Tall Ships 2013: The Privateer Lynx

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The Privateer Lynx was built in Rockport, Maine and launched in 2001.

Jonny Slanga - Second Mate, Lynx
"The privateers were basically the private navy that help get America through the War of 1812 in leu of having a full Navy."

The original Lynx severed in the War of 1812 as a blockade runner, fighting off British ships to deliver goods to various cites and ports.

Jonny Slanga - Second Mate, Lynx
"And so what we have done is built an interpretation based off the original designs to give people an idea what life aboard a ship and working aboard a ship would have been like."


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