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  • Fanfare as replica frigate sails to US [Video]

    04/19/2015 4:06:16 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    BBC ^ | 2015-04-19 | BBC
    A replica of an 18th century French warship has set sail from France for the United States.
  • Crew member rescued after abandoning ship dies (HMS Bounty sunk)

    10/30/2012 5:21:24 AM PDT · by I still care · 56 replies
    MSN News ^ | Oct 30, 2012 | AP via MSN
    ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard says a woman who was rescued in the Atlantic after abandoning ship in rough weather churned up by Hurricane Sandy has died. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert says 42-year-old Claudene Christian was unresponsive when she was pulled from the water Monday evening and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Fourteen other crew members were rescued from the HMS Bounty, a replica 18th-century sailing vessel that was originally built for the 1962 film "Mutiny on the Bounty" and was featured in several other films over the years. The Coast Guard...
  • Tall ship grounded off Vineyard is refloated

    08/05/2009 2:14:55 PM PDT · by AKSurprise · 14 replies · 1,226+ views
    Providence Journal ^ | 08/05/09 | Thomas J. Morgan
    "The tall ship Unicorn, which grounded on rocks Wednesday morning about 400 yards off Nonamesset Island in the Elizabeth Islands chain, just off Martha's Vineyard, has been freed, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Wednesday afternoon. The Coast Guard said the ship was refloated with the assistance of the commercial tug Jaguar." "The cause of the incident is not yet known. The Unicorn claims to be the only all-female-crewed tall ship in the world. According to the Unicorn's Web site, the ship was operating under a program called Sisters Under Sail, with plans to sail the East Coast from Baltimore to...
  • Coast Guard's tall ship Eagle to dock in Astoria (OR)

    06/12/2008 7:51:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 43 replies · 471+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | June 11, 2008 | Stuart Tomlinson
    U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle If you've ever wanted to tour a tall ship, now is your chance. Starting Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard will sponsor free tours of the only square-rigged sailing ship in the U.S. fleet when it docks in Astoria at the Maritime Museum, 1792 Marine Drive. The tall ship Eagle, also known as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, has been under way for the past two months, serving as a hands-on classroom for Coast Guard cadets at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. According to Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Adam...