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40-something dad, circled the globe 4 times in youth
40-something dad, circled the globe 4 times in youth

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SS Margot, sunk by U-588/Vogel, men given uncorked rum bottles on a string, rescued
U-Boats New England: Margot SS Margot. Source: The Allen Collection, c/o http://www.uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1697.html             The British
steam ship Margot of 4,545 gross registered tons was built by Lithgows, Limited
of Glasgow in December, 19...

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FV Lark, Boston fishing schooner, shelled by U-107/Simmermacher 13 July 1944 off NS Canada, all survived
U-Boats New England: Lark The fishing schooner  Lark  in Boston Harbor following its attack, which made national news. Source: Author’s collection.             The fishing schooner Lark was built in 1922 in Newcastle,
Maine. It was 148 tons and owned by F. ...

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SS Liverpool Packet sunk by U-432 under Heinz-Otto Schultze off Cape Sable NS 30 May 1942, 19 survived
U-Boats New England: Liverpool
Packet SS Liverpool Packet under
her previous name, Sonia, owned by Warren, F. K. – hence the W. prominently
displayed on the stack. Source: http://www.uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/1724.html The
steam cargo ship Liverpool ...

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U-Boats New England: Hertford             The steamship Hertford was launched in 1917 in Germany as
a general cargo ship of 10,923 gross tons. Her builder was Bremer Vulkan of
Vegesack and her launched name was Rheinland, however due to the exigencies of
Wo...

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Database of Bahamas mailboats cut and pasted from an XCEll doc.

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Database of over 200 mailboats in Bahamas 1800s to present
FINAL NAME TYPE:  PAST NAME/S STRICTLY MAIL YEAR BUILT WHERE BUILT BY WHOM BUILT:
YARD / DESIGNER / ISLAND TONS (GT gross
ton, GRT gross registered ton, NT net ton, SDWT summer dead wt tons DWT
Dead  weigh tons) Construction LOA/FEET BEAM/FEET DRAFT/F...

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Schooner Yacht ALCIDA, Jack Lightbourn 1920s-c.1940 unknown whether became a mailboat
Schooner Yacht ALICADA, owned by Jack Farrington of Nassau in the 1920's. Both photos courtesy of Nassau historian Ron Lightbourn, with thanks. NOTE: Very little is known about this beautiful schooner. Almost certainly she was built for the fishing trade, d...

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SS Fort Qu'Appelle rescued 24, maiden voyage, sunk U-135/Praetorius 17 May 1942, 34 men rescued Canada, 13 KIA
U-Boats New England: Fort
Qu'Appelle Smiling survivors of Fort
Qu’Appelle, with much to be grateful for, aboard HMCS Melville on 20 May 1942
after they had been sunk with the loss of 13 crewmates on a maiden voyage. Source: uboat.net/allies/warships/ship/26...

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SS Fort Binger torpedoed, damaged by U-588/Vogel but Free French crew tried to ram sub, fired back fought them off
U-Boats New England: Fort
Binger Free
French flag, Source: revolvy.com/main/index             The steam ship Fort Binger was ordered in July of 1917
and delivered by shipyard Craig, Taylor and Company Limited of Stockton-on-Tees,
UK in June 1919. In 1942 at...
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