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Rebel Treasure twelfth post

ON THE USS CONSTITUTION – THE MAIN TRUCK
Fifty feet up on the main mast, Lon drapes his chest over the furled mainsail while walking the footrope that sways beneath it. 714 more words

Scripts

The U.S. Navy & Corsairs

So why am I writing a post on history when this is a writing-centered blog?

I happen to love history. History is, after all, God’s Story. 641 more words

Barbary

Boston, Massachusetts

On Tuesday morning we left Sandwich Massachusetts to travel to our next destination which was Old Orchard Beach, ME. We had 2 days to kill before our arrival on Thursday. 433 more words

We Have Struck our Flag...

Captain Isaac Hull ordered extra sail… and the USS Constitution ran down the HMS Guerriere.  Broadsides were exchanged, and in 15 minutes, the engagement was over.  166 more words

History

History:Medalist Marion Jones--And Banned Performance Drugs

It was on this day that the highly celebrated track star Marion Jones was accused in a newspaper article of taking banned performance drugs during a competition season. 99 more words

Shows

What Happened on August 19th - Old Ironsides

On August 19, 1812 during the War of 1812, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution defeats the British frigate Guerrière in a furious engagement off the coast of Nova Scotia. 693 more words

History

Woody Report From A Far #3

Woody Report From A Far #3

My cub reporter sames to have reverted to his past – the latest trip report is all sail & even a steel one, I have sent a strongly worded note reminding him his lavish retainer is based on a supply of wooden motor boat articles :-) 92 more words

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