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Guest Post : Falls of Clyde – 2017 Update

A guest post by Susan Yamamoto from her new and wonderful blog, Maritime Hawai‘i, on the latest developments to help save the four masted sailing ship, Falls of Clyde.   David O’Neill is leading the ‎Save The Tall Ship Falls of … Continue reading

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Scottish MP Supports Rescue of the Falls of Clyde

A UK member of parliament from Glasgow, Scotland has joined in the effort to save the endangered historic sailing ship Falls of Clyde. MP Alison Thewliss has written to David Ige, Governor of Hawaii, in support of returning the ship to the … Continue reading

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Falls of Clyde Ordered to Leave Honolulu Harbor

Sad, if not surprising news. The Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division (HDOT Harbors) has ordered that the 138-year-old sailing ship Falls of Clyde be removed from Honolulu harbor. Previously, in a letter dated June 15th, the Harbor Division had … Continue reading

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State of Hawaii Evicts Falls of Clyde

In May 2015, we posted that the State of Hawaii has put the Friends of Falls of Clyde, the organization responsible for rescuing the historic ship of the same name, on notice that the state planned to terminate the permit … Continue reading

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The End of Falls of Clyde? Too Many Broken Promises?

The State of Hawaii has notified the Friends of Falls of Clyde, the organization responsible for rescuing the historic ship of the same name, that the state plans to terminate its permit which allows the ship to be docked for free.  “They … Continue reading

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Two Ships from the River Clyde — Glennlee & Falls of Clyde

In the press, they have been described as “sister ships” which is not literally true. Falls of Clyde, an iron-hulled four masted ship built in 1878 in Port Glasgow, is older and larger than Glennlee, a three masted steel-hulled barque, also built in … Continue reading

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Falls of Clyde, Last Four-Masted Full-Rigged Iron Ship, Needs Volunteers & Funds

Falls of Clyde is the last four-masted full-rigged iron ship and the only surviving sailing oil tanker. The ship was launched in 1878 in Port Glasgow, Scotland, for the Fall Line.  She became a museum ship in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1971, but was … Continue reading

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Falls of Clyde – Video Tour & Interview & Have You Voted Yet?

April M. Williams hosts the “Where Are You Today?” Travel Blog.  She recently posted a video tour of the Falls of Clyde and an interview with Bruce McEwen, president of the Friends of the Falls of Clyde.  The Falls of … Continue reading

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Vote for the Falls of Clyde !!!

The Falls of Clyde, built in 1878, is the only surviving iron-hulled four-masted full rigged ship and the only surviving sail-driven oil tanker in the world.  After years of neglect by the Bishop Museum, the ship has been taken over … Continue reading

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Falls of Clyde – Beauty, Like the Devil, is the the Details

Susan Yamamato has been posting some wonderful photographs from aboard the Falls of Clyde on her blog, Notes from the Wooden and Iron World.    Beauty, like the devil, is often in the details.  Click here to view the gallery. Falls of … Continue reading

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Help Save the Falls of Clyde

Falls of Clyde is the only surviving iron-hulled four-masted full rigged ship and the only surviving sail-driven oil tanker in the world.  She was launched in 1878 in Port Glasgow, Scotland, for the Fall Line .  The ship was towed to Hawaii … Continue reading

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