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Marine Systems: Welcome

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Reading of the Weekend

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Boatbuilding and Literature

The Building of the Ship

"Build me straight, O worthy Master!
  Stanch and strong, a goodly vessel,
That shall laugh at all disaster,
  And with wave and whirlwind wrestle!" 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, in 1807.

The Landing School