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Attention to detail ....

On a ship this size it is the large tasks, like planking the hull or building spars, that notice the most. However the volunteers for many years have been finishing hundreds of small but essential “small” jobs. 55 more words

Alma Doepel

Fiction on the Oliver Hazard Perry

I’m back on the Oliver Hazard Perry for another semi-annual check up on the rigging. Last night as the ship was moving out of a dock in downtown Newport she got a line wrapped up in her propeller. 218 more words

Morgenster a Voyage

This video follows the ship from her early days as a trawler in 1919. It also includes an ocean passage from Tenerife to her home port of Den Helder, Holland, earlier in 2017. 134 more words


Bow frames ....

Three frames have been made from single pieces of reclaimed wharf timbers and are ready to be fitted. These frames will be fitted forward of the bow-thruster frame at the bow of the ship. 67 more words

Alma Doepel

Unusual laminated frame ....

The first and second of the 4 above photos shows the positioning of the new frame Рdirectly below the bulkhead Рport side looking forward.  182 more words

Alma Doepel

A Weekend Toast

Based on so many requests, here’s another chapter in the life of poor Kat Jensen. ¬†After the blind date fiasco, she is moving on. So life is not that bad for our heroine. 2,428 more words