Sea History 024 - Summer 1982

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SHIP NOTES, Sailing Adventures aboard the

SCHOONER HARVEY GAMAGE -a windjammer in true " down East" tradition. U.S. Coast Guard inspected 95' o.a. in length .

COLLEGE STUDENTS SEA QUARTER Plan a college semester aboard the SCHOONER HARVEY GAMAGE. Credits in arts and science you earn from Northeastern University, Marine Studies Department, may be transferred. Curriculum includes visits to many educational and historical places from Maine to the Virgin Islands. For curriculum, schedule and cost, write or phone-

Summer months the ship cruises the Maine coast out of Rockland ... winter months in the Virgin Islands from Charlotte Amalie. Enjoy a week under sail ... make new friends ... relish hearty meals ... return relaxed, filled with happy memories. Write or phone-

DIRIGO CRUISES Dept. SH, 39 Waterside Lane Clinton, Conn. 06413 Tel: 203-669-7068




exists as the nation's first professional business devoted to the propagation , documentation and care of museum quality ship models . " MUSEUM QUALITY"

ship models, registered a nd scratch built usi ng techniques a nd m ateri als required to m ee t mu seum standards, are being offered by the Department of M arine Art and Ship M odels. Priced from $1,000.

Viewing by appointment only.

Museum Quality Ship Models Brochure

The Log is a new monthly publication which serves as an information exchange, showcase and support for remote-control ship model builders. Each issue has articles on power, scale and sail. Intro. offer: $15/ year. Scale Model Ships Unltd., 54 Rockbille Ave., Staten Island NY 10314. USS Norton Sound Association's 11th Annual Reunion will be held July 29th-August I in Oxnard, California. PO Box 487, Port Hueneme CA 93040. I st National Conference/ Workshop on the Applications of Sail Assisted Power Technology was held in Norfok, Virginia, May 19-21, to address the economics of sail-assisted vessels . The Tugantine Norfolk Rebel was tied up at a nearby pier as an example of sail-assisted technology. Jon Lucy, Sea Grant, VIMS, Gloucester VA 23062. Capt. Francis "Biff" Bowker, master of the schooner Brillian/ at Mystic Seaport received the American Schooner Association Award for 1982, at the Association's 10th Anniversary Meeting in January . Bowker, who has been a leader in sail training programs for years, sailed in coasting schooners and is an Advisor of the National Society. Assn., PO Box 484, Mystic Ct 06355. The 1982 Directory of Sail Training Ships and Programs-new and improved-is now available. Compiled by Nancy Richardson, it explains the goals of sail training and provides a complete guide to operating vessels and organizations with programs or interest in the field, both in the US and abroad. $3 plus 95 .. handling. ASTA, Eisenhower House, Ft. Adams State Park, Newport RI 02840. The International Ships-In-Bottles Association, and the Maritime Museum Association of San Diego are sponsoring the first North American International Ships-In-Bottles Exposition, August I- September 30 aboard the 1863 iron-hulled bark Star of India, which is open daily to the public. All ship-in-bottle builders (members and non-members) are invited to join as exhibitors. Don Hubbard, Pres., Ships-In-Bottles, N. Am., PO Box 550, Coronado CA 92118.



Inventory Subscription, published quarterly, and $12.00 Museum Quality Ship Models Brochure Send check or money order to: RM. Wall, Director DEPARTMENT OF MARINE ART AND SHIP MODELS

Room 2 I Mystic Seaport Museum Stores, Inc. I Mystic, CT 06355


of Central America, Mexico and the States, to Canada. Upon completion of this 17 ,000 mile voyage, she will have sailed to every coastal state in the Union. Pride, 100 Light St., Baltimore MD 21202 .

EAST COAST Old Sardine Village Museum in Lubec was conceived, constructed and operated by Barney Reiser to tell the story of the sardine industry's role in that town where it flourished during the late 1800s till WW II . Reiser, who'd been collecting and tinkering with sardine equipment since the '50s opened his museum in 1977. Musuem, Lubec ME 04652. SE1A HISTORY, SUMMER 1982