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jerseysteam

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S.S. John Brown steam school
« on: June 27, 2019, 12:50:11 pm »
This looks neat:
https://www.ssjohnwbrown.org/new-page-1

I've been reading about WWII era Liberty Ships and the Brown is one of two operating survivors out of fleet of 2700+. It also served as a maritime training high school for the NYC Board of Education.


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Re: S.S. John Brown steam school
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2019, 07:02:15 pm »
Now that's pretty cool.

Frisco has the S.S. Jeremiah O'brien that is still operational and gets taken out hardly ever, but I don't think they have any kind of a program like the Brown has going.
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Re: S.S. John Brown steam school
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2019, 01:42:07 pm »
I've always admired the triple expansion steam engines in these ships.  8)
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