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Note: the Santa Anna

By Various

A drawing of this ship had appeared in the frontispiece of the December issue. Three notes from G. De Artiñano, R. Morton Nance and R.C. Anderson discuss the accuracy of this and other depictions of the same ship. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music

Note: The Santa Maria

By Various

A photograph by R. Dunthorne was published of a model of the Santa Maria recently completed by H. Wyllie, together with Wyllie’s description of the model. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music

Note: Dictionary Words

By Various

Further explanations of a number of nautical words are provided by MM members. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous

Note: Popular Nautical Language

By Various

The three pieces follow-up previous ‘Notes’ concerning nautical language adopted ashore. Two of the examples provide clarification of the reverse process where a land-based phrase, “spoiling the ship for a ha’porth of tar”, actually referred to protecting sheep and had been picked up by the mariners. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous

Note: The Ship Models at Cuckfield Park, Sussex. Responses

By Various

Two responses follow-up Carr Laughton’s Note in MM Volume 1, Issue 2. Further similar models, from roughly the same period, were displayed at the 1905 Naval Exhibition and were owned by a Captain Hoare. The second response proposes that model No. 3 in the earlier article was probably of the Royal Charles, which was famously […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Models & Figureheads

Note: To Sew

By Various

The Note contains a number of responses following an item in MM Volume 1, Issue 1 concerning the phrase ‘to sew’. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship