Doubletakes. The Little Lady Who Sparked the Revolution, December, 1773
The original HMS Sultana was built in Boston and launched in 1768.The purpose if its crew was to intercept colonist ships and collect duties on the goods they were carrying. As the ship had extensive documentation as to how she was built and logbooks from her voyages, the ship was replicated and serves as a floating classroom today. [images]
Schooners, HMS Sultana, Tea tax (American colonies)
Sargent, Colin W., "Doubletakes. The Little Lady Who Sparked the Revolution, December, 1773" (2016). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 2072.
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