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  • suthren@magma.ca
    Gentlemen, my apologies. I read the newsletter at dawn and fired off my incensed comment. Then I looked at the calendar. Jeez. Yours---and a prime April Fool,
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      Gentlemen, my apologies. I read the newsletter at dawn and fired off my
      incensed comment. Then I looked at the calendar. Jeez.

      Yours---and a prime April Fool,
      Vic
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      Rindlisbacher" <pjrindli@...>; <Whiskeykng@...>; "Tom Hurlbut"
      <hurlbut8646@...>; <Bedfordprivateer@...>;
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      Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 6:54 AM
      Subject: [1812CrownForces] Fw: HMS Rose Newsletter: News on the Tall Ship
      Rose


      >
      > So it would appear a once beautiful and valued sail training vessel and
      > replica is being turned into a travesty of a tasteless nonsailing
      > Hooters-type bar with a boxing kangaroo figurehead (!) and an 'authentic'
      > crow's nest that 'every 18th C vessel had'. Poor Richard Bailey. And what
      > John Millar must be thinking I can't imagine. Better to imagine her as she
      > once was, mates, and raise a glass to what she gave us all. She deserved
      > better than this....
      >
      > Yours aye
      > Vic Suthren
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "HMS ROSE Newsletter" <newsletter@...>
      > To: "HMS ROSE Newsletter" <newsletter@...>
      > Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 2:09 AM
      > Subject: HMS Rose Newsletter: News on the Tall Ship Rose
      >
      >
      > > 'HMS' ROSE Newsletter
      > > http://www.tallshiprose.org
      > >
      > > Los Angeles, April 1, 2005
      > >
      > > Sources confirmed today that Russell Crowe has purchased the tall ship
      > > HMS Rose from Fox Studios and the Maritime Museum San Diego. The ship
      > > which was used in the film "Master and Commander: Far Side of the
      > > World" will be moved from her current home in San Diego to Cabo San
      > > Lucas, Mexico, where Crowe plans to convert it into a floating
      > > restaurant and nightclub. According to an assistant to his publicist,
      > > Cindy Knight, Mr Crowe developed the idea with friends during the
      > > filming of the epic sea adventure. They had planned to open a South
      > > Pacific themed restaurant in LA after filming but initial attempts to
      > > work out a deal fell through because Fox wanted to reserve it for
      > > possible use in a sequel. When the sequel was shelved talks started
      > > up again and Crowe's new company, Twinkle Star Enterprises, was able
      > > to close the deal.
      > >
      > > "Russell has really been looking forward to this," says Knight. "It's
      > > been a pet project of his for some time." According to Knight, he
      > > plans to name the ship "Crowe's Nest" and make it a premier dockside
      > > destination for wealthy Cabo party goers. It will feature Polynesian
      > > food and have an all female wait staff. "Something like Hooters meets
      > > Outback, but much nicer," says Knight. Apparently Crowe personally
      > > designed the menu as well as a new figurehead, an emblematic boxing
      > > kangaroo.
      > >
      > > "The look of the ship won't change," claims Knight. "Space was a
      > > problem initially, but Russell hired a Naval Architect to draw up
      > > plans for a new deck for dancing which wouldn't detract from the
      > > overall historic spirit of the ship. "In fact Russell wants to
      > > enhance the historical accuracy of the ship by providing true crow's
      > > nests, something that was missing in the movie. Apparently all square
      > > rigged ships in the 1800's had them."
      > >
      > > In keeping with the overall theme the additions will be "Crowe's
      > > Nests" (note the 'e') and have ladders for VIP visitors, something
      > > less common on ships in the 1800's.
      > >
      > > Does Crowe plan on taking the ship for a spin out in the Pacific from
      > > time to time, perhaps reprising his role as "Master and Commander" for
      > > friends and family? "Heaven's no," says Knight. "The ship is going to
      > > be cemented in it's berth. It's going to have very valuable movie
      > > memorabilia on board so they don't want to risk damaging anything by
      > > exposing it to harsh conditions."
      > >
      > > The ship may be only the first in a series. Sources close to Crowe
      > > say he plans to purchase additional tall ships and convert them into
      > > members of a "fleet" of ships to be known as "Crowe Bars", installing
      > > them in places like Monaco and Cancun where the rich and famous like
      > > to play on their vacations.
      > >
      > > ===================================
      > >
      > > HMS Rose Posters Now Available Online
      > > $12 each + $4 per shipping per order
      > > http://www.tallshiprose.org/info/poster.html
      > >
      *************************************************************************
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      > > present owners of the 'HMS' ROSE.
      > >
      > >
      *************************************************************************
      > >
      > > The 'HMS' ROSE Newsletter is sponsored by
      > > StepZero, LLC (http://www.stepzero.com).
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > 2005 Crown Forces Events - All Crown Forces encouraged to attend
      > Please notify adc1812@... if your unit is attending
      >
      >
      > April 9-10 Crown Forces School, Fort York
      >
      > Sat Apr 9 School of Instruction: Infantry Officers & NCOs
      > (All Infantry Officers & NCOs encouraged to attend)
      >
      > Sat Apr 9 School of Instruction: Historical Cooking Workshop
      > (All Cooks encouraged to attend)
      >
      > Sun Apr 10 School of Instruction: Artillery Officers & Crews
      > (All Artillery Officers & Crews encouraged to attend)
      >
      > Register with Roland Wardle regwardle2@...
      >
      > ....
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      > June 4-5 Battle of Stoney Creek
      > Register with Sue Ramsay suramsay@...
      >
      > ....
      >
      > July 16-17 Annual 1812 Grand Tactical Ft. George
      > (All Crown and USA Forces encouraged to attend)
      > Register with David Webb david.webb@...
      >
      > July 16-17 School of the Sailor, Navy Hall, Fort George, Ont.
      > (All Naval Forces encouraged to attend)
      > Register with Victor Suthren: suthren@...
      >
      > ....
      >
      > August 20-21 Fort Niagara 1812 Weekend, Youngstown N.Y.
      > Register with Doug DeCroix: d_squared6@...
      >
      > ~ - ~
      >
      > June 25-26 Napoleonic Grand Encampment, Old Bedford Village, PA.
      > Register with Ken Hall: khall1207@...
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > CROWN FORCES NORTH AMERICA
      > is the convenient name given the re-created Military Re-enactment Units of
      > BRITISH ~ CANADIAN ~ MILITIA ~ ALLIED forces located in the United
      > States and Canada. Those Military Re-enactment Units are listed at:
      > http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
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    • PETER CATLEY
      Thanks Vic for that I enjoyed it but repects for admitting it got you :-) P** ... Gentlemen, my apologies. I read the newsletter at dawn and fired off my
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 1, 2005
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        Thanks Vic for that I enjoyed it but repects for
        admitting it got you :-)

        P**

        --- suthren@... wrote:

        ---------------------------------
        Gentlemen, my apologies. I read the newsletter at dawn
        and fired off my
        incensed comment. Then I looked at the calendar. Jeez.

        Yours---and a prime April Fool,
        Vic
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: <suthren@...>
        To: <ptwist@...>; "Mark"
        <pergunas@...>; "Peter
        Rindlisbacher" <pjrindli@...>;
        <Whiskeykng@...>; "Tom Hurlbut"
        <hurlbut8646@...>; <Bedfordprivateer@...>;
        <cfisher@...>; "Shirley & Edward
        Martin"
        <emartin2727@...>; <fairhead@...>; "John
        F. Millar"
        <newporthse@...>; "Douglas Leasure"
        <dougleasure@...>;
        <SevenSeas@...>; "Gill Bibby"
        <gill@...>;
        <Heartofoak1783@...>; <gunnerkedge@...>;
        "boldbritishhero"
        <boldbritishhero@...>; "Jen Kaines/Chris Jones"
        <Grog@...>;
        "Chris Bagley" <beowulf@...>; "Chris Blake"
        <cblake2@...>;
        <Warof1812@egroups.com (E-mail)>;
        <1812CrownForces@yahoogroups.com>;
        <asta@...>
        Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 6:54 AM
        Subject: [1812CrownForces] Fw: HMS Rose Newsletter:
        News on the Tall Ship
        Rose


        >
        > So it would appear a once beautiful and valued sail
        training vessel and
        > replica is being turned into a travesty of a
        tasteless nonsailing
        > Hooters-type bar with a boxing kangaroo figurehead
        (!) and an 'authentic'
        > crow's nest that 'every 18th C vessel had'. Poor
        Richard Bailey. And what
        > John Millar must be thinking I can't imagine. Better
        to imagine her as she
        > once was, mates, and raise a glass to what she gave
        us all. She deserved
        > better than this....
        >
        > Yours aye
        > Vic Suthren
        >
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "HMS ROSE Newsletter"
        <newsletter@...>
        > To: "HMS ROSE Newsletter"
        <newsletter@...>
        > Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 2:09 AM
        > Subject: HMS Rose Newsletter: News on the Tall Ship
        Rose
        >
        >
        > > 'HMS' ROSE Newsletter
        > > http://www.tallshiprose.org
        > >
        > > Los Angeles, April 1, 2005
        > >
        > > Sources confirmed today that Russell Crowe has
        purchased the tall ship
        > > HMS Rose from Fox Studios and the Maritime Museum
        San Diego. The ship
        > > which was used in the film "Master and Commander:
        Far Side of the
        > > World" will be moved from her current home in San
        Diego to Cabo San
        > > Lucas, Mexico, where Crowe plans to convert it
        into a floating
        > > restaurant and nightclub. According to an
        assistant to his publicist,
        > > Cindy Knight, Mr Crowe developed the idea with
        friends during the
        > > filming of the epic sea adventure. They had
        planned to open a South
        > > Pacific themed restaurant in LA after filming but
        initial attempts to
        > > work out a deal fell through because Fox wanted to
        reserve it for
        > > possible use in a sequel. When the sequel was
        shelved talks started
        > > up again and Crowe's new company, Twinkle Star
        Enterprises, was able
        > > to close the deal.
        > >
        > > "Russell has really been looking forward to this,"
        says Knight. "It's
        > > been a pet project of his for some time."
        According to Knight, he
        > > plans to name the ship "Crowe's Nest" and make it
        a premier dockside
        > > destination for wealthy Cabo party goers. It will
        feature Polynesian
        > > food and have an all female wait staff.
        "Something like Hooters meets
        > > Outback, but much nicer," says Knight. Apparently
        Crowe personally
        > > designed the menu as well as a new figurehead, an
        emblematic boxing
        > > kangaroo.
        > >
        > > "The look of the ship won't change," claims
        Knight. "Space was a
        > > problem initially, but Russell hired a Naval
        Architect to draw up
        > > plans for a new deck for dancing which wouldn't
        detract from the
        > > overall historic spirit of the ship. "In fact
        Russell wants to
        > > enhance the historical accuracy of the ship by
        providing true crow's
        > > nests, something that was missing in the movie.
        Apparently all square
        > > rigged ships in the 1800's had them."
        > >
        > > In keeping with the overall theme the additions
        will be "Crowe's
        > > Nests" (note the 'e') and have ladders for VIP
        visitors, something
        > > less common on ships in the 1800's.
        > >
        > > Does Crowe plan on taking the ship for a spin out
        in the Pacific from
        > > time to time, perhaps reprising his role as
        "Master and Commander" for
        > > friends and family? "Heaven's no," says Knight.
        "The ship is going to
        > > be cemented in it's berth. It's going to have
        very valuable movie
        > > memorabilia on board so they don't want to risk
        damaging anything by
        > > exposing it to harsh conditions."
        > >
        > > The ship may be only the first in a series.
        Sources close to Crowe
        > > say he plans to purchase additional tall ships and
        convert them into
        > > members of a "fleet" of ships to be known as
        "Crowe Bars", installing
        > > them in places like Monaco and Cancun where the
        rich and famous like
        > > to play on their vacations.
        > >
        > > ===================================
        > >
        > > HMS Rose Posters Now Available Online
        > > $12 each + $4 per shipping per order
        > > http://www.tallshiprose.org/info/poster.html
        > >
        *************************************************************************
        > > YOUR WISH IS OUR COMMAND
        > >
        > > SUBSCRIBE - subscribes you to the mailing
        list.
        > >
        mailto:newsletter@...?subject=subscribe
        > > UNSUBSCRIBE - unsubscribes you from the
        mailing list.
        > >
        >
        mailto:newsletter@...?subject=unsubscribe
        > > HELP - send you a help file on using
        the list.
        > >
        mailto:newsletter@...?subject=help
        > >
        > > To issue a command/request to the server: Send a
        message to
        > > newsletter@... with the command you
        wish executed as the
        > > subject of the message.
        > >
        > > This Newsletter is not sanctioned or in any way
        affiliated with the
        > > present owners of the 'HMS' ROSE.
        > >
        > >
        *************************************************************************
        > >
        > > The 'HMS' ROSE Newsletter is
        sponsored by
        > > StepZero, LLC
        (http://www.stepzero.com).
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 2005 Crown Forces Events - All Crown Forces
        encouraged to attend
        > Please notify adc1812@... if your unit is
        attending
        >
        >
        > April 9-10 Crown Forces School, Fort York
        >
        > Sat Apr 9 School of Instruction: Infantry
        Officers & NCOs
        > (All Infantry Officers & NCOs encouraged to
        attend)
        >
        > Sat Apr 9 School of Instruction: Historical
        Cooking Workshop
        > (All Cooks encouraged to attend)
        >
        > Sun Apr 10 School of Instruction: Artillery
        Officers & Crews
        > (All Artillery Officers & Crews encouraged to
        attend)
        >
        > Register with Roland Wardle regwardle2@...
        >
        > ....
        >
        > June 4-5 Battle of Stoney Creek
        > Register with Sue Ramsay suramsay@...
        >
        > ....
        >
        > July 16-17 Annual 1812 Grand Tactical Ft.
        George
        > (All Crown and USA Forces encouraged to attend)
        > Register with David Webb david.webb@...
        >
        > July 16-17 School of the Sailor, Navy Hall,
        Fort George, Ont.
        > (All Naval Forces encouraged to attend)
        > Register with Victor Suthren: suthren@...
        >
        > ....
        >
        > August 20-21 Fort Niagara 1812 Weekend, Youngstown
        N.Y.
        > Register with Doug DeCroix: d_squared6@...
        >
        > ~ - ~
        >
        > June 25-26 Napoleonic Grand Encampment, Old
        Bedford Village, PA.
        > Register with Ken Hall: khall1207@...
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > CROWN FORCES NORTH AMERICA
        > is the convenient name given the re-created Military
        Re-enactment Units of
        > BRITISH ~ CANADIAN ~ MILITIA ~ ALLIED forces located
        in the United
        > States and Canada. Those Military Re-enactment Units
        are listed at:
        > http://1812crownforces.tripod.com
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > THE WAR OF 1812
        >
        > =-=-=
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >



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