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SHIPNOTES, SEAPORT & MUSEUM NEWS Sea Festivals Abroad-Bristol '96 and Beyond! If you yearn to be surrounded by hundreds of traditional vessels, to cheer on the men and women participating in sailing and rowing races and maritime arts competitions, and to join in singing sea chanteys, the place for you is the International Festival of the Sea-Bristol '96 in England, 24-27 May . The Festival , entitled "A Voyage from the Past into the Future," celebrates the comi ng 500th anni versary of John Cabot ' s 1497 di scovery of Newfoundland. Centerpiece of the event is a replica of Cabot's Matthew, launched thi s fall in Bristol. Organizers expect 1000 craft-sailing ships, workboats, yachts and fi shing vessels-to converge on the port. Sixty acres of the harbor and two miles of quayside berths will provide plenty of room for St. Augustine' s Bridge in 1885. the expected one million visitors. When thi s festiva l ends, don ' t go home yet! Follow the fleet to maritime festival s in Bantry Bay and the Port of Castletownbere in Ireland, thence to the ancient port of La Rochelle, France, fo llowed by a return to Penzance in time for the West Cornwall Maritime Festival and the British Feeder Race to Brest '96the traditional boat festival sponsored by the French publication Le ChasseMaree. (Charles Payton , Festival Director, The International Festival of the Sea, 59 Prince Street, Bristol BS I 4QH, Eng land; 44 1179 22 I 996, fax: 44 1179 22 1497; Peter Workman , Director General, I 997 Bristol Cabot 500 Celebrations, Somerset House, 18 Canynge Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3JX, England; 44 272 237237, fax: 44 272 739463; Brest '96, BP I 996, 29269 Brest Cedex, France) J A . establish a resource fornorthwest Florida maritime hi story and is asking for nautical books, artifacts and photographs associated with the area (W. Ted Brown, PMPS , 1700 Osceola Blvd., Pensacola FL 32503) . . . The Center for Wooden Boats, known for its participatory, handson approach to museum programming, has announced that Founder and Executive Director Dick Wagner will move to the pos ition of Found in g Director (CWB,1010 Valley Street, Seattle WA 98109; 206 382-BOAT) . .. William O ' Brien has been appointed the Executi ve Director of the Great Lakes His, torical Society (GLHS , PO Box 435 , Verm ilion OH 44089-1099) ... The Mariners ' Museum has named Mita Vail as Vice President for Development and has a nnounced the e lect ion of Brenton S. Hal sey as Chairman of the Board of Trustees (TMM, I 00 Museum Dri ve, Newport News VA 23606; 804 595-0368) . . . The Boston National Historical Park has publi shed the 8-page brochure "Ships Built By the C harlestown Navy Yard, 1814-1957,'' avai lable for no charge while supplies last (Di vision of Planning & Development, BNHP, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston MA 021 29) . .. the Oregon Maritime Center & Museum , in the wake of

financial difficulties partially due to the costs of a new mooring for their sternwheel towboat Portland, has sent out an urgent appeal for funds and confirms that the museum has discussed a merger with the Columbia River Maritime Museum (OMC&M, 11 3 S.W. Front Aven ue, Portland OR 97204; 503 224-7724) ... Call for Papers: 8th International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeo logy in Gdansk, Poland, 24-27 September I 997 (For further information contact Dr. Jerzy Litwin, Secretariat ISBSA 8, Centralne M uzeum Morskie, ul. Szeroka 67/68 , 80-835 Gdansk POLAND) SEAHISTORYGAZETTE: "Shipnotes" has been repeating in short form the contents of our iII ustrated 6-page monthly Sea History Gazette. In a change in policy, "Shipnotes" will run special short features with a running survey and calendar, as above. For the authoritative word on ship and museum news, ships' voyaging, ships saved or lost, grants made, personnel changes, new ventures in the fie ld, etc. , sign up for the Gazette-$25 fo r a year' s subscription ($ 18.75 fo r NMHS members) , or ask us for a c1omplim entary sam pl e copy. (NMHS ,, PO Box 68, Peekskill NY 10566; 8300 221-NMHS) SEA I-HISTORY 75 , AUTUMN 1995

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