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Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« on: September 25, 2015, 03:20:47 pm »
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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2015, 03:22:30 pm »
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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2015, 03:22:40 pm »
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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2015, 03:24:07 pm »
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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2015, 01:44:56 pm »
The ship responsible for the most profitable baleen haul in history, as well as the longest single whaling voyage, Mary D. Hume, in her glory days, looked like this. She is the ship on the right, here beside Irene, after being converted from a whaler to a tug.


She still sits in the Rogue River near Gold Beach, Oregon, untouched from where she was intentionally run aground, just a few hundred feet from where her keel was laid down. This is a picture of her, as of 28th April, 2015.


I can't wait to get my hands on her logs, if for no other reason the the sentimental value of her timbers being the first wreck I ever laid my fingers on.

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2015, 02:30:41 pm »
Hmmm. I like tugs.
Two whole pages (plus cover and blanks), marked and transcribed. Interesting!

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2015, 02:57:29 pm »
I suppose that in honor of the whaling phase I should maybe work my next History Gone by the Board into a brief history of Mary D Hume, her exploits, the decimation of the bowhead whale (and their recovery since the 1966 moratorium), and her return to her "birthplace" (the National Register of Historic Places plaque at her wreck actually states birthplace on it, it's almost adorable). Would definitely make for some interesting reading, if nothing else.

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2015, 02:59:58 pm »
Sounds good!

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2015, 09:51:30 pm »
Oh my goodness hatterjack - what an amazing vessel! What a past! For me it's a bit of a shock to go from the Coast Guard to dealing with the vessels that stripped our oceans. It wasn't the ship's vault -it was the needs of the community that drove all of that. But somehow such a quiet and apparently ignominious end feels wrong.  :(

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2015, 02:54:48 pm »
I suppose that in honor of the whaling phase I should maybe work my next History Gone by the Board into a brief history of Mary D Hume, her exploits, the decimation of the bowhead whale (and their recovery since the 1966 moratorium), and her return to her "birthplace" (the National Register of Historic Places plaque at her wreck actually states birthplace on it, it's almost adorable). Would definitely make for some interesting reading, if nothing else.

Read it in: History Gone By the Board!

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2015, 03:05:23 am »
Thanks Randi! After I finished writing that I was a little brain drained, and totally forgot to link it here.

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2016, 02:42:37 am »
100 pages are posted and all are now marked.

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Re: Mary D. Hume - Discussion
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2016, 03:03:30 am »
100 pages are posted and all are now marked.

Success!!  Thank you.  :)

The devs are fighting the gremlins, and it lets me toggle to 123 - then jumps me to 243!!  Let's hope they can tame the 120-page gremlins soon.