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    Today, 13:45
    Bligh replied to a thread New Members. in UK Fleet
    And yet another new member from the US. Steve, aka camelx from Colorado. Rob.
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    Today, 13:30
    Bligh replied to a thread New Members. in UK Fleet
    Today we are joined by another US sailor. He is John, aka mightymars from New York. Rob.
    112 replies | 79342 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:34
    Bligh replied to a thread New Members. in UK Fleet
    It is not often that I get to welcome two new UK shipmates in one day, but here we are. The new sailor is Andrew, aka ABish from Sheffield. Rob.
    112 replies | 79342 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 08:36
    Bligh started a thread Partizan May the 22nd. in UK Fleet
    Although I did not attend I have blagged this photo of the game from Raffer J Larwood. Rob.
    0 replies | 16 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:28
    :hatsoff: Well this is a first. A medal award to a new member before he has even posted. The Minor Con Medal :medal: goes to Simon's son Andrew, aka...
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:10
    Bligh replied to a thread New Members. in UK Fleet
    This morning I am very happy to welcome Andrew, Simon's son to the Anchorage. He goes under the name of CptPugwash. Rob.
    112 replies | 79342 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:06
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    Today we are joined by a sailor from Singapore, Edervarg aka Nick. Rob.
    396 replies | 237405 view(s)
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    05-22-2022, 09:09
    Bligh replied to a thread Argh in Welcome Aboard
    Looking for some way to use my neglected US ships and left over terrain from Sven's Battle of the Nile Luke, I remembered the Meshuda thread and...
    6 replies | 330 view(s)
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    05-22-2022, 08:32
    Bligh replied to a thread Argh in Welcome Aboard
    If you look at the first post here you will find the start of it all Luke. ...
    6 replies | 330 view(s)
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    05-22-2022, 08:02
    Bligh replied to a thread Argh in Welcome Aboard
    Hi again Luke. For some reason the Spam Bot had recorded you as a spammer, and so your posts had been put into moderation/ I have just used my...
    6 replies | 330 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-21-2022, 00:41
    I am certain that several naval novelists have used his exploits as a basis for engagements ascribed to their own hero. Rob.
    2 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-20-2022, 02:35
    Here is a little of the background to my Dubrovnik, or Ragousa as it was known in the 18th century. Captain Sir William Hoste, 1st Baronet KCB RN...
    2 replies | 78 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-17-2022, 15:23
    I thought you would like these Lex. The Franeker connection is just a bonus I did not know about. Rob.
    129 replies | 8421 view(s)
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    05-17-2022, 10:17
    Bligh started a thread UK. MEMBERS 2022 in UK Fleet
    UK Fleet ADMIRAL of the Fleet Bligh
    0 replies | 89 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-14-2022, 03:03
    :hatsoff: It is with a sense of personal sadness and loss, and on instruction from the Comptroller of The Navy Board that I announce the award of...
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-14-2022, 02:20
    No it is not DB. Dave was actually in line for it along with Chris, but as secretary to The Board I act on your instruction. It will be done sir....
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
  • Volunteer's Avatar
    05-13-2022, 10:25
    Wow! Congratulations Jim on a well deserved promotion! Sorry for the late acknowledgment, I haven't been getting Anchorage notifications for some...
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-13-2022, 01:29
    :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure to announce the award of The site recognition award to Chris, Captain Duff. :medal: The citation reads :- ...
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
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    05-12-2022, 07:50
    Volunteer replied to a thread David Pollard. in Wardroom
    Rest in peace David, may your seas be forever calm.
    11 replies | 431 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-10-2022, 13:08
    David, Naharaht, Admiral of the White. 1951- 2022.
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    05-08-2022, 03:04
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    This morning we are joined by a new shipmate from the USA. He is Bizzbum from Texas. Rob.
    396 replies | 237405 view(s)
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    05-07-2022, 08:46
    Nightmoss replied to a thread David Pollard. in Wardroom
    Indeed this is very sad news. I always enjoyed David's posts and commentary. He most definitely will be missed! RIP, David.
    11 replies | 431 view(s)
  • Nightmoss's Avatar
    05-07-2022, 08:44
    My thanks for this significant award. I'm very honored. :salute: And of course drinks are on me! :rum: :beer: :drinks:
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-06-2022, 13:21
    :hatsoff: It gives me great pleasure on behalf of the Navy Board to confirm the promotion to the rank of Admiral of the White to Captain Nightmoss....
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-06-2022, 13:09
    Bligh replied to a thread David Pollard. in Wardroom
    Fair thee well. As I walked by the dockside one evening so fair To view the blue waters and take the salt air I heard an old sailor singing...
    11 replies | 431 view(s)
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    05-06-2022, 08:29
    Bligh started a thread David Pollard. in Wardroom
    It is my sad duty to inform the members of the Wardroom that Admiral of White Naharaht, Dave Pollard died earlier this year after a short illness. I...
    11 replies | 431 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-06-2022, 01:35
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    Today we welcome a new shipmate from the USA. he is Stephen, aka sablair from Oregon. Rob.
    396 replies | 237405 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-05-2022, 00:49
    Hi John. Thank you for your kind remarks and also for the Rep. I hope to be able to Rep you back soon for another of your stirling Jon Vagabond...
    129 replies | 8421 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-01-2022, 13:54
    Bligh replied to a thread New members signing on. in Wardroom
    Yet another matelot from the USA today. He is James, aka Wheatmail04 from West Virginia. Rob.
    396 replies | 237405 view(s)
  • Bligh's Avatar
    05-01-2022, 02:14
    :hatsoff: And something most unusual this month which has only happened once before. Argo has tied with Paul and thus collects his first monthly...
    1053 replies | 495900 view(s)
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About Nightmoss

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About Nightmoss
First Name:
Jim
Country Flag:
United States
State/Province:
Wisconsin
Navy:
Spain
Ship Size:
1st or 2nd Rates (90+ guns, 3 deckers)
Interests:
Board games, PC/Video games, Model Railroading, Fitness, Music (learning to play the Dulcimer, etc.
Biography:
Life long resident of Wisconsin. Retired, academic librarian from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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"It's not the towering sails, but the unseen wind that moves a ship."
–English Proverb

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Join Date
04-11-2013
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Awards Showcase - 11 Medals - 48 Guns
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Name: Yearly Top Thread Starter
Awarded to the member that starts the most threads during the year. May only be awarded once to a member.
Issue time: 01-20-2015 04:37
Issue reason: Top thread starter for 2014.


Name: Reputation 500
Award to members who have received 500 or more Reputation points from their peers.
Issue time: 12-26-2020 12:40
Issue reason: Award to members who have received 500 or more Reputation points from their peers.


Name: Top Monthly Thread Starter - Gold
Awarded to the Sailor that starts the most new threads for four months.
Issue time: 07-02-2015 14:34
Issue reason: Top Thread Starter May 2014.
Top Thread Starter Aug 2014.
Top Thread Starter Sep 2014.
Top Thread Starter Oct 2014.


Name: Top Monthly Poster - Gold
Awarded to the Sailor with the most posts in four months.
Issue time: 06-22-2014 08:28
Issue reason: Top Poster for Jan 2014.
Top Poster for Mar 2014.
Top Poster for Apr2014.
Top Poster for May 2014.


Name: How to Article
Awarded to those members who have written an article for the How To section.
Issue time: 06-07-2014 03:17
Issue reason: For How To repair broken Wave 2 masts.


Name: 500 Photos
Awarded members who have uploaded at least 500 photos to their Albums.
Issue time: 03-04-2021 08:57
Issue reason: Awarded members who have uploaded at least 500 photos to their Albums.


Name: Minor Con Medal - U.S.
For Anchorage members who participate in an approved, minor U.S. convention SoG event.
Issue time: 02-06-2016 08:11
Issue reason: Ares Gen Con event 2014.


Name: Sails of Glory Kickstarter - Early Bird Commodore
Awarded to those members that supported the Kickstarter campaign at the Early Bird Commodore level.
Issue time: 06-11-2013 09:38
Issue reason: Awarded for supporting the Sails of Glory Kickstarter Project.


Name: Donations up to $40
Awarded for those that donate between $31 and $40 to keep the site running.
Issue time: 02-16-2015 11:48
Issue reason: Donation in the amount of $40. Thank you very much!


Name: Anchorage Campaign Medal
Awarded to members that have taken part in one of the various campaigns run on the site and have submitted at least 5 AARs for that campaign.
Issue time: 02-15-2021 12:50
Issue reason: Awarded to members that have taken part in one of the various campaigns run on the site and have submitted at least 5 AARs for that campaign.


Name: 5 Years of Service and 3000 posts
Awarded to members for five years of service and 3000+ posts.
Issue time: 01-17-2019 12:45
Issue reason: Awarded to members for five years of service and 3000+ posts.