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Old 21-05-2011, 12:34   #1
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Goodbye Wapama

Lumber schooner Wapama is now officially abandoned though it sounds like saving it never really caught on.

Lumber schooner Wapama, last of kind, is condemned
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Old 21-05-2011, 13:06   #2
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Re: Goodbye Wapama

A shame really. I have been watching her slow demise thru WoodenBoat, and other mags, for years.
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Re: Goodbye Wapama

It is a shame indeed. The NPS has a lot of other places to spend the money it would take to refit her.
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Old 21-05-2011, 14:19   #4
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Re: Goodbye Wapama

Don't forget Wawona. Not sure Wapama can be called the last of her kind...


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Sorry just saw they dissassembled Wawona too. So sad...
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The time to look after these boats was long ago before the cost got so great. Not enough folks care about maritime history I suppose.
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The poor hogging ship sat at the Corp's of Engineers dock in Sausalito for many years. I was wondering what became of it...now I know. Too bad it was left to rot. It's sad to lose maritime history.
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