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Day’s Run – 9 July 2019

Ship’s work:

Complete build and paint box for bladder tank

Continue work on ANN

Oil decks starboard

Several small painting jobs around the ship

Oil blocks

Tar seizings and ratline clove hitches starboard fore

Some tarring on quarter deck

Training:

Up & over with all new hands wanting to go aloft.

Continue ship familiarisation

New hands “Meet the captain”

Drill:

Walk-through abandon ship, all hands

Workshop:

Heaving lines

Basic knots with new hands

Advanced knots with older hands

Captain’s Comments: All hands seem to be enjoying the workshops and their time on the ship. It’s hard work while we travel, it’s hard work at the festivals. Workshops and small jobs are a pleasant break.  Our time in Buffalo is nearly over, and we can’t say enough about the warm welcome this city has shown us. This has been another great event – a sign of things to come this summer. We have all enjoyed our stay here, including all of the thousands of people who came out to meet us.   Thank you Buffalo!

Position: Alongside Riverwalk Buffalo.

Weather: Warm and humid in the afternoon. Light North/Northeasterly winds

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