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Ardelle Update From Len Burgess and Mike Dyer Also Harold Burnham’s podcast interview by Josephine Reed for the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Awards

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Ardelle’s Arrival in Washington, D.C.

Len writes-

The stalwart crew of the Pinky Schooner Ardelle arrive in Washington, D.C. to deliver Captain Harold H. Burnham to the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Awards. Mike Dyer just sent up pictures and stories which are in the new album in the Essex Shipbuilding Museum’s Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=464863976891459&set=a.464863923558131.106235.174653662579160&type=1&theater

Thank you, Mike! Mike tells me that there will be stories when they return. Stay tuned for updates!

Listen to Harold Burnham’s podcast interview by Josephine Reed for the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Awards. -LB

http://www.arts.gov/av/audio/Burnham-podcast.mp3

Community Photos

Mike Dyer Submits-

They are: Wingersheek Beach, bright blustery spring day.

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Congregational Church, Manchester BTS.

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Library and Congregational church, Manchester

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Janet Rice Submits-

I took this shot a few days ago while we were waiting for the rain that never came.

Best-Janet Rice

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Kathryn Sift Submits-

Hi Joey,
I hope you’re well. My parents are big fans of your blog and I spotted this – attached – today on East 86th Street in Manhattan!  They, Larry and Marilyn Swift, suggested I send it to you.
Enjoy!
Kathryn

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High “King Tide" Brought Big Water to the Essex River Basin- Photos Mike Dyer

Taken at noon, Thursday.  The high “King Tide" brought Big Water to the Essex River Basin.

Looking east from the 4th tee at Cape Ann Golf Course.

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Looking north from Stavros Reservation

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Best~Mike Dyer

Joey Edit-

What’s A ‘King Tide” you ask?

Well check out the “King Tide” definition here on wikipedia

Pinky Schooner Ardelle Heeled Over for Stability Test- Photos Mike Dyer

Hi Joey,

Monday, August 23: the Ardelle is shown heeled over for a USCG stability test.  She did just fine!

Mike Dyer

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Don’t forget-

Not To Miss!!! Welcoming the Ardelle to Gloucester August 24th at 6:30PM

Come down to the Heritage Center to join the celebration!

Mike Dyer Ardelle Launch Photos

She goes in!

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Steve Willard, “paint master”, with Ardelle on mooring in background

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Harold Burnham adjusting bilge block before the launch

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The Ardelle on launch morning

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The garland arrives, just before the launch

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Harold relaxes afterward with a friend

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Bob Brophy carves “Gloucester, MA” on the stern

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The crew starts work on the port side “car”, upon which Ardelle will lean for the “Essex side launch”

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