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No. 81

SEA HISTORY

SPRING/SUMMER 1997

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CONTENTS 2 DECK LOG & LETTERS 4 NMHS NEWS 7 THE AMERICAN FLAG AT SEA: Economics Alone Is Not the Answer by David A . O' Neil 10 South Street Receives a Schooner, 30 Years Ago by Peter Stanford 12 THE CAPE HORN ROAD, XI: In the Wake of the Golden Hind by Peter Stanford - - - - - - - - OPERATION SAIL 20()()T• - - - - - - - 16 Operation Sail 2000 Announcement by Charles Robertson 19 Beyond the Spectacle by Kevin Haydon ---------------~

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24 Swift of Ipswich by Thad Koza 27 MARINE ART: The Symbolic Significance of Shipcarving by Tony Lewis 30 MARINE ART NEWS 32 MUSEUM OF THE ISSUE: A Maritime Center for the Hawaiian Islands 34 SHIP OF THE ISSUE: At Home in Hawaii: Falls of Clyde by MacKinnon Simpson 37 The Second Captain: Silas Talbot of USS Constitution by Louis A. Norton 40 USS Constitution Reborn by Patrick Otton 42 TRAFFIQUES & DISCOVERIES 44 SHIP NOTES, SEAPORT & MUSEUM NEWS 48 R EVIEWS 53 DESSERT: Cruise of the Conrad by Alan Villiers 56 PATRONS COVER: The frigate Rose leaps and plunges into the Atlantic swell off France last summer. She' ll be a leading participant in OpSail 2000, which is featured in this issue (pp. 16-21 ). Photo: Philip Plisson

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7 THE AMERICAN FLAG AT SEA: Economics Alone Is Not the Answer by David A. O'Neil • 10 South Street Receives a Schooner, 30 Years Ago by Pete...

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7 THE AMERICAN FLAG AT SEA: Economics Alone Is Not the Answer by David A. O'Neil • 10 South Street Receives a Schooner, 30 Years Ago by Pete...

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