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Kurt Johnson

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I just received a used book from a used book store in Maine. Took a month to get to me in NJ. It took the USPS! Take The American Grand Tour service. Went from Maine to NJ (briefly) then on to North Carolina, then Kansas, then Iowa, then back to NJ ( an hour from where I live) and 4 days after that, bingo at my door. Easy Peasy! 
 

Anyway the book is used, looks like new. It is Seamanship in the Age of Sail by John Harland. My challenge to myself is to read it cover to cover every word so I finally understand what’s what. Should be easy being on lockdown alone with nothing else to do, but I have been known to be devious at times. We’ll have to wait and see. I’m already on page 11 ( actual text starts page 10 ).

I’m gonna nail this suckka, oorah!!

 

Kurt

 

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It's a fabulous resource, Kurt and beautifully illustrated as well. Wait until you get to 'club hauling'! No, it's not like a pub crawl.

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I love this idea.  I just finished McKay's Sovereign of the Seas.  Moving onto the new Endsor book now

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I am reaching the end of Brian Lavery's Nelson's Navy The ships , Men and Organization 1793-1815. About 20 pages left. Very interesting stuff, but less related to model building than Seamanship in the age of sail, which I also have. Another great read. 

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