Re: some maritime Internet sites
Jack Durish (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 01 Apr 1997 07:55:41 -0800
Don Goff, Ph.D. wrote:
> Here are some URLs that might be of interest to Sea Scouts and Scouters
> on various topics related to boats and the sea. Most have their own
> links to related sites and related topics.
> Woodenboat magazine has great site that highlights the magazine and the
> various products it sells, including books, models, and relatively
> affordable boat plans for craft ranging from sea kayaks to schooners. It
> is at www.woodenboat.com.
> The U.S. Navy Memorial offers a nice site which links to the U.S. Navy,
> Coast Guard, and Marine Corps. These sites include pictures of ships and
> aircraft, links to the homepages of many vessels, and much history of
> specific ships. Start at www.lonesailor.org. Then try www.navy.mil for
> the Navy, www.nadn.navy.mil for the Naval Academy at Annapolis and
> www.dot.gov/dotinfo/uscg for the Coast Guard. The Naval Academy link
> includes application information. The Navy Memorial site will link you
> to the Naval Sea Cadet site.
> Be sure to try the links to the index of Maritime Museums and to the
> Naval History Center.
> There are several sailing bulletin boards that are easy and fun to join.
> On AOL, there is one from southern Wisconsin that is quite good, but I
> lost the address. Try searching under "sail" in Lycos or one of the
> other browsers. In Wisconsin, they sail a lot of planing boats like
> C-scows and E-scows, which may be quite different to displacement boat
> sailors or stinkpot drivers (i.e., power boaters).
> Have fun!
> Don Goff
> Committee Chair
> Ship 1942
> Arlington, VA
I paused a moment to decide whether to thank you in a personal message
or to thank you in a public message. I chose this method to communicate
to others on the net that this is the type of information interchange
that I had hoped for on this service and, thus, to encourage more of it.
Jack Durish, Skipper
SSS 935 - Buccaneer
Orange County, California