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“Superstorm” Sandy Sending Ships out to Sea and to Harbors of Refuge

Tropical Storm Sandy returned to hurricane strength on Saturday morning as it heads toward the U.S. northeast coast.   The US Navy as ordered 24 of the larger ships in southeastern Virginia bases, including the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, out to sea to avoid the storm. … Continue reading

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Video for a Saturday Morning – Launch of HMS Bounty – Boothbay Harbor Shipyard

A relaxing video for a Saturday morning. HMS Bounty slides gracefully back into the water at Boothbay HArbor Shipyard last Thursday.  Thanks to Tom Russell on the Linked-in Traditional Sail Professionals group for pointing it out.  In other news, HMS Bounty will be returning … Continue reading

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Greenport Tall Ships Challenge 2012 – Memorial Day Weekend

New York harbor is not the only port on the North-Eastern coast of the United States with a wealth of tall ships over Memorial Day Weekend.  Greenport, New York  is hosting the Greenport Tallships Challenge 2012.   Greenport, on the … Continue reading

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A Proposal on HMS Bounty

HMS Bounty recently called at St. Augustine, FL.  During a dockside party on the ship, Dr. Roger Clark Smith, a local historian, decided that there would be no better setting to propose marriage to the fair Christine Whalen, who graciously accepted. Our congratulations to the … Continue reading

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News from the Bounty

“HMS” Bounty, the replica of the ship of the mutiny fame, built for the Marlon Brando movie of 1965, is on her way home from her European Summer cruise.  Doug Faunt, with whom I briefly sailed on the Rose, has been … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Captain Bligh !

On this day in 1754, William Bligh was born. Following the famous mutiny on HMS Bounty, his name would become synonymous with harsh discipline bordering on tyranny.   The mutiny on the Bounty would be only one of four mutinies that Bligh would live … Continue reading

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HMS Bounty Boarded by Buccaneers in Plymouth

Over the weekend, HMS Bounty, on the first stop of her four month European tour, was boarded by buccaneers on  the Barbican in Plymouth.   Plymouth’s “Pirate Days” coincided with the release of the latest Disney ‘Pirates of the Caribbean” movie, “On Stranger … Continue reading

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HMS Bounty to Begin European Voyage

HMS Bounty is making ready to sail from San Juan, Puerto Rico tomorrow to begin this season’s European voyage.   She will be calling at ports in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Poland, Sweden, Germany and Russia, before returning to the US around October. For her … Continue reading

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Duluth Tall Ships Festival a Hit – Attracts Over 200,000

The Duluth Tall Ship’s Festival which runs through today, has been a major success, attracting over 200,000 visitors.  One of the biggest “stars” of the event was the HMS Bounty. The wait to get on the Bounty averaged between two and four … Continue reading

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Tall Ships Duluth 2010 July 28 – August 3

Tall Ships Duluth 2010 has an impressive line up of ships scheduled for their tall ships festival.  The ships are expected to start arriving in Duluth today.  The Brig Niagara, the Barque Europa, HMS Bounty, the Pride of Baltimore II, the … Continue reading

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Toronto Hosts Tall Ships

The Redpath Toronto Waterfront Festival started yesterday and will run through July 4th.   The festival is hosting fifteen sailing ships and schooners, including HMS Bounty, the brig Niagara, the Bark Europa, the Pride of Baltimore II,  Brig Roald Amundsen, … Continue reading

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HMS Bounty and Privateer Lynx in Portsmouth, NH

HMS Bounty and the Privateer Lynx will be in Portsmouth, NH for the annual Tall Ships Portsmouth Festival on Memorial Day weekend from May 29-31. It sounds like a great event.  The local paper reports all the details, which is all well … Continue reading

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HSM Bounty in Bath, Maine this Weekend

HMS Bounty open to public in Maine The HMS Bounty tall ship is open to the public during its stop in Maine.   The three-masted, 120-foot ship is open for tours Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at … Continue reading

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The Talisker Bounty Boat Begins its Epic Voyage

Two hundred and twenty one years ago yesterday, the crew of HMS Bounty staged a mutiny that remains famous to this day.   Four sailors are attempting to recreate Captain Bligh’s epic 3,700 nautical mile voyage in a 23 foot long open boat … Continue reading

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Pirate Weekend in Newburgh, NY and Real Pirates Charged in Norfolk

This week HMS Bounty, the replica ship built for the 1960 movie, “Mutiny on the Bounty,”  will be the centerpiece of the “Pirate Weekend”  in Newburgh, New York, on the Hudson River, sixty miles north of new York City.  The Bounty … Continue reading

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Fleet Grows for Green Bay’s Tall Ship Festival

There are twelve tall ships scheduled to participate in Green Bay, Wisconsin’s  Tall Ship festival this August, though at this point, only six names have been announced. These are the HMS Bounty, the schooners Roseway, Amistad, the Pride of Baltimore II, the Unicorn … Continue reading

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HMS BOUNTY GALLERY

Photos from a cruise on HMS Bounty a number of years ago.

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