Category: Orientation at Sea

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Above Photo: Students collecting organisms on the beach of Bull Island in Hadley Harbor during a science lesson on the intertidal zone Executive Officer Holly Francis ’14 began everyone’s first full day with a resounding “out of your bunks, into your trunks, we’re going swimming” at 0600.  After jumping jacks and pushups, relief captain Zane led everyone in a morning dip, the first of the summer!  The students then led a ship-wide clean-up, which included polishing brass and cleaning floors…

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Above Photo: Mary, Sophia, and Chase drying off after a swim call in Sippican Harbor At 1700, the Orientation Students gathered for the first time for many on the quarterdeck of the Tabor Boy. Immediately, they jumped over the side for the Tabor swim test. Happy to be in the water, the students swam out under supervision and then treaded water for a few minutes. After they completed their test, most of the students clambered up the ratlines to jump…

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