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Re: Full or fin keel?

Originally Posted by desert rat View Post
Woah. Forty two gunports, the Flying Cloud had only one long nine on a swivel mounted either for or aft.
The flying cloud was a clipper ship that could outrun most pirates, not to mention she was one of the last, so most of the wars done with sail were long past.

It's a shame that she eventually got scrapped. Atlantic City should have taken better care of her

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In the end all that matters is how fully you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things that did not belong to you -Buddha


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