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 Kilmarnock, Virginia

 

 

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RAPPAHANNOCK "10" ACCIDENT - 05JUL10

 

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OPSAIL 2012 PARTICIPANTS VISIT THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER ON 14JUN12

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EN ROUTE FROM NORFOLK TO BALTIMORE, THE 179' SAILING VESSEL "PICTON CASTLE" ANCHORED IN THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER BETWEEN CARTERS CREEK AND THE NORRIS BRIDGE OVERNIGHT ON 13JUNE12.

THE "PICTON CASTLE" IS HOPE PORTED IN HISTORIC LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA, BUT SHE IS REGISTERED IN THE COOK ISLANDS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC.

 

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A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO OBSERVE A 3-MASTED TALL SHIP WEIGH ANCHOR AND GET UNDERWAY.

 

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NOT MUCH ROOM TO SPARE AS THE "PICTON CASTLE" DEPARTS UNDER THE NORRIS BRIDGE. A GREAT TIME TO FULLY UNDERSTAND NAUTICAL CHART INFORMATION.

FOR MORE INFO ON THE "PICTON CASTLE" VISIT:

 WIKIPEDIA - THE PICTON CASTLE

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AS THE "PICTON CASTLE" TRAVELLED DOWN THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER TOWARDS THE CHESAPEAKE BAY SHE PASSED CANADIAN WARSHIP 708. IT MUST HAVE BEEN CANADIAN DAY ON THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AS 708 IS HOME PORTED IN HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA.

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