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    The King Who Became a Pirate

    Please see story about King Erik VII of Denmark:

    https://narratively.com/the-king-who-became-a-pirate/
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    It seems to be a little known detail of that day....

    It seems to be a little known detail of that day. Here is the Smithsonian Museum's account of the boat lift:
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    Here is a little known story of that day -- a...

    Here is a little known story of that day -- a "mini Dunkirk" if you will -- the great boat lift of 9/11. Please see story:
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    USS Constitution 9/11 Memorial Cruise

    Marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, the USS Constitution held memorial ceremonies and did a "turnaround" cruise around Boston harbor to honor the 2,997...
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    Very cool ! B.

    Very cool !
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    So I take it you WEREN'T in the silent movie of...

    So I take it you WEREN'T in the silent movie of the battle ? :takecover: Was that you singing in the soundtrack ? :wink:
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    Well....here are some OLDER images of the battle...

    Well....here are some OLDER images of the battle reenactment....perhaps you lent your dulcet pear shaped tones to the sound track ? (-:
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N299sYoF6vI
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    Hi Rob -- I found this video of the 2018...

    Hi Rob -- I found this video of the 2018 Prestonpans reenactment -- are you in this one?
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    https://www.facebook.com/Prestonpans1745/videos/prestonpans-re-enactments-2018/1269976863363574/
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    Thanks Jonas, I sure had fun. Here are a couple...

    Thanks Jonas, I sure had fun. Here are a couple of more photos from the game. I hope to game Sails and Wings in the UK someday when events allow.

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    I've always been partial to the Hudson River...

    I've always been partial to the Hudson River Valley, Rob (my Mother's family came to the Hudson Valley from England almost 250 years ago). Now my partiality to the Valley is validated: Time magazine...
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    Passing My Place Moments Ago

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    Sticky: Hi Chris -- I just saw this -- Congrats! Bill

    Hi Chris -- I just saw this -- Congrats!
    Bill
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    Hi Chris, Yes I am sorry there are no shows...

    Hi Chris, Yes I am sorry there are no shows either -- was hoping to meet some of my colleagues on both the Sails and Wings sites. My last trip over to see my daughter (2 Christmases ago) the Glasgow...
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    I'm Going to Be a Highland Laddie !

    Two weeks to our departure to visit my daughter in Scotland (she's a graduate student at the Royal Conservatoire) -- due to COVID we haven't seen her in a long time -- thanks Boris for relaxing all...
  15. Online Exhibit -- Join the Crew of Old Ironsides!

    Here is link to fun online exhibit by the USS Constitution museum:

    https://jointhecrew.ussconstitutionmuseum.org/
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    Congrats on the astounding number of posts, Rob ...

    Congrats on the astounding number of posts, Rob -- a mere 18,300 more posts give or take and I will catch you!
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    If you like this sort of music (and I do) here...

    If you like this sort of music (and I do) here are two more to view: the first is the resident fife and drum company of Longfellow's Wayside Inn in Massachusetts (where I have stayed a number of...
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    18th C. Fife and Drum Music

    I came across this YouTube entitled "50 Years of Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drums." In my younger days as a reenactor I marched into action to most of these (all that's missing is the smell of...
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    In honor of Independence Day, here is an article...

    In honor of Independence Day, here is an article discussing when Americans lost their British accents:

    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/29761/when-did-americans-lose-their-british-accents

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    HA !!!! Although it is a day bittersweet with...

    HA !!!! Although it is a day bittersweet with historical possibilities for me.....my Mom's family lost a significant tract of land in the Hudson River Valley granted by King George for actively...
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    Happy Birthday USA

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    Happy Birthday Captain Duff....we ALMOST share a...

    Happy Birthday Captain Duff....we ALMOST share a common birth date!
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    Rob, I thought of you last night as I watched a...

    Rob,
    I thought of you last night as I watched a 1967 film of Tom Lehrer singing the chemical elements table to the Gilbert and Sullivan tune of "I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major General":
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    Why Why Why didn't I think of the G&T for my...

    Why Why Why didn't I think of the G&T for my viewing......:drinks:
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    A U.S/U.K. Nautical Father's Day

    It is Father's Day here in the U.S. My daughter (who is a graduate student in the UK) and I celebrated the holiday by doing a Zoom screen share viewing of one of our favorite films; "Master and...
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