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Ship in Full Sail

World Maritime Days

Sep 26

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Ship in Full Sail

The Caledonian Steam Packet Company was founded in 1889.

Formed to complement the services of the Caledonian Railway, the Caledonian Steam Packet Company provided a scheduled shipping service, carrying freight and passengers, on the west coast of Scotland. 

Many of the ships operated by the company were named the novels and poems of Sir Walter Scott - Meg Merrilees, Madge Wildfire, Ivanhoe, Jeanie Deans, and Waverly.

For more on the Caledonian Steam Packet Company, click the painting of 'Vimeria' under full sail by 

Woolston Barratt (active 1890–1910) from the Scottish Fisheries Museum.


See below for a video of this dance performed at the Academy Of Fine Arts, Chelyabinsk, 2010.

Ship in Full Sail

Click the dance cribs or description below to link to a printable version of the dance!

Ship in Full Sail

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