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That number is a long way from the heyday of San Francisco’s working waterfront, when the Mission Creek channel was crowded with lumber schooners, hay scows and ocean-going sailing vessels.
The book begins in Alaska, where nearly 30 years ago White's wooden schooner went aground on a large tide in Kalanin Bay, near Sitka, and was nearly lost.
The chapel is named after La Amistad, the schooner on which, in 1839, there was an uprising at sea and a subsequent trial that led to the slaves who were on board being set free.
The Clotilda, a schooner constructed in 1855 by shipbuilder William Foster.
Dinah Smith, a Vermonter logging her third schooner cruise of the summer, knitted me a fastener.
Other resorts have infinity pools; this place has an infinity sea, with schooners threatening to sail right off the horizon.
The walls are hung with watercolors of two-masted schooners, yachts, and seascapes, many of them painted on maps.
The three masted schooner weighed 572 tons and was built in Camden, Maine, records show.
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