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The Yankee's finial days on the reef at Rarotonga

The Yankee's finial days on the reef at Rarotonga

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Comment by Scott T. Shier on December 11, 2014 at 8:10pm

So sad. I always cringe at the noble lady's demise.

Comment by Bill Johnson on December 11, 2014 at 9:22pm

Hi Scott: Yes, it was so very, very sad the way the Yankee disintegrated over the years since 1964. The Yankee was a beautiful sailing vessel in her day... I can remember her very well. I was one of the last people to see her at anchor just 2 days B4 she went on the reef at Rarotonga. The next time which was 3 weeks later, she was high and dry on the reef at Avarua, Rarotonga. 

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