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MARINE ART NEWS

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The 8th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists was held at the Mariners Museum , Newport News , Virginia this winter; catalogue available from Ann Rogers , 17 Champlin Drive, Westerly RI 02891; tel.: 401 596-7919. Artist (and boatbuilder) Frank Handlen is interviewed by past ASMA president Pete Rogers in the latest ASMA News, and contributes his own worthwhile reflections on things like a Swedish bark and a Spanish freighter with wooden bridge and "assertive" yellow funnel once viewed through youthful eyes and not forgotten. ASMA's expanded newsletter comes with membership in the Society ; apply to Ann Rogers as above.

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Sea History 035 - Spring 1985  

7 NMHS PROJECTS: THE RONSON SHIP, Warren Riess & Sheli O. Smith • 10 IN CLIO'S CAUSE: MISSING WITHOUT TRACE?, Charles Dana Gibson • 12 SEA...

Sea History 035 - Spring 1985  

7 NMHS PROJECTS: THE RONSON SHIP, Warren Riess & Sheli O. Smith • 10 IN CLIO'S CAUSE: MISSING WITHOUT TRACE?, Charles Dana Gibson • 12 SEA...