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That SUCKS! I had just run into him not to long ago and he looked to be in good health??

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That is too bad... thoroughly enjoyed his book on the circumnavigation. Some cancers act amazingly quickly....

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Fair winds, Dodge Morgan. You're off-watch now -- rest easy.


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Damn... Fair winds Dodge, may the sea gods look after you.

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Sad News - Dodge was a really interesting guy. I have very fond memories of the last time we met while cruising Maine and anchored off his island. He rowed over and spent a good 3 hours just talking, kicking back a nice drink etc. What a gentleman! He gave us free reign to walk the island etc. Told us where the bald eagle lived and really made the stay there a treat.

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I'll miss the salty humor in his regular contributions to Points East Magazine. In their September issue, he wrote about his 84 year old schooner, Eagle.

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She offers standing headroom below for a person of four foot height. ... She does have an engine, a three-cylinder diesel mounted in full, open view next to the toilet bowl in the tiny aft cabin. It was a fine set up for a mechanic with diarrhea
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I cannot help but be surprised by her apparent uniqueness becasue she has been the same gal to me for 42 years.
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