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AvastMH

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Nice or mice dogs?
« on: February 05, 2013, 09:11:33 pm »
4 to 8 pm: Can anyone work out if these were nice dogs, mice dogs, or some other type of dog, please?
Brought ~ dogs aboard for Hunts trip.

http://oldweather.s3.amazonaws.com/ow3/USS%20Rodgers/Rodgers_1881/b001of010_0174_1.jpg

Thank'ee kindly

Janet Jaguar

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 09:14:12 pm »
"nine dogs" I think - it looks just like the 'n' in "gentle" to me.

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013, 10:08:10 pm »
Thanks Janet  :D  I know they are a cerebral bunch, but worrying about the dogs being nice seemed a little excessive ::)

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2013, 10:41:50 pm »
I like the idea of mice dogs!  ;D

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2013, 11:58:54 pm »
Shhhh! Don't tell anyone Kathy - but it turns out that they couldn't pull the sledge  ;D  - perhaps they WERE mice dogs  ::) ;D

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2013, 12:33:41 am »
I saw a documentary the other week the taught a newbie the art of dog-sledding (or tried to, anyway.)  The teacher was adamant, it takes at least 12 dogs to pull a sled - from this log, I'd guess he was right.

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2013, 07:59:05 am »
It's a bit too late for Ensign Hunt, but there is a sense of him being a newbie too. I might be wrong - but it all feels a bit shaky just now...I think they get it right a day or so later, with lighter sledges.

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2013, 01:41:08 pm »
 ;D ;D

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Re: Nice or mice dogs?
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2013, 01:49:20 pm »
Loved this photo Dean - the words match the dog's face so well.