Befo re hi s ow nership, th e build in g had been Arun del Boat ya rd a nd previous to th a1 i1 had been Wi ll ow Inn. Fro m 1845 until 1975, Her b bu ilt over a hu nd red boat s in thi s ya rd." SALT, C hri sten sen Lane, Lower Vill age, Kenn ebu nkport ME 04046 Th e Piscataqua Gunclalow Project (SH 12:37) look i1 s first s1cp in co nstru ct ion 1his wini er with 1he cull in g of pin e 1rees 10 be used for Ihe chin e logs of 1he hull . Th ey a re be in g shaped a l Strawbe ry Bank e by Ell is Rowe , in

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Sea History 014 - Summer 1979  

10 A CRUISE INTO THE CHESAPEAKE'S PAST, Robert H. Burgess • 12 GUIDE TO CHESAPEAKE MARITIME MUSEUMS • 13 CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM • 14...

Sea History 014 - Summer 1979  

10 A CRUISE INTO THE CHESAPEAKE'S PAST, Robert H. Burgess • 12 GUIDE TO CHESAPEAKE MARITIME MUSEUMS • 13 CHESAPEAKE BAY MARITIME MUSEUM • 14...