Category Archives: Schooner

The Adventure’s Fo’c’sle is coming along.

Hi Joey, Despite the cold, snowy weather, the Schooner Adventure’s crew continue to be hard at work below deck. They are rebuilding the fo’c’s’le – crew bunks and galley.    Here are a few shots that show the work done to … Continue reading

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Parade of Sails Through Gloucester Inner Harbor

Continuing with ” reruns” while in Mexico, the Parade of Sails is another favorite event. So looking forward to this year’s Schooner Festival! See original post on GMG, September 2, 2013: Video: Time Lapse Parade of Sails Through Gloucester Inner Harbor

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Who Wants To Guess How Many Bids The Schooner “Nathaniel Bowditch” Received At Public Auction A Couple Of Days Ago?

From Wikipedia Nathaniel Bowditch, the fourth of seven children, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, to Habakkuk Bowditch and Mary (Ingersoll) Bowditch. At the age of ten, he was made to leave school to work in his father’s cooperage, before becoming … Continue reading

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Gloucester Schooner Festival 2010

Here are a few shots from the Gloucester Schooner Festival in 2010. Can’t wait for Summer CLICK HERE FOR THE OFFICIAL 2014 GLOUCESTER SCHOONER FESTIVAL PAGE

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Lots Happening Down At The Gloucester Marine Railway Despite The Cold Weather From Mary Barker

Hi Joey, In my travels this week I found lots happening down at the Gloucester Marine Railway despite the cold weather.  The crews have been busy doing winter work like sanding hulls,and repairing bilge pumps.   On Saturday, the Adventure had … Continue reading

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Shrinked Wrapped at Camden Harbor

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Rockport Granite Company’s vessel captains

Joey,The attachment is a very clear 1922 photo of 15 Captains of Rockport Granite Company vessels.At that time the company operated quite a fleet 17 of stone sloops and schooners as well as steam tugs, lighters and barges.  Their schooners … Continue reading

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Bill Hubbard Paints The Albert Baldwin

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – Program: The Building of the Thomas E. Lannon, Presented by: Captain Tom Ellis

Visionary, Captain and now Documentarian Tom Ellis, presents his program, Building the Thomas E. Lannon (See above.)Using historic footage meticulously captured by award winning videographer Al Viator, shot as The Will to Build, between Oct. 1, 1996 to June 30, … Continue reading

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The Schooner Sugarbabe Has New Sails

Hi Here is a few hundred shots of the “Babe” running around Gloucester Harbor with a new suit of sails…made by Roy Downs….they are fantastic and makes the babe go really well.  Have a few tweaks to do on the … Continue reading

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Al Bezanson Photo Caption Contest

Joey___ My friend Aram Nersesian, Capt. of schooner Heron, got this photo of his wheel during the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race last week.  I would like to challenge your readers to come up with a caption.

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Community Photos 10/21/13

Hi Joey, On a recent visit to the railways, I snapped this shot of a Schooner Roseway crewmember who seemed to be right at home as he sat atop one of the masts. Enjoy!~Bill O’ConnorNorth Shore Kid

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Track the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

The 127 mile Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race (GCBSR) starts October 17th.  This year’s fleet includes several schooners familiar to us here in Gloucester ___  Adventurer 65, Hindu, Liberty Clipper, Light Reign, Norfolk Rebel, Pride of Baltimore II and Virginia.  … Continue reading

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Open again for business

From Green Dragon – inbound

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VIDEO: Schooner Adventure Sails Again

Cape Ann TV’s Lisa Smith sent this video by Josef Hnulik, filmed aboard Schooner Adventure during this year’s Schooner Festival  featuring Daisy Nell & Captain Stan on the soundtrack. Come aboard the Schooner Adventure for a sail in Gloucester Schooner Festival’s Mayor’s Race. It … Continue reading

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About the BOUNTY sinking – the illusion of experience

Al Bezanson submits- This is a long piece but a thoughtful reflection for mariners and anyone else Al Bezanson

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The Lannon going behind Ten Pound Island in the fog.

I love foggy days especially when you get to see the Lannon going around Ten Pound Island.

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