The Californian

While in San Diego this weekend, touring the Midway Aircraft Carrier, this beauty floated by. The Californian is the official Tall Ship of the State of California. Designed for speed, Californian has nine sails, carries 7,000 square feet of canvas and is armed with four six-pound deck guns. The ship hosts students from all over the Southwest in overnight Living History programs. Californian was built from the ground up in 1984 at Spanish Landing in San Diego Bay and launched (with great fanfare) for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. I can only add… the Pirate in me was very excited to see her.

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2 Responses to “The Californian”

  1. Juliane Says:

    ARRRRRR, me boots er getten scrappy mate.

  2. That is a beautiful thing to behold

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