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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Feb 2019 9:35 p.m. PST

"Driving home along the coast of Connecticut one winter's evening, Tido Holtkamp saw a ghost.

There she was – moored in the harbour, her three towering masts, draped with those familiar sails he had rigged back in the German Navy in World War Two.

Her body had been repainted in the red, white and blue of the US, but her curves were unmistakable…."
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Armand

Choctaw06 Feb 2019 10:50 a.m. PST

That was a very cool read. Thanks for posting, Armand.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Feb 2019 11:15 a.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


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Hamilton07 Feb 2019 7:28 a.m. PST

I picked up 'The Barque of Saviours' from Half Price Books a few years ago which details the history of this ship.

It also features prominently in S.M. Stirling's Nantucket series.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2019 12:33 p.m. PST

Thanks!

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Armand

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