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its commissioning in October of that year. The Smithsonian will open an exhibit focusing on the submarine force in the Cold War. In "Prepare to Dive," the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York City, home to USS Growler, will highlight the period of submarine development from Bushnell's Turtle through Holland's submarines with an overview of the US Navy's submarines since that time. On the West Coast the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum will present "US Navy Submarines: A Century Beneath the Sea." And the finishing touches are being made to the 14,000-square-foot addition to the Submarine Force Museum and Library in Groton, Connecticut. (ISASM, Pier 86, West 46th St. & 12th Avenue, New York NY 10036-4103; 212 245-0072; web sire: www.intrepid-museum.com; VNHM, 734 Marin Street, Vallejo CA 94590; 707 6430077; SFLMA, Box 50 l, Naval Submarine Base New London, Groton CT 06349) ... The American Maritime History Project Inc. (AMHP), based at the US Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point NY, is developing the first comprehensive history of water transportation's impact on America's growth and economy from 1600 to the present, under the supervision of Dr. Alex Roland of Duke University, past historian of NASA. (AMHP, Babson Center, USMMA, Kings Point NY, 11024; 516 773-5654) ... The barkentine Windy II, under construction at the Detyens Shipyard in Charleston, South Carolina, will soon join the schooner Windy I on the Great Lakes for educational voyages. (Capt. Robert Matthai, Windy of Chicago, Ltd., 600 East GrandAvenue, Chicago IL606 l l; 312 595-5472) ... Berths are available on Mystic Seaport's schooner Brilliant' s European voyage in 2000. (Mystic Seaport, 860 572-5323; e-mail: suzanne@mystic seaport.org; web site: www.mysticseaport .org/Brilliant) ... The Schooner Ernestina Commission opened its new office and museum in the former F. A. Sowle's Steam Woodworking Factory (1884) at the entrance to the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. (SEC, PO Box 2010, New Bedford MA 02741; 508 992-4900) . . . The Institute for NauticalArchaeology' s early excavations of a site atTektas Burnu in Turkey indicates that the 5th-century BC wreck will reveal much about the Classical Age. Thus far they have recovered one

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9 THE CAPE HORN ROAD: ENVOY. by Peter Stanford • 12 Schooners, Schooners Everywhere: The Tenth Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, b...

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