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    Sticky: Congrats Dobbs! Have a tankard on me! Bill

    Congrats Dobbs! Have a tankard on me!
    Bill
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    I have fixed the link in my original post --...

    I have fixed the link in my original post -- sorry about that!
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    USS Constitution's "Close Calls"

    Here, from the USS Constitution Museum's blog is an article on "close calls" escaped by Old Ironsides:

    https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/2013/07/24/constitutions-close-calls/

    ALSO -- here is an...
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    Sticky: Thank you Jonas! B.

    Thank you Jonas!
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    Sticky: Thanks! B.

    Thanks!
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    Sticky: Thank you! B.

    Thank you!
    B.
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    I have a writing slope as well -- left over from...

    I have a writing slope as well -- left over from my re-enacting days. Mine has no ink bottle either.
    B.
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    Sticky: Thank you! Barkeep tap a keg on me! B.

    Thank you! Barkeep tap a keg on me!
    B.
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    Sailor's Leisure Time at Sea

    Here are links from the USS Constitution Museum with information on leisure time at sea -- a) the "Historian at Home" series contains info on music onboard "Old Ironsides" b) the Museum's blog...
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    Sticky: Many thanks David!!! Bill

    Many thanks David!!!
    Bill
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    Sticky: Thank you! Have one on me! :beer::drinks:

    Thank you! Have one on me! :beer::drinks:
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    Sticky: THANK YOU !!!! Belly up to the bar boys! ...

    THANK YOU !!!! Belly up to the bar boys! Drinks are on me!
    Bill
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    Rules and Regulations at Sea

    Here are several links to information from the USS Constitution Museum on rules and regulations at sea:

    On uniform regs:
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    What I can find on this is from the Cree Tribal...

    What I can find on this is from the Cree Tribal language: yoho translates as "awe"

    https://www.lensaltiel.com/blog/yoho-yoho
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    Here's one you can listen to without ordering the...

    Here's one you can listen to without ordering the CD (although I have the CD in my collection as well): It is called "Fifty Sail on Newburgh Bay." They are nautical songs of the Hudson River sung by...
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    Hello Peter, Welcome from the beautiful Hudson...

    Hello Peter,
    Welcome from the beautiful Hudson River Valley -- I'm about 2 hours North of Brooklyn in Ulster County. You will find this site full of knowledgeable and very friendly people. If you...
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    Glad you enjoyed it Rob-- I thought I heard your...

    Glad you enjoyed it Rob-- I thought I heard your rich baritone (or is it soulful tenor?) wafting across the Atlantic as you sang along....:wink: BTW -- please see the link below for a really good 2...
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    Music Aboard Old Ironsides

    The USS Constitution museum's most recent installment is about music onboard Old Ironsides. Here's a link to a YouTube from the museum where you can sing along with a period Broadside piece of music...
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    Hi Rob, Here's a few sources: ...

    Hi Rob,
    Here's a few sources:

    https://history.state.gov/milestones/1801-1829/barbary-wars

    https://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/first-barbary-war
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  20. Guerriere -- Constitution Battle Anniversary

    August 19, 1812 the USS Constitution engaged and defeated the HMS Guerriere. Here are links from the USS Constitution Museum to a) historian at home video commentary on the battle (complete with...
  21. Smithsonian Article on the Wreck of the Whaler "Essex"

    Please see story:

    https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-true-life-horror-that-inspired-moby-dick?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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    Well Sir Joseph...er Rob.... can you still do a...

    Well Sir Joseph...er Rob.... can you still do a patter song or two ? If we should ever meet, I would look forward to that! BTW -- if nothing else, watch the curtain call from the linked "Pirates of...
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    I am guessing Sir Joseph Porter KCB........yes? ...

    I am guessing Sir Joseph Porter KCB........yes?

    BTW -- when I was about 7 years old D'Oyly Carte was on tour in New York City and my Mom introduced my to G&S -- "HMS Pinafore" it was. I saw...
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    DING DING DING -- we have a winner! Here's...

    DING DING DING -- we have a winner! Here's another fun one:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VxwjmTDVyc
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    "A paradox, a paradox, a most ingenious paradox,...

    "A paradox, a paradox, a most ingenious paradox, aha ha ha ho ho ho, a paradox" (name that tune......)
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