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Time Lapse: A Frozen Tall Ship in 60 Seconds

Here is a time-lapse video of the assembly of an ice sculpture of a tall-ship being at Pickering Wharf in Salem, MA last Saturday as part of the 11th annual Salem So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival. Sadly, the … Continue reading

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Rum & Revolution Cruise on the Schooner Fame of Salem

Some traditions should be honored.  I would certainly include rum drinking in that list. Tomorrow the Schooner Fame  of Salem, Massachusetts is hosting a Rum and Revolution Cruise, departing from Pickering Wharf Marina, in Salem at 4:00 PM.  After all, “rum and sailors … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Nathaniel Bowditch, America’s Practical Navigator

Every US naval ship and most American merchant ships carry aboard a copy of the American Practical Navigator, which most refer to simply as Bowditch, after Nathaniel Bowditch, the author of the first edition in 1802.   On March 26,  1773,  Nathaniel Bowditch, the fifth of seven children, … Continue reading

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