MUSEUM NEWS of the yacht America, photographs and mementos including the transom of the J-boat Enterprise. Museum house: 10-3 Mon. through Sat., 12-4 Sunday. Museum, West Sayville, NY 11796. The Vikings come to New York, as South Street Seaport Museum opened this fall a multi-part exhibit: a collection of Viking artifacts, models, a 22' sogneboat built on the Museum pier by the Maine Maritime Museum Apprenticeshop, and
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at Onsoy, Norway, in 1979, was sailed via the Hebrides to the Isle of Man, and was exhibited at the British Museum before coming to South Street as deck cargo. The Museum is also sponsoring a seven-day Caribbean cruise aboard the 4-masted bark Sea Cloud, built as the ultimate sailing yacht in 1931 and lately rebuilt and refitted to her former grandeur by German owners. Cruise begins Martinique, February 28. Museum, 203 Front St., New York NY 10038 .
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The Wilmington Steamboat Foundation has been incorporated in Delaware. Manned by volunteers, its goal has been announced by President Richard V. Elliott as: "a maritime museum that will accomplish for Delaware's maritime traditions what Connecticut's Mystic Seaport has for New England's." Inquiries and contributions are welcome. Foundation, PO 903, Wilmington DE 19899. The longboat Parrot sailed up to Brome's Wharf in August to join the Maryland Dove (SH 8) at Old St. Mary's City. Designed by the Dove's architect William A. Baker, the boat is of the kind used for riverine passenger and light cargo traffics. Under sail or six oars, she will be exercised with the Dove in the growing programs of the restoration. Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has donated a third boat, a 27' cabin cruiser, to serve as tender on these outings. Old St. Mary's City MD 20686. Submarine Torsk has been reopened to the public by the Baltimore Parks Department. Built in 1944 at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, she is open daily except Tues. and Wed., admission $1.50. USS Torsk, Pier 4, Pratt St., Baltimore MD 21202.
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