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No. 19

SEA HISTORY OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE WORLD SHIP TRUST

SEA HISTORY is the journal of the National Maritime Historical Society, an educational, tax-exempt membership organization devoted to furthering the understanding of our maritime heritage. Copyright © 1980 by the National Maritime Historical Society. OFFICE: 2 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11201. Telephone: 212-858-1348. MEMBERSHIP is invited and should be sent to the Brooklyn office: Sponsor, $1,000; Patron, $100; Family, $20; Regular, $15; Student or Retired, $7 .50. CONTRIBUTIONS may be made for any recognized project. Make out checks "NMHSShip Trust," indicating on the check the project to which you wish support to be directed. OFFICERS & TRUSTEES are Chairman: Karl Kortum; Vice Chairman: F. Briggs Dalzell; President: Peter Stanford; Secretary: Alan G. Choate; Trustees: Norman J. Brouwer, John Bunker, Alan G. Choate, F. Briggs Dalzell, Harold D. Huycke, Barbara Johnson, James F. Kirk, Karl Kortum, Edward J. Pierson, Kenneth D. Reynard, Walter F. Schlech, Jr., Howard Slotnick, Peter Stanford, John N. Thurman, Barclay H. Warburton Ill, John M. Will, Alen York. President Emeritus: Alan D. Hutchinson. ADVISORS: Chairman: Frank 0 . Braynard ; Oswald L. Brett, George Campbell, Robert Carl, Frank G. G. Carr, Harry Dring, Joseph L. Farr, Timothy G. Foote, Richard GooldAdams, Robert G. Herbert, Melvin H . Jackson, R. C. Jefferson, Irving M. Johnson, John Kemble, Clifford Lord, Conrad Milster, William G. Muller, John Noble, Capt. David E. Perkins, USCG (ret.), Ralph L. Snow, John Stobart, Albert Swanson, Peter Throckmorton, Curator-at-Large, Alan Villiers, Shannon Wall, Robert A. Weinstein, Thomas Wells, AICH, Charles Wittholz. SHIP TRUST COMMITTEE: International Chairman, Frank Carr; Chairman, Peter Stanford; George Bass; Norman Brouwer; Karl Kortum; Richard Rath; Peter W. Rogers; Barclay H. Warburton, III; Senior Advisor, Irving M. Johnson. SEA HISTORY STAFF: Editor, Peter Stanford; Managing Editor, Norma Stanford; Associate Editors, Norman J. Brouwer, Francis J. Duffy, Michael Gillen, Ray Heitzmann, Ted Miles, Naomi Person, Albert Swanson; Advertising & Circulation Director, Charles E.A. Muldaur; Accounting, Jo Meisner; Membership, Marie Lore.

WINTER 1980-81

CONTENTS 4 LETTERS 8 WA VERTREE TO WINDWARD, Peter Stanford 13 WAVERTREE MEMORIES, Captain James E. Roberts 17 THE SHIP SAVERS: THE SHIP TRUST MOVEMENT 18

BRITAIN'S MARITIME TRUST

19

THE WORLD SHIP TRUST

22 THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE AND MARITIME PRESERVATION, F. Ross Holland, Jr. 29 MARINE ART: ASMA THIRD ANNUAL EXHIBITION, Peter W. Rogers ASMA NEWS

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35 SAIL TRAINING: DAY'S RUN, Report of the American Sail Training Association 36

THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE USS SARA TOGA, Capt. Guy E. Barron

38 SHIP NOTES 42 BOOKS

The National Maritime Historical Society is saving America's seafaring heritage. Join us. We are making America's seafaring past a our nation's seafaring legacy? living heritage. The National Maritime Membership in the National Maritime Historical Society discovers and Historical Society costs only $15 a SEA HlS'"[ORY year. You'll receive Sea History, restores the few remaining ships and seagoing artifacts-and helps a fascinating magazine filled keep them in trust for future with articles of seafaring and generations. historical lore. You'll also be And the Society helps get eligible for discounts on books, young people to sea to keep alive prints and other items. the spirit of adventure, the disciHelp save our seafaring pline and skills it took to sail the heritage. Join the National magnificent vessels from our past. Maritime Historical Society Won't you join us to keep alive today! y

TO: National Maritime Historical Society, 2 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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I want to help. I understand that my contribution goes to forward the work of the Society 'and that I'll be kept informed by receiving SEA HISTORY quarterly. Enclosed is: D $15Regular

COVER: Wavertree drives to windward through hostile Cape Horn seas. See story page 8. From a painting by Oswald L. Brett, courtesy The Whitehall Club. Photo, Michel Legrou.

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Sea History 019 - Winter 1980-1981  

8 WA VERTREE TO WINDWARD, Peter Stanford • 13 WAVERTREE MEMORIES, Captain James E. Roberts • 17 THE SHIP SAVERS: THE SHIP TRUST MOVEMENT • 1...

Sea History 019 - Winter 1980-1981  

8 WA VERTREE TO WINDWARD, Peter Stanford • 13 WAVERTREE MEMORIES, Captain James E. Roberts • 17 THE SHIP SAVERS: THE SHIP TRUST MOVEMENT • 1...

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