Hawk the QM

Your ships name.

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As most here already know, my virtual ship is the gaff-rigged schooner Rakehell. (see signature, and don't be fooled into thinking that's the Lynx)

However, I was looking at the label of my absinthe bottle, which reads Le Tourment Vert. And I thought, wouldn't Le Tourment Noir be a kewl name for a pirate ship? Or Le Tourment Rouge? So, I take dibs on both for possible future use. :unsure:

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My ship? A black brigantine named Revenant. I think it is particularly fitting of me and my crew, as a revenant is one which has returned from the dead...

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My Vessels. m/v "Patience" a Webbers Cove 34 built in East Blue Hill, Maine. She has been my home since 1993. "Key Lime" is a Joel White designed Shearwater. Built by my friend, Charles Curren, she is of the type of the boats of the Os River in Denmark.

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When we get her built (someday) my crew decided to name her I.N. Uindo.... didn't know if everyone would get it so I'm still working on a back up name

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Ahoy, capn'rob! -

For some strange reason the 'Patience' appears to be missin' 'er pot-hauler. Must be hidden behind that aft cabin. dry.gifrolleyes.gif

Ahoy, captscurvey_nc! -

Bugger us all if we couldn't a'figure that one out. tongue.gif

Jas. Hook

Be it a boat, ship or tavern it be Hook's Reef

Edited by Jas. Hook

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Squire Hook! If'n th Sea Rovin' cruises inta shoal water, by th Law or th' Prizes, We'ns shall hack away at that main cabin and set that Gall'is frame jus' aft o' th Pilot house and with a PTO rig a Hyster! You can't hide a certain look can ye?

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Mine's a small blockade runner named "Revenge" shortened from Kidd's Revenge in honor of me Great(etc)Gran Dar...Cap'n Kidd....

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My ship is likely named the "Sunken" lol

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With the name/ID of silkie/selkie, I figured it would be the Pelt (or Gaelic for the sealskin).

For those that don't know what a selkie is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selkie

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I was just joking about "The Sunken". I own an Ordinary & Inn

IF Mistress Murin McDonough ever owned a merchant vessel I suppose that might be a good direction.

seithí oisíní róin = skins of baby seals couldn't find a one word translation. Few would be able to pronounce it. "Selchie" is the correct spelling of Silkie so that could work.

I think I shall remain on solid ground and make my fortune with my property and information.

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It depends on the ship... There are ships that I didn't name myself, but I found them named ("The Sea Hound" on "Beat to Quarters", "The Caribbean Siren" on "Before the Mast". I came with the British Navy ship, HMS "Rose", which was historical indeed, one in the escort of the governor Woodes Rogers).

In my stories, I had "Colomba", which was a fine little barque. The explorers' ship was called "Avgherinos", which is the morning star, and the name of the captain's lost brother. And another ship, a little caic, later, was called "Vittoria", a play between Victory and the name of a girl dead in a battle. The Vikings' ship was called "Astrid" (the captain's sister's name). In another story I had a greek ship called "Evanghelia", which is rather common.

But if I had mine, I'd go with "Colomba".

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My crew is currently having our ship, the "Valhalla", built in Marmaris, Turkey.

The "Valhalla" is a custom, 75' all-wood schooner fashioned after a 16th century Spanish galleon. She has twin 55 ft masts with 6 sails and each with a crow's nest. The beam is 20' wide with a flush main deck, and raised bridge and forecastle. The European Coast Guard has approved her for 75 passengers including crew

(although that number may change when in local waters).

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Can't say as I have a ship, but the 15' Tri-hull is named Chug-A-Boom after the car in The Perils of Penelope Pitstop.

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Well, my best friend and I are going to take a 28ft. pontoon he has been trying to get rid of for three years and disguise it as a small flatboat with cabin and a mast with a square rig, and a big rudder for the lake/river. Ought to be fun. We are mounting a 20 foot jon boat between the pontoons for cargo hold and extra bouyancy too. Shouldn't be able to see any of the aluminum when we get done with it. Using old barn wood and plywod to cover it with. We are calling it Le Farb. B)

Bo

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HAHAHAHAHAHA

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HAHAHAHAHAHA

It's not nice to laugh at another man's boat. :P :P

A snicker or giggle is permissable though.

Jas. Hook ;)

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My ship is the 46 gun galleon 'Sea Reaper'. When a French Marqui brought a fast, heavily armed war galleon into the Caribbean and started meddling in the Governor of Tortuga's affairs with the Buccuneers, The Governer Struck a bargain with Greyhound. Greyhound hunted down the Meddling Frenchman and boarded his supperior vessel and made her his own. He then refit her for pyracy by painting her black and red with Gold trim and dying her sails red. Greyhound also placed carvings and images of Death about her hull, the most glorious of which was a Grim Reaper merman Figurehead.

Here are her specs as far as i've been able to figure them, minus length sail area, and all that.

Captain: Gabriel Drummond alias, Greyhound

Affillation: The Devil's Brood, The Brethren of the Coast

Ship Type: French War Galleon

Crew size: 200-300 pirates

Armnement: 46 bronze cannons,

Masts and Rig: 4 (square-rigged and fore and aft and square rigged on mizzen)

I have actually written a song about the Sea Reaper. Also, while we're on the subject of ships, i do ship commisions, So if anyone wants a really nice picture of their galleon/ frigate/ sloop/ whatever to hang in their house, I could draw it for a price. i do have a few pictures of ships I've drawn in my gallery, if anyone needs an idea of my style.

Edited by Commodore Greyhound

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HAHAHAHAHAHA

It's not nice to laugh at another man's boat. :P :P

A snicker or giggle is permissable though.

Jas. Hook ;)

OK, so now we're gonna havta paint a smiley face pyrate and crossbones on the sail....

I imagine it will draw all sorts of comments, looks, guffaws, and laughter. We have a secondary (or primary) reason for this; during the peak of the paddlefish (spoonbill) season, we are going to barbeque hamburgers and hot dogs, sell them with little bags of chips and a soda for five bucks a whack so those dedicated snaggers won't have to quit the river for lunch. We oughta do well if we don't get caught by the water patrol or the health department. (pyrates ya' know) ;)

Bo

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My crew is currently having our ship, the "Valhalla", built in Marmaris, Turkey.

The "Valhalla" is a custom, 75' all-wood schooner fashioned after a 16th century Spanish galleon. She has twin 55 ft masts with 6 sails and each with a crow's nest. The beam is 20' wide with a flush main deck, and raised bridge and forecastle. The European Coast Guard has approved her for 75 passengers including crew

(although that number may change when in local waters).

A friend of mine is a project manager for large yacht construction in Turkey. I've seen the fine examples of what they build. the vessels he's building are aluminum but the finish work is awesome. The others I've seen are the Vicem Yachts. They have built a few in Florida just to show the quality of construction.

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HAHAHAHAHAHA

It's not nice to laugh at another man's boat. :P;)

A snicker or giggle is permissable though.

Jas. Hook ;)

OK, so now we're gonna havta paint a smiley face pyrate and crossbones on the sail....

I imagine it will draw all sorts of comments, looks, guffaws, and laughter. We have a secondary (or primary) reason for this; during the peak of the paddlefish (spoonbill) season, we are going to barbeque hamburgers and hot dogs, sell them with little bags of chips and a soda for five bucks a whack so those dedicated snaggers won't have to quit the river for lunch. We oughta do well if we don't get caught by the water patrol or the health department. (pyrates ya' know) ;)

Bo

Bo, sounds like a neat venture. ;)

All that comes to mind is Big Mike Fink's river boat in Disney's Davy Crockett and the River Pirates. I haven't seen the movie in years but I think he mounted a swivel gun on board.

Jas. Hook ;)

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I have that on VHS still. Yeah, Davy and George gave Mike the gun as a present after their big race IIRC. Then they use it against the river pirates later. Fun stuff Disney is.

Bo

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Sheela-Na-Gig and I fancy mounting a cannon to fire through the figureheads...erm orafice. If you don't know what I mean do an image search for the name :P

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