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The ship’s hull is 68 feet tall, from keel to deck, and the pilothouse and ship’s quarters will rise another nine stories above the main deck.
The pilothouse, necessary for a human crew to control the ship, can be unbolted and removed.
In December 2015, Nathan purchased the Chicken Pox, a sturdy 31-foot Down-easter, from a metalworker in Massachusetts who had retrofitted the vessel’s topside with a stainless-steel deck and pilothouse.
As thin wisps of smoke rose from the vessel’s smokestack high above the pilothouse, a 23-year-old enslaved man named Robert Smalls stood on the deck.
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