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ISSN 0146-93 12

No. 51

SEA HISTORY

OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE WORLD SHIP TRUST

SEA HISTORY is published quarterly by the National Maritime Historical Society, 132 Maple Street, Croton-on-Hudson NY 10520. Second class postage paid at Croton-on-Hudson NY 10520. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Sea History, 132 Maple Street, Croton NY 10520. COPYRIGHT © 1989 by the National Maritime Historical Society. Tel. 9 14 27 1-2 177. MEMBERSHIP is invited . Plankowner $ 10,000; Benefactor $5 ,000; Sponsor $ 1,000; Donor $500; Sustaining Patron $250; Patron $ IOO; Contributor $50; Family $35; Regular $25; Student or Retired $ 12.50. All members o utside the USA please add $5 for postage. SEA HISTORY is sent to all members. Individual copies cost $3 .75. OFFICERS & TRUSTEES are Vice Chairmen , Henry H. Anderson, Jr., Alan G . Choate , James Ean, Schuyler M. Meyer, Jr., Richard I. Morris; President, Peter Stanford; Vice President, Norma Stanford; Secretary, Spencer Smi th ; Treasurer, Richard I. Morris; Trustees, Henry H. Anderso n, Jr., Alan G. Choate, Wilbur Dow, Robert W. Elliott, III, Karl Kortum , Richardo Lopes, Robert J. Lowen , Schuy ler M. Meyer, Jr., Richard I. Morri s, Nancy Pouch , Ludwi g K. Rubinsky, Spencer Smith , Pete r Stanfo rd , Edward G . Zelinsky; Chairman Emeritus, Karl Kortum OVERSEERS: Chairman , Henry H. Anderson , Jr. ; Charles F. Adam s, Townsend Hornor, George Lamb, C lifford D. Mallory, Schuyler M. Meyer, Jr., J. William Middendorf, II , Richard I. Morris , John G. Rogers, John Stobart ADVISORS: Co-Chairmen, Frank 0. Braynard, Me lbourne Smith; Raymond Aker, George F. Bass, Francis E. Bowker, Oswald L Brett, Dav id Brink, William M. Doerflinger, John S. Ewald , Joseph L. Farr, Timothy G. Foote, Richard GooldAdams , Walter J. Handelman , Robert G. Herbert, II , R. C. Jefferson , Irving M. Johnson , John Kemble, Conrad Mil ster, Edward D. Muhlfeld , William G. Muller, George N ichols, David E. Perkins, Richard Ra\h, Nancy Hughes Richardson , Timothy J. Runyan, George Salley, Melbourne Smith, Ralph L Snow, Albert Swanson, Peter Throckmorton , Shannon J. Wall , Robert A. Weinste in , Thomas Well s, Charles Wittholz. American Ship Trust, Hon . Secretary, Eric J. Berryman WORLD SHIP TRUST: Chairman , Wens ley Haydon-Baillie; Vice Presidents, Henry H. Anderson, Jr., Vi scount Caldecote , Sir Rex Hunt , Hammond Innes, Rt. Hon . Lord Lewin , Sir Peter Scott, Rt. Hon . Lord Shackleton; Dep. Director, J. A. Forsythe; Hon. Treasurer , Michael C. MacSwiney; Trustees, Eric J. Berryman , Mensun Bound, Dr. Neil Cossons, Dav id Goddard, D.R. MacG regor, Alan McGowan , Michael Parker, Arthur Prothero, Michael Stammers, Jayne Tracy. Membership: £ 12 payable WST, c/o Dep. Dir., 129a North Street, Burwell, Cambs. CBS OBB , England. Reg. Charity No. 27775 1

AUTUMN 1989

CONTENTS 4

DECK LOG , LETTERS AND QUERIES

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FORUM: OUR SHIPWRECK HERITAGE

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KNOWLEDGE: THE REAL TREASURE, Paul F. Johnston

WHYDAH ARCHAEOLOGISTS , James R. Reedy, Christopher E. Hamilton WHAT IS ARCHAEOLOGY? George F. Bass CALL TO ACTION, Peter Stanford SMALL CRAFT: MARSH GRASS ROOTS , Lance Lee THE WIANNO SENIOR: 75 YEARS YOUNG, Malcolm Howes SHE'S NOT A MODEL T! Carter Bacon A SAN FRANCISCO BAY FELUCCA REBORN , Stephen Canright RECREATING A SHANTYBOAT, Jim Brown CENTER FOR LOUISIANA BOAT BUILDING, Joseph T. Butler PRESERVING THE ESSENCE OF BOATS, Michael B. Alford

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A GUILD FOR SMALL CRAFT, Paula Johnson

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"SHE HAD ALWAYS BROUGHT ME SAFELY HOME," Discovery Reenactment Society

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SMALL CRAFT PRESERVATION, Paul Lipke HANDS ON HISTORY, Dick Wagner SAIL TRAINING: " AN UNDEFEATABLE SPIRIT," Bridget B. Morton

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SEA MUSIC AT MYSTIC, William Main Doerflinger

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SHIP NOTES MARINE ART: YVON LE CORRE'S SKETCHBOOK MARINE ART NEWS , Peter Stanford BOOK LOCKER, Lance Lee REVIEWS

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SKETCHES FROM WIANNO SENIOR WHISPER , Peter Stanford

COVER: With tossed oars, a Discovery ' 92 crew celebrates the discovery of the inside passage behind Vancouver Island in the best possible way-by rediscovering it in an 18th century ship' s boat built by volunteers on Galiano I stand, British Columbia. Photo, courtesy Greg Foster. For more on this program, see page 21.

SEA HISTORY STAFF: Editor, Peter Stanford; Managing Editor, Norma Stanford; Assistant Editor, Michael J. Netter; Produ ction Assistant, Joseph Stanford; Accounting, Martha Rosvally; Membership Secretary, Patricia An stett ; Membership Assistant, Grace Zerella; Assistant to the President, Sall y Kurts

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