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SHIP NOTES, SEAPORT, & MUSEUM NEWS

Two brothers built boats on Norway's Os river in 1750, hence the name Oselver. It is still sailed in regattas. Includes 2 pairs of oars, drawings , instructions. Scale 1: 15, Length : 16.3" ... #W90 $70 .99 (Ship/hd $9.00)

Whaling Heritage Symposium, 16-18 June 2008 NOAA's Narional Marine Sancruaries, Maririme H eritage Program is sponsoring a three-day event, hosted by Mysric Seaport, the New Bedfo rd W haling Museum, and the New Bed fo rd W haling Narional Historic Park. The firs t two days of the symposium will be held at Mystic Seapo rt, and participanrs will travel to New Bedford fo r the thi rd day, approximately a 90-minure drive. The symposium will be organized along th e themes: "Indigenous Whalers and 19th - Early 20th-Century C ultural Interacrions," "The History and Archaeology of Whaling-Where the Heri tage Trails Meer," and "New D irectio ns in Whaling H eritage Research." Experrs in histo ry, archaeology, museum collections, m arine resource m anagem ent, and literature will gather together to explore these themes and create a plan for further investigations and educatio n. Historic whal ing and whali ng heritage encompass a broad spectrum of m arine knowledge. Elements of ocean explorario n, cul rural srudies, m arine biology, and oceanography will be included. For m ore informatio n o n the program, contacr Dr. H ans Van T ilburg, maritime heritage coordinato r for NOAA's N ational M arine San ctuary in rhe Pacific Islands Region , at hans.vantilburg@noaa.gov. Look for conference updates to be posted at: http://sanctuaries. noaa.gov/maritime/whal ing/.

AERE IS AWORLD TO EXPLORE

"Li'I Skiff ... for Nimble Fi ngers Includes sail material, pre-cut frames , etc. Sca le 1 :30, Length : 6.95" .. #W85 -$36.99 (S hip/hd $5 .00) Both Models are _plank-on-frame construction .

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SEA HISTORY 122, SPRING 2008

Sea History 122 - Spring 2008  

16 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, by Philip J. Webster • 20 Wireless Goes to Sea: Guglielmo Marconi's Radio and SS Ponce, by Captain Henry...

Sea History 122 - Spring 2008  

16 Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, by Philip J. Webster • 20 Wireless Goes to Sea: Guglielmo Marconi's Radio and SS Ponce, by Captain Henry...

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