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CONFERENCES

•"Life on the Edge,'' Society for Historical Archaeology annual conference, 11-1 5 January in Sacremento , CA. (e-mail: sha2006@archaeocommons.o rg; www.sha.org) •17th Annual Symposium on Maritime Archaeology and History of Hawai'i and the Pacific, 18-20 February 2006, H apuna Beach Prince Hotel, Big Island, H awai'i. Conference Theme: "Our Voyaging Ancestors," (MAHHI, POB 8807, Honolulu, HI 9683 0; www.mahhi.org; email: finney@mahhi.org) •The Classic Yacht Symposium, H erreshoff Marine Museum and The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 31 March-2 April 2006 (HMM, PO B 450, One Burnside St., Bristol, RI 02809; Ph. 401 253-5000; www.herreshoff.org) •International Log Boat Symposium, 68 April 2006 at the N orth Carolina Maritime Museum . Presented by the Council of American Maritime Museums and the Museum Small Craft Association . CALL FOR PAPERS Abstracts not to exceed 200 words, deadline 17 February (submit abstracts to: Paul Fontenoy, Curator of Maritime Research, NCM M, 3 15 Front St., Beaufort, NC 28 516; Ph. 252 728-73 17; e-mail paul. fontenoy@ncmail.net) •99th Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians and the 28th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Public History will be held jointly at the Hilton Washington H otel in Washington, D C, 19-22 April 2006 (www.oah.org/ meetings/2006/) •Making Waves in the Mediterranean, Mediterranean Maritime History Network, 4-7 May 2006, M essina, Taormina, Sicily. Covers Mediterranean maritime history since the 13th century. (MMH N Coordinator, Dr. Carmel Vassallo, Mediterranean Institute, U niversity of Malta, Msida M SD 06 Malta; e-mail: carmel.vassallo@um .edu.mt; http:! /home. um.edu.mt/m edinst/mmhn) FESTIVALS, EvENTS, LECTURES, ETC.

•10th Anniversary Moby Dick Marathon, 3-4 January at the New Bedford W haling Museum . Starting at 4 bells in the 1st dog watch (6 PM .), light whale-

ship fare, including grog and cider, will be served (and coffee!) throughout the event. Come and leave at any time-las ts approximately 25 hours. (NBWM, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedfo rd, MA 02740; Ph. 508 997-0046; www.whalingmuseum.org) •San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, 14- 15 January. Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco (POB 475668, San Francisco, CA 94 147; Ph. 4 15 3 10-5259; e-mail: info@oceanfilmfest. org; www. oceanfilmfest.org) •"Submarines at the North Pole," a lecture by VADM John N icholson, 5 February, at the Maritime M useum of San D iego (MMSD, 1492 North H arbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 ; Ph. 6 19 234-9 153 ext. 101 ; e-mail: info@sdmaritime.org; www.sdmaritime.org)

•Roanoke Island 1862-A Civil War Living History Weekend, 18-1 9 February, at the Roanoke Island Festival Park, Outdoor Pavilion. Event will commemorate the l 44th Anniversary of the Battle of Roanoke Island with re-enactors of Union and Confederate soldiers, Civil War-era sailors and civilians (Ph. 252 475- 1500; www.roanokeisland.com) •Lantern Light Tours, Thurdays - Sundays in December at Mys tic Seaport Museum; also Pirate Week, 18-26 February. Storytelling, games, crafts. (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355; Ph. 860 572-0711 ; www.mysticseaport.org) •Driftwood Sculptures, 2 December - 8 January. Coos Bay, O R. Create your own wooden sculptures out at the beach using pieces of driftwood; Coos Art Museum will display them in their Uno E. Richter Atrium. (235 Anderson Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420; Ph. 541 267-3901 ; e-mail: info@coosart.org; www.coosart.org)

•Exhibition and sale of eight paintings of tugboats and steamships by Don Mathiesen, '62, displayed at the US Merchant Marine M useum until the end of December. (USMMM, 300 Steamboat Rd., Kings Point, NY 11024; Ph. 516 773-5515; e-mail: museum@usmma. edu; www. usmma.edu/ about/Museum/ •The Spirit of Sailing, an exhibition of Michael Kahn's photography, onboard Star of India at the Ma ri time Museum of San Diego, th ro ugh 3 January; also Reflections on the Water, photographs by Bob Grieser, onboard Berkeley through 3 April (1 492 North H arbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92 101 ; Ph. 6 19 234-91 53; e-mail: info @sdmaritime.org; www.sdmaritime.org) •Winslow Homer in the National Gallery, on the Nati onal Mall between Third and Seventh Streets at Co nstitution Avenue, N W, Washington DC; through 20 February 200 6 (Ph. 202 737-4215 , (TDD) 202 842-6 176; www. nga.gov) •African Americans in the Coast Guard, 31 January - 5 March 2006. Highlighting the crews of the Cape H enry, VA, and Pea Island, NC, Life-Saving and Coas t Guard Stations at The O ld Coast Guard Station (24th Street & Boardwalk, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 ; Ph. 757 422-15 87; www.oldcoastguardstation.org) •Nantucket's Greatest Generation: Photos of WW7I Servicemen from the William W. Coffin Collection, through Memorial Day 2006 (Nantucket Historical Association, 7 Fair Street, POB 1016, Nantucket, MA 02554 •Women in the Fisheries: A Contemporary View, th ro ugh June 2006 at the Maine Maritime M useum (243 Washingto n St., Bath, M E 04530; Ph. 207 44313 16; www.mainemaritimemuseum.org) •Painting Summer in New England, 22 April - 4 September 2006, at the Peabody Essex Museum . (PEM, East India Square, Salem, MA 01 970; Ph. 978 745-9500, 866 745- 1876, and fo r the hearing impaired 978 740-3649; www/pem.org) • The Art of the Boat: Photographs from the Rosenfeld Collection, now until October 2006, Mystic Seaport Museum. (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355; Ph: 860 572-071 1; www.mysticseaport.org)

Sea History 113 - Winter 2005-2006  

10 Dangerous Voyage, by Roger Tilton • 16A French Spoliation Case: Not-Quite Justice after Never-Was War, by Jock Yellott • 26 Samuel Elio...

Sea History 113 - Winter 2005-2006  

10 Dangerous Voyage, by Roger Tilton • 16A French Spoliation Case: Not-Quite Justice after Never-Was War, by Jock Yellott • 26 Samuel Elio...