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Sail port cities for 2012 include New Orleans, San Juan, New York, Norfolk, Baltimore, Boston, and New London. In addition to the parades of sail, events include publi c visitation of tall ships, international athletic competitions, comm unity relations activities, and air shows featuring the US Navy's Blue Angels. OpSail has staged spectacles for five previous American milestone events: the 1964 World's Fair, the 1976 bicentennial of American independence, the 1986 Statue of Liberty centennial, the 1992 Columbus quincentennial, and the m illennium in 2000. Dates for the OpSail/US Navy ship visits are: New Orleans, 17-23 April; San Juan (tall ships o nly), 9- 14 May; New York, 23-30 May (Fleet Week); No rfolk, Virginia, 1-12 June (Harborfest); Baltimore/Annapolis, 13-19 June; Boston, 30 June-6 July; New London, (tall ships only), 6-9 July. (www.opsail.org) j:,

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Sea History 137 - Winter 2011-2012  

10 The War of 1812: Year Three-1814, by William H. White • 18 Measure of the Earth: Navigation, Science, and the War of Jenkins's Ear, by L...

Sea History 137 - Winter 2011-2012  

10 The War of 1812: Year Three-1814, by William H. White • 18 Measure of the Earth: Navigation, Science, and the War of Jenkins's Ear, by L...

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