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books made ir to rhe big screen in M aster & Commander. So me ships were builr specifically fo r use in a movie. HMS Bounty, rhe replica of Cap rain Bligh's form er co mmand, was builr in 1960 for MG M 's Mu tiny on the Bounty. Since rhen, ir's fo und wo rk in ocher films, recendy in Disney's Pirates ofthe Caribbean, D ead Man's Chest, bur ir appears as if irs owners were duped in to allowing a new movie, Pirates, to use rhe ship as pan of irs ser. Told char Pirates was a comedy, rhe Tall Ship Bouncy O rganizarion, which owns rhe ship, agreed. Lacer, rhey discovered char Pirates is insread an adul r film (i.e. porn movie) . Even if rhe idea makes Bounty owners and admi rers cringe, rhe movie has been a blockbusrer in rhe wo rld of adulr movies, selling more rhan 100,000 copies since ir was released lase fall. ... The US Navy is having trouble controlling costs on some of its recent shipbuilding efforts. The new amphibio us rrans pon San Antonio (LPD-17)

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10 Heroes of the Sailing Navy: Stephen Decatur Jr., by William H. White • 16 "Black Hands, Blue Seas:" Sailmaker James Forten by Deirdre O'...

Sea History 116 - Autumn 2006  

10 Heroes of the Sailing Navy: Stephen Decatur Jr., by William H. White • 16 "Black Hands, Blue Seas:" Sailmaker James Forten by Deirdre O'...

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