BILL of RIGHTS
2-masted gaff topsail schooner. Wood. U.S.A.,Philadelphia, Pa. Built 1971 by Harvey F. Gamage. Designed by McCurdy, Rhodes & Bates.
Gaff topsail schooner
Date: Sat, 9 Mar 2002 15:31:34 EST
From peter gallant. I sailed on the bill of rights in 1976 1977 1978 1979 .AS a crew member . i was just wishing I could see her again. At the time she was owend by Captain joseph Davis. She was the nices schooner i ever sailed. If you get this and have some time please drop me a note to let me know how she is doing and where she is sailing. thanks for your time a old Bills crewmen E=mial firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 1997 19:41:34 -0700
From: Chris Welton <email@example.com>
Just a note to let you know that Bill of Rights is now owned by the Los Angeles Maritime Institute and will be moving to the West Coast.We are currently(12/23) lying in Norfolk, VA wait for a weather window to head south. LAMI also owns the tops'l schooner Swift of Ipswich.
Capt. Chris Welton, Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights arrived in Los Angeles on 7 March, 1998 after departing
Norfolk on Christmas day. Ports of call included Beaufort,NC, Charleston,SC,
Panama, Golfito and Bahia de Cocos, Costa Rica, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo
San Lucas, and Turtle Bay, Mexico, San Diego, Long Beach and San Pedro. A total
of 5720 nautical miles, but who's counting! She is now working along with Swift
of Ipswich for the Los Angeles Maritime Institute's Topsail Youth Program. For
further information, contact Los Angeles Maritime Institute, Berth 84, Foot of
6th street, San Pedro, CA 90731
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Photo by Thad Koza.