Tuesday, January 09, 2007

boarding the Gotheborg

We visited the Gotheborg, "parked" outside Vivocity on New Year's Eve. but only after ice cream at Swensen's. apparently my birthday was the official excuse.
Up the main mast! Siva gave us a guided tour of the ship. We admired the rigging and sails up close. I really appreciated the crews' work on the yard, especially at night or on a tossing sea.
Down into the gun deck. present day usage mainly for stowing benches and tables for the crews' meals. Channel 5 showed Master n Commander the following week, which became extra entertaining after our visit to the square-rigged Gotheborg. On the sheltered sun deck. see Budak's account here.
Happy New Year 2007!


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