Posts Tagged 'Ocean Classrooms'

The Bounty is Lost!

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Just a week or so ago, if you walked out onto our breakfast deck, you could see these archaic masts and full rigging standing taller than the trees. As it has been several times over the past ten years, the HMS Bounty was in dry dock at the bottom of McKown Hill.

The HMS Bounty in dry dock at the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard.
The HMS Bounty
in dry dock at the Boothbay Harbor Shipyard

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50th Annual Windjammer Days 6/24 – 6/27

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Once upon a time, in this land that we call home, there were greats ships that moved in and out of Boothbay Harbor.

The Welch House and Boothbay Harbor in the late 19c with multiple schooners
Boothbay Harbor from McKown Hill
in the late 19th century.

They carried ice from nearby ponds, there was a fishery and a fish oil company. We canned lobsters and made fertilizer. All the while great ships moved in and ...

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The Genuine Goodness of Mr. & Mrs. Smith

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I’m going to keep this one short and sweet.

I attended the Ocean Classroom benefit yesterday at McSeagull’s, and I need to thank Ralph & Elena Smith, yet again.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

Their kindness and generosity are legendary, and there are very few people in Boothbay Harbor that haven’t contributed ...

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The Harvey Gamage

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The Harvey Gamage.

On Sunday, May 31st the Harvey Gamage will be docking at Wooton’s Wharf in beautiful Boothbay Harbor at one o”clock.

The Harvey Gamage has just returned from four months at sea with a full crew of High School students. Working with partner schools, the Ocean Classroom Foundation offers a multitude of programs on it’s three ships, including the “Semester at Sea” program and Seafaring ...

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