1. Frigate Constitution launched 217 years ago this week

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    October 23, 2014 by irionjb

    The frigate U.S.S. Constitution was launched this week in 1797 at Edmund Hartt’s Shipyard, Boston Mass.  The ship is the oldest commissioned …
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  2. Columbus’ ship still lost

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    October 15, 2014 by irionjb

      A team of experts dispatched by UNESCO to the site of a shipwreck off the coast of Haiti announced …
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  3. Even Kangaroo Island is building a tall ship

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    October 14, 2014 by irionjb

    A group of tall ship enthusiasts on Kangaroo Island, south of Adelaide in Australia is building a replica of the …
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  4. Command your very own Viking ship

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    October 10, 2014 by irionjb

    Originally posted on NOLA Tall Ship:
    Although plundering villages along the Northshore would likely be frowned upon, you and your shield maidens…

  5. Command your very own Viking ship

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    October 10, 2014 by irionjb

    Although plundering villages along the Northshore would likely be frowned upon, you and your shield maidens can now plow the …
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  6. The Glory of Sail

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    October 6, 2014 by irionjb

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    The American steamer William Penn was chartered as a war transport during the Crimean War. Her captain described his joy, …
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  7. Building an 18th Century French Ship

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    October 3, 2014 by irionjb

    The Historic New Orleans Collection recently announced the acquisition of a rare French work on shipbuilding printed in Amsterdam in 1719, L’art …
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