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    Shipwrecked Sailors and the Cod

    Interesting article on the cod fish, maritime history. and Norway:

    https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-shipwrecked-sailors-the-wandering-cod?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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    Master and Commander 2 ???

    Russell Crowe recently dropped hints that a sequel to Master and Commander is being discussed (be still oh throbbing heart):

    http://collider.com/master-and-commander-2-russell-crowe/
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    Here is coverage of the game this weekend on...

    Here is coverage of the game this weekend on Yahoo -- a nice album of photos showing the figures, the game in progress, and the gamers themselves.
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    Here's another video I found on the game in...

    Here's another video I found on the game in Glasgow:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4O-z8xDSAI
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    Rob, I have four kids, 2 boys and 2 girls (all...

    Rob,
    I have four kids, 2 boys and 2 girls (all alleged adults now). I daresay I would win any knowledge challenge about me versus a knowledge challenge about them for the three oldest, but my...
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    Here's the BBC coverage of the war game event:...

    Here's the BBC coverage of the war game event:
    https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-scotland-48639233/mini-armies-gather-for-massive-waterloo-war-game

    Here is Glasgow Today coverage with photos and...
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    Father's Day

    In celebration of Father's Day, here's a "Pop" quiz from Jimmy Kimmel :happy: :

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHPbOGEUvZA
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    Massive Waterloo War Game in Glasgow

    Oh how I wish I was in Scotland this weekend.......
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    I hope to get caught up on the campaign as the...

    I hope to get caught up on the campaign as the summer progresses -- with the end of the academic year, my daughter graduating, and getting her ready to leave for grad school in the UK, its been a...
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    Poll: Hey Dobbs, I know a couple of accountants who...

    Hey Dobbs,
    I know a couple of accountants who might qualify for the title "professional juggler".. :wink: Perchance you weren't a Flying Kamarazov Brother were you?
    Bill
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    Hudson River just behind my place, 90 miles south...

    Hudson River just behind my place, 90 miles south is the Atlantic Ocean.
  12. But of course as the finest sailing warship to...

    But of course as the finest sailing warship to ever part the waves, shouldn't it really be bigger ??? :happy: :wink: :shock:
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    A View of the Bridge....

    With a wink towards Arthur Miller's play, here are some pictures I took this evening from my place looking downriver of the Hudson. Regrettably my phone camera didn't capture how vibrant the colors...
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    Sticky: Thank you! B.

    Thank you!
    B.
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    Sticky: Thanks! B.

    Thanks!
    B.
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    Great Atlantic Sturgeon

    Here's a short video on the Great Atlantic Sturgeon I found interesting and thought I'd share with other sailors on the site. I find it amazing they were around at the time of the dinosaurs. Beyond...
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    Sticky: Congrats, Steve, on the Rep Medal ! Bill

    Congrats, Steve, on the Rep Medal !
    Bill
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    I have been known to tell my students that I find...

    I have been known to tell my students that I find it a sobering thought that I have shoes older than them....
    Enjoy the day!
    Bill
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    Happy birthday Rob! How does it feel to finally...

    Happy birthday Rob! How does it feel to finally hit 30 ? :wink:
    Bill
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    Although here is one a little farther afield for...

    Although here is one a little farther afield for all you Herodotus fans out there....

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/17/nile-shipwreck-herodotus-archaeologists-thonis-heraclion
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    Thames River "Old Brig" to be excavated

    Please see story:

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/23/thames-shipwreck-secrets-old-brig-seasalter-kent
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    Poll: OOOFFF !!!! :happy::clap::surrender:

    OOOFFF !!!! :happy::clap::surrender:
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    Poll: Yes the Halve Maen passes my place twice per...

    Yes the Halve Maen passes my place twice per summer season (although I hear that now it is operating in Europe) -- here's a couple of photos:
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    best,
    Bill
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    Poll: Eric, The Kalmar sailed passed my place last...

    Eric,
    The Kalmar sailed passed my place last summer (or was it the summer before last...oh dear I've reached that age)....here's one of the photos I quickly snapped. I was reading on one of my...
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    Poll: I sailed for several weeks on the Fantome near...

    I sailed for several weeks on the Fantome near the Bahamas, Bimini, Gun Key, etc. It was a 300 foot (679 ton) steel hulled stay sail schooner. It was built by the Duke of Westminster in 1927, and...
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